Re: Is Vista "there" yet?

Subject: Re: Is Vista "there" yet?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 11:50:08 -0700

No. If you want to try using Vista on a new
system, at least get a dual-boot setup so you
can boot to XP if you need to.

Wireless "n" is being widely sold, but is not an
official "standard" yet. Most "n" routers and
adapters will probably work fine with the final
standard (but may require updating the
firmware).

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
> Here it is practically June of 2008... is Microsoft Vista ready to be
> used in real life, yet?
>
> Or is my [possibly] preferred laptop vendor still correct in offering
> ONLY versions of XP as the pre-installed OS?
>
> Also, I notice that this vendor offers Wireless options 802.11b/g or
> a/g.... whatup with "n" that was _going_ to be the next standard,
> last
> time I was looking for a wireless network card about two years ago -
> are
> we stalled at "g"??
>
> Again, I'm asking about real life, not spec-sheet heaven.

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