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    Vista SP1 RC1 available

    It's on MSDN this evening. I've just finished downloading it remotely so will give it a whirl in the morning.

    Not sure what's in it, but still tremendously exciting times :P

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    How big is it please? Is there XP SP3?

    Thanks

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    Not Surprising....

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    Quote Originally Posted by eejit

    Not sure what's in it, but still tremendously exciting times :P

    Riiiiight......

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    Yeah, I installed XP SP3 last week, but haven't had a huge amount of time to play with that test machine. Certainly it 'seemed' quicker than it had been before.

    @FN-Greatermanchester, The Vista SP1 is something like 460MB in size.

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    I remember when that was published and that it was discredited the very next day due to how the tests were conducted.

    Anyway, Vista is good now. In my experience there are two things to be aware of. Remote Desktop from Vista makes the target machine look like it has CPU at 100% until you run this command:

    netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled

    The other thing is you need to disable offline files unless the share that you will be syncing is quite small - certainly under a Gig. The new way that offline files works is great, but if the shares are large then the machine will be tied up with doing comparisons all day long.

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    The other thing is you need to disable offline files unless the share that you will be syncing is quite small - certainly under a Gig. The new way that offline files works is great, but if the shares are large then the machine will be tied up with doing comparisons all day long.
    So it's still worthless then eh?

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    That is pre-SP1 though - perhaps that is fixed now. I'm not going to bother checking it out at the moment.

    BTW, the update took 90 mins exactly, so that's pretty long.

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    I recall installing XP SP2 was similarly glacial.

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    I downloaded on Saturday. Took about 100mins to download, thats a OS re-write not an SP! Anyway, I have installed it on my test laptop running vista home basic with the minimum requirements.

    So far, I have found general performance has greatly improved. Not so much hanging around for apps to open or crash. Startup time has also dramatically decreased, one of my main hates about Vista, used to take near on 10mins for all startup process to finish, takes about as long as xp did now. Haven't done much more testing than that, but dear I say it, so far so good.....

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    Re: Vista SP1 RC1 available

    Its funny that Microsoft have got soo many new fixes with the Service Pack and its not suprising that they have released a service pack soo early due to rushing Vista out at the start of this year.

    LEK

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    so this service pack................

    so looking at the changes on the microshaft website that are introduced with this service pack, it just looks as if microshaft are not even bothering to polish this turd.

    I dont think i'll bother installing visturd again, and then this service pack, just to see if it makes any difference, as at the moment i am avoiding visturd ' like a piece of dogsh*t on a stick'.

    HELLO MICROSHAFT !,HELLO ANYBODY THERE!!
    we kind of liked ( well tolerated ) windoze XP, why did you move everything around?,make everything work differently, and generally F*CK up with this OS


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