Microsoft Canada Leaks Vista Pricing

"Microsoft Canada Leaks Vista Pricing"

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Microsoft on Monday briefly posted pricing for Windows Vista on its Canadian Web site, giving an eye into what the company will charge for the new operating system. A Microsoft spokesperson claims that the software giant "inadvertently posted Windows Vista Canadian retain prices on its website", but these have been subsequently taken down due to Microsoft not wanting to share retail pricing information at this moment. Before the pricing was removed the posting indicated that the Home Basic edition of Windows Vista will be priced the same as Windows XP Home, at US$233 ($259 Canadian). But, for those wanting the premium version of the OS, the pricing translates to a significant increase.

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28-08-2006, 06:09:23

FragTek
Yes, u can install to an external USB hard drive but you have to modify the USB driver so that it doesn't disconnect during the boot procedure (Win XP resets the USB driver like 3 times during startup). If you google Windows XP on External Hard Drive you can probably find a step by step guide for getting in to on to a different drive.

That 10gb hd u have sounds like it finally bit the dust, that sucker is OOOOLD. lol.

28-08-2006, 06:22:15

omgwtfbbq
thanks frag, btw nice desert eagle,that is bigger than an ingram (my uncle found and ingram TMP SITTING ON THE STREET in japan)

I am just not sure how my 'ill hard drive could have died in between when i removed all the old crap from that box...and when i put the new stuff in...i was super carefull with static and i deffinatley did not drop it...weird...

28-08-2006, 06:24:52

FragTek
A hard drive that old would just be prone to dying from the slightest little thing. How old is that drive? Has to be almost 10 years old.

28-08-2006, 06:31:26

omgwtfbbq
rofl i have no idea how old it is...very old for a computer component

28-08-2006, 07:44:15

FragTek
Due to its age its quite possible that it just decided to go [IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG] up mate. Computer components can die from just sitting, they're goofy like that.

29-08-2006, 04:44:37

omgwtfbbq
ok i got it working, and i will tell you how if you promise not to lol...ok initially it was the ribbon cord leading to the HD now plugged in correctly...i removed the power cable and in order to fix the robon cable and forgot to replace the power cable after i was finished. :o :o :o

29-08-2006, 05:00:16

PV5150
I can't promise not to laugh, but I guess in the excitement of it all it's easy enough done :p Congarts on getting it sorted anyway mate :wavey:

29-08-2006, 08:54:52

omgwtfbbq
lol, ok i installed all the games and wow...102 fps in the CS;S video test...very pleased with that (full details no AA)

29-08-2006, 09:25:48

MikeEnIke

lol, ok i installed all the games and wow...102 fps in the CS;S video test...very pleased with that (full details no AA)


Am I wrong to think that the 102fps you are getting is with two 7300GT's in SLI?

29-08-2006, 10:35:34

omgwtfbbq
yeah...it just one card...i was like :D when i saw it.
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