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Operating system for Laptop

  1. Mar 26, 2007 #1
    Yeah yeah yeah -- don't give me the ol' go to Linux -- this isn't my personal computer!!! Anyway.....

    I am looking at laptops for someone at work, and I am noticing the standard sites have many laptops still offer XP as the OS. Is there a reason for this, and should I be pushing harder for Vista? Anyone have a recommendation for what version of Vista if that's what I shold do?

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  3. Mar 26, 2007 #2
    Businesses tend to lag behind the consumer world when it comes to OS upgrades. Many businesses are likely to continue purchasing computers with Windows XP until Vista has been out for a bit. The reasoning behind this is that a new OS is more likely to have security issues that haven't been ironed out yet and software and driver compatibility is generally not as good either.
  4. Mar 28, 2007 #3


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