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Vista SP2 Beta

Hi All, Vista sp2 beta is now out, if anybody wants it. See HERE

      

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Hi All, I had it on for 2 days, found the bootup and the shut down was slow. I found very little difference between SP2 for Vista and SP3 for XP Apart from a couple of things, it is just a gloryfied update of fixes.

      

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I have been runnng it since it came out in the beta release.It has been running extremely well,system is very stable and alot of issues have been rectified with SP2.

 

Keep in mind not all of the BETA downloads will install,i had to search the web for one that installed on my system.

E1705 T7400 2.16Ghz / Vista Home Premium SP2 / 17" LG WUXGA 1920 X 1200 / 4GB 667Mhz Geil Ram w/Heatspreaders / Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB 7200RPM / 500GB 7200RPM My Book / Nvidia Geforce Go 7900GS 256MB / Toshiba DVD/CD+/-RW DL / Intel 4965 A/B/G/N / 355 Bluetooth 2.0+EDR / Pinnacle Pro HDTV USB Tuner / Pinnacle Ultimate HDTV USB Tuner / Sound Blaster Audigy Advanced MB / Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio Notebook / Logitech G51 Surround Sound Speakers / 2-NB-MA01 Notebook Coolers / 3D Mark06 5446 / Driver v.174.31 /

XPS M1730 Saphire Blue X9000 @ 3.2 / Vista Home Premium SP2 / 17" WUXGA 1920 x 1200 / Matshita BD\DVD Combo / 8GB 800Mhz Geil RAM / 500GB>200GB 7200RPM / 9800M GTX SLI / AGEIA PhysX Accelerator / Intel 4965 / 355 Bluetooth / 5700 Mobile Broadband / 3D Mark06 16250 /Driver 275.50 beta

XPS Gen 4 Desktop>being rebuilt

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I'll wait for the final release.

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Hi All, By the looks of it, its going to be a long beta with SP2 not due out until the first half of 2009. See HERE

      

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As always, I'll wait until the final version is released.   :emotion-5:

 

Bev.

 


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Bev,

Moi aussi!

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I've had mixed results with SP2 on my M1330.  The new bluetooth interface seems better.  Windows 7, now there's a whole 'nother matter!  Nice!

 

Tom

 

XPS 420, Q6600, 4GB, 500 GB, Vista Home Premium

XPS 420, Q6700, 4GB, 750GB x2 (RAID0) Vista x64 Ultimate

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 320GB, Windows 7 x64 build 6801

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 320GB, Quad Boot: XP Pro x64, Vista x64 Ultimate, Ubuntu, Media Direct

 Tom

XPS 420, Q6600, 4GB, 500 GB, WIndows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS 420, Q6700, 8GB G.Skill 1.9v, OCZ Vertex 30GB x2 (RAID0), Windows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 60 GB OCZ Vertex, Windows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 320GB, Quad Boot: XP Pro x64, Vista x64 Ultimate, Ubuntu, Media Direct

Mini 9, 1.6 GHz, 2 GB, BT, 1.3MP Webcam, 32 GB Runcore, Windows 7 x86 RTM Ultimate

Mini 10, long gone and good riddance

Mini 10v,  1.6 GHz, 2 GB, Dual Boot XP & Windows 7 x86 RTM Ultimate

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What's the problem with SP2?...

E1705 T7400 2.16Ghz / Vista Home Premium SP2 / 17" LG WUXGA 1920 X 1200 / 4GB 667Mhz Geil Ram w/Heatspreaders / Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB 7200RPM / 500GB 7200RPM My Book / Nvidia Geforce Go 7900GS 256MB / Toshiba DVD/CD+/-RW DL / Intel 4965 A/B/G/N / 355 Bluetooth 2.0+EDR / Pinnacle Pro HDTV USB Tuner / Pinnacle Ultimate HDTV USB Tuner / Sound Blaster Audigy Advanced MB / Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio Notebook / Logitech G51 Surround Sound Speakers / 2-NB-MA01 Notebook Coolers / 3D Mark06 5446 / Driver v.174.31 /

XPS M1730 Saphire Blue X9000 @ 3.2 / Vista Home Premium SP2 / 17" WUXGA 1920 x 1200 / Matshita BD\DVD Combo / 8GB 800Mhz Geil RAM / 500GB>200GB 7200RPM / 9800M GTX SLI / AGEIA PhysX Accelerator / Intel 4965 / 355 Bluetooth / 5700 Mobile Broadband / 3D Mark06 16250 /Driver 275.50 beta

XPS Gen 4 Desktop>being rebuilt

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Hi All, I had it on for 2 days, found the bootup and the shut down was slow. I found very little difference between SP2 for Vista and SP3 for XP Apart from a couple of things, it is just a gloryfied update of fixes.

      

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I had my M1330 lock up a couple times after SP2 and it never did that before with Vista 64-bit Ultimate.

Tom

 Tom

XPS 420, Q6600, 4GB, 500 GB, WIndows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS 420, Q6700, 8GB G.Skill 1.9v, OCZ Vertex 30GB x2 (RAID0), Windows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 60 GB OCZ Vertex, Windows 7 x64 RTM Ultimate

XPS M1330, 2.4 GHz, 4GB, 320GB, Quad Boot: XP Pro x64, Vista x64 Ultimate, Ubuntu, Media Direct

Mini 9, 1.6 GHz, 2 GB, BT, 1.3MP Webcam, 32 GB Runcore, Windows 7 x86 RTM Ultimate

Mini 10, long gone and good riddance

Mini 10v,  1.6 GHz, 2 GB, Dual Boot XP & Windows 7 x86 RTM Ultimate

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