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  • I Bought Microsoft Vista

    I just ordered a copy of Microsoft Vista (RC1) !

    I haven't seen anyone get Vista running with KVM or kqemu, so I figured that would be interesting to see if it works.

    Some other articles could come out of this as well.
    Michael Larabel
    http://www.michaellarabel.com/

  • #2
    Ultimate Version? And why RC1?
    Synergy6

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Synergy6 View Post
      Ultimate Version? And why RC1?
      Synergy6
      RC1 is $5 at NewEgg. I am not going to support Microsoft more than I have to .

      Though a computer shop has already sponsored an Ultimate copy for Phoronix if we choose to accept.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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      • #4
        Vista = bleh...shame on you! Although I do understand you're going to need it eventually to compare benchmarks, so you're forgiven...

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Michael View Post
          I just ordered a copy of Microsoft Vista (RC1) !

          I haven't seen anyone get Vista running with KVM or kqemu, so I figured that would be interesting to see if it works.

          Some other articles could come out of this as well.
          Who's the Microsoft fanboi now? ;-)

          /me runs in other direction.

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          • #6
            All he's done is contaminate a VM or a hard disk with a particularly nasty boot-sector virus. Vista's just...heh...it's NOT what people are making it out to be. Well, unless they're panning it that is.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Michael View Post
              Though a computer shop has already sponsored an Ultimate copy for Phoronix if we choose to accept.
              Will you accept?
              Synergy6

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Synergy6 View Post
                Will you accept?
                Synergy6
                Perhaps, just to have a new drink coaster
                Michael Larabel
                http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Michael View Post
                  Perhaps, just to have a new drink coaster
                  I don't think the sponsors would necessarily appreciate the sentiment.
                  Synergy6

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                  • #10
                    BSOD on loading of Windows installer.... At first it complained having no APCI (when I passed the -no-apci argument), so then I enabled it and then everything got all blue.
                    Michael Larabel
                    http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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