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Poll: How would you obtain Windows Vista? (91 member(s) have cast votes)

I'm going to..

  1. Buy a fresh copy of Vista (69 votes [30.80%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.80%

  2. Vista pre-installed PC/Notebook (68 votes [30.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.36%

  3. Upgrade from Windows XP (46 votes [20.54%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.54%

  4. Illegally (38 votes [16.96%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.96%

  5. Never (3 votes [1.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.34%

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#21 gaz-545


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Posted 15 October 2006 - 01:45 PM

Download it from MSDN.

#22 Dustin



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Posted 15 October 2006 - 02:19 PM

Well...part of me says I should download it illegally. I've been downloading programs and such for years. It's easy and free. But then there is this part of me that sees it as..well..

I pay $50 for a video game that I play maybe 20 or 30 hours. I might buy three or four of these video games a year. That's like $200. For just a few hours every other day. Why not go ahead and spend $300-400 for a OS that I will use for probably 5+ years?

It only seems logical...

But knowing me, I'll download it when a crack comes out and probably buy it later, or with it preloaded onto a new pc a couple years from now.

#23 endrit10


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Posted 15 October 2006 - 02:52 PM

^ yeah, the only way i get legal windows is with new a pc

I get a new one every 2 - 3 years aprox

#24 HingVista


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Posted 15 October 2006 - 06:46 PM

Ill gonna buy a fresh copy and after a few months (after some good reviews) im gonna buy a dx10 card.

Same :D

#25 Flash848



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Posted 19 October 2006 - 01:48 PM

I'll buy it legally.

#26 Agon


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Posted 22 October 2006 - 03:55 AM

Vista will get cracked very easily, Microsoft keeps trying to enforce security but and form of a Windows OS will always be cracked, because there is those Mac hacker idiots(not judging whole population of Mac by this, I use a Mac Mini myself and Mac people are smart)but those ones that are jealous of MS that their OS is doing better than Mac they will spent their lives just to cheat Bill Gates out of his money, which is wrong and that is why I will buy it.

#27 VistaFreak NT

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Posted 22 October 2006 - 04:06 AM

LOL, WinMatrics, u used to be a Keygenist???

#28 FalseAgent


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Posted 22 October 2006 - 09:09 AM

I'd buy it if my mother has the money :P
Or else I would just use XP...

If this becomes like the switch from win98 to XP where everybody just had to switch to XP ...then i'd....well, i'd see...

Also, if skinning here at winmatrix moves to vista (where all the skins created are only for use with vista), then I would...well, i'd see...

I also agree with thoosje...life is expensive enough here. Vista costs alot here (USdollars times 2)

#29 Kimmy


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Posted 22 October 2006 - 03:49 PM

Im getting a crack for it, why would you pay good money when u can just download it in a few hours?

Are you really going to do that? Aren’t you afraid of Microsoft catching you?

Best wishes,

#30 Caleb


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Posted 22 October 2006 - 10:00 PM

I'll buy it if I like it. I'm in no rush. OSX and XP on one machine = :heart:!

#31 Culprit


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Posted 22 October 2006 - 10:25 PM

when vista comes out im goin to upgrage my windows media center to vista I CANT WAIT. :D :D :D

#32 Seventh Surfer

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Posted 23 October 2006 - 12:45 AM

I'll buy the Vista Upgrade DVD.

#33 Hemmer


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Posted 23 October 2006 - 02:11 AM

probably just upgrade... :/

#34 pfaf


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Posted 23 October 2006 - 04:40 AM

honestly, i'm pretty sick of vista already. i mean, granted ive never actually used it or anything, but i am SO sick of all the vista-like skins and apps and this and that and so on and so on. I'm in no rush to get vista. It'll be pre-installed on my new pc when i get one in a couple years or so, but i might end up getting a mac. Idk i'm just not that pumped about it anymore.

#35 Stefan


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Posted 24 October 2006 - 02:01 AM


#36 TituFama


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Posted 24 October 2006 - 11:39 AM

A Laptop with Vista with GeForce 8800 Go edition ( hopefully :D )

#37 binzoo


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Posted 25 October 2006 - 01:20 PM

im going to get it leagally because i have some money in the kitty that going to sit there doing nothing!

#38 ieadm



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Posted 25 October 2006 - 04:41 PM

ill prob just get it through work.

#39 shooter468


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Posted 25 October 2006 - 07:07 PM

Im getting a crack for it, why would you pay good money when u can just download it in a few hours?

just what i was thinking!

there will be so many people trying to crack it that eventually it will work without a legit serial number!

Edited by shooter468, 25 October 2006 - 07:08 PM.

#40 Freka


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Posted 26 October 2006 - 12:13 AM

funny 30 percent illegally :)

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