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Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

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Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

PC Magazine
4 June 2007

Microsoft Windows Vista Review

itshootout.com
26 March 2007
  • Excerpt: Many years in the Making, Vista has now been our for a couple of months in its final retail form. We take a concise look at Microsoft's new OS, uncover some bugs and give it a thorough shakedown. Is Vista ready to take over from XP as your PC's......
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Overall 9
9.0

Microsoft Windows Vista

Active Network
18 April 2007
  • Conclusion: So this has been my experience with Windows Vista, “so far”. I recently tried upgrading from XP x86 to Vista x86 (you can check out ActiveWin’s visual tutorial here ) , Quote: “Installation in Vista is a very straightforward experience, its almost unattended; you only need to be at the computer during the initial phase of set up and the Out of Box Experience page.
  • Pros: Better Security/Backup/management, Simpler Interface, Better Integrated Search & Organization, Attractive Interface, Strong Set of built in applications, Strong hardware support, Straightforward Installation
  • Cons: Confusing Networking, Installation not customizable, Aero Graphics stressful on system, Some aspects of the interface not customizable, Defragmentation component too limited, No built in partitioning Tools, Too many Control Panel Applets in Classic View (take a que from Mac OS X's System Preferences), Windows Experience Index is too misleading, No significant value to consumer over other editions, Too many dialogs still exist (LAN Connection, System Properties, Person...
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.3

Microsoft Windows Vista

PC Pro
18 January 2007
  • Conclusion: It's by no means perfect, but the improved security, search and look-and-feel make Vista an obvious upgrade for anyone whose hardware will support it. But only if you can afford the high price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Microsoft Windows Vista review

IT PRO
18 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Window's XP's replacement is finally here. We delve deep into the new OS to see if it's worth upgrading?
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Microsoft Windows Vista

tecchannel.de
28 May 2007
  • Excerpt: Microsoft verspricht bei Windows 7 hohe Performance und verbesserte Energiesparfunktionen. Wir überprüfen die Behauptung und vergleichen Rechenleistung und Effizienz von Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2 und Windows XP SP3 auf drei aktuellen PC-Plattformen.
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