I have had nothing but good experiences with X64 vista. I would not go back to XP if you paid me. Sure if you have older equipment or proprietary software then you might have issues, but most of the bad about Vista is highly blown out of proportion.
Vista 64 is far more stable and robust then XP every though of being. Sure you have to learn the OS a bit but it is not as bad as it is made out to be.
And Win 7 which is Vista on steroids will be the final death nail in the XP coffin.
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