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Old 07-15-2009, 04:22 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by SpaceAlex View Post
and another gig on my graphic card
The size of your GPUs video memory is not entirely pertinent to requiring a x64 OS - unless you have a workstation card perhaps(like a quadro), and are using it within an application like Adobe CS4 x64.

Unless you have some pesky apps installed that you use for work (yeah, there can be problems... for pretty much every device that's less than 2 years old.
I know it seems unusual to techheads like us, but there are many people that dont want to buy new kit that frequently. The amount of individuals and business I know using XP far outshadows those using Vista/W7.

Also, does anyone miss XP's status bar functionality in Win7 (and Vista also)?
Do you have a pic ? There are many things you can switch on and off in Vista.

If you are a stickler for file and folder details, then something like cubic explorer might be what you're after. It can be configured to show you pretty much everything. Tis also free


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