Windows Vista is the Windows ME of 2007.
Just like XP was only a facelift of Windows 2k, Vista is a facelift of XP.
(with a few security enhancements) ...
C'mon guys.. We're all still running NT4 workstation with pretty colors. ;)
There will be a new version of Windows in 2009 that should have WINFS built
in, which was supposed to be in Vista. That MIGHT be worth upgrading to. In
the meantime, don't waste your money.
As for Linksys -- They don't know what they are talking about. TCP/IP is
TCP/IP... UPNP might have some issues w/ Vista but you can still configure
it manually and it will work.
Now back to our regular scheduled programming........
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of David Jordan
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:26 PM
Cc: 'Perry - K4PWO'; 'Towertalk Reflector'
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Vista comment and tower question...
This topic needs its own reflector but I just hooked up a brand new PC
with VISTA and LINKSYS tells me I need a new router because the three
year old unit I have will not play with a VISTA PC....what a hoot.
David Cook wrote:
>There is no compatability issue with the original low-level WAV/RIFF format
>multimedia data handling that most all current soundcard software uses.
>Direct Sound has not obsoleted the original Windows soundcard APIs in
>Where did you hear that rumor?
>73, Dave, WA0TTN
>>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Perry - K4PWO
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 10:44 PM
>>To: Towertalk Reflector
>>Subject: [TowerTalk] Vista comment and tower question...
>>Every thing I've thrown at Vista so far has been OK. It
>>"plug and played"
>>with my jump drives, external DVD-RW drive, camera, cell
>>phone, printer and
>>scanner. I haven't tried soundcard modem software yet as I
>>expect that may
>>be a problem area as most Ham soundcard software doesn't use
>>the MS Direct
>>Sound API. The system I have it on is a low end laptop
>>(under $1K) using a
>>Core 2 Duo T5200 processor, I GB RAM and a 120 GB hard drive.
>> It uses the
>>Intel integrated graphics chipset for display and it "plays" the fancy
>>"Aero" interface fine. As to versions, the only one to stay
>>away from is
>>Vista Home Basic. It's a waste of money. Vista Home Premium
>>will serve 90%
>>Now back to tower stuff... Can one of you "engineering" types
>>let me know
>>the max wind load area for 70 mph rating of a free standing
>>55' Rohn 45
>>tower in 3 cu. yards of 1" rebar reinforced concrete (bottom
>>section is 5'
>>in the concrete)? Or is it even possible to freestand that much 45?
>>73 de Perry - K4PWO
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