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Vista / XP

By Steve Gunn
Mar 10, 2008
  1. Hey Guys.


    Random Question.
    Can you install software, that you can install on XP on Windows Vista? :suspiciou
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    a greate many can, some require updates. give it a try :)
     
  3. Steve Gunn

    Steve Gunn TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 92

    Oh ok Great!
     
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    In short, most will work. But Vista is known to have problems with a lot of software - particularly when it addresses peripherals.

    98% will work. The problem is mostly with drivers associated with other hardware.

    Bear in mind, Vista also runs slower than XP. (though not by much). If your intent is to play games, stick with XP.
     
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