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Old 07-15-2009, 05:22 AM   #48
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and another gig on my graphic card
The size of your GPUs video memory is not entirely pertinent to requiring a x64 OS - unless you have a workstation card perhaps(like a quadro), and are using it within an application like Adobe CS4 x64.

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Unless you have some pesky apps installed that you use for work (yeah, there can be problems... for pretty much every device that's less than 2 years old.
I know it seems unusual to techheads like us, but there are many people that dont want to buy new kit that frequently. The amount of individuals and business I know using XP far outshadows those using Vista/W7.

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Also, does anyone miss XP's status bar functionality in Win7 (and Vista also)?
Do you have a pic ? There are many things you can switch on and off in Vista.

If you are a stickler for file and folder details, then something like cubic explorer might be what you're after. It can be configured to show you pretty much everything. Tis also free

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