A problem with Windows 7 is that you CANNOT upgrade to it from XP. You
ether have to do a fresh install (wipe your HD), or first upgrade to
Vista, then Win 7. Personally, I'm sticking with XP .....
Michael Coslo wrote:
> On Aug 7, 2009, at 12:09 PM, K0HB wrote:
>> Sometime soon I need to pull the trigger on a new PC for the shack.
>> Critical applications will be:
>> WriteLog (current V10.72E)
>> Logger32 (current V3.20)
>> microHAM Router (current V7.2.4)
>> Is there any style of VISTA that I should avoid?
> Vista will be an interesting experience - I would wait until Windows 7
> is out. This isn't an endorsement of W7, though if you have a choice,
> get a machine that can be upgraded to XP.
> If you get a Vista machine, I would suggest new peripherals, as many
> perfectly good peripherals do not have Vista driver support.
> I personally wouldn't - even though I have a Vista laptop I bought for
> learning purposes. There is a reason that most of the pros don't adopt
> Vista into the professional environment. And that is a professional
> -73 de Mike N3LI -
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