Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Feb 2007 09:58 UTC, submitted by george
Windows Microsoft is keen to stir up enthusiasm for Windows Vista, but when it comes to the 64-bit edition of the recently released operating system, the software giant is sending decidedly mixed messages. Vista is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, with the latter targeted at owners of recent computers with 64-bit processors. However, customers who purchase the retail version of Vista Home Basic, Home Premium or Business don't have the option of buying the 64-bit version directly. It also seems Microsoft will toughen its anti-piracy policies.
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eivind
Member since:
2005-11-09

"Why should SP1 solve *anything*. All a service pack is is a large group of fixes(sic), packages together."

Not entirely true. A service pack could be *anything*. Look at XP SP2. Look at what it solved.

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Andre Member since:
2005-07-06

Look at XP SP2. Look at what it solved.

And look at what new problems it created.
The changed tcp/ip driver with a limit in the half-open connections, causing problems for Peer to Peer Software, and some other problems it caused.
Okay, they did an improvement in the WiFi support, but still, a newer service pack is not for sure a better result.

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