Originally Posted by SD Nihil
20GB. What is that for the Vista Enterprise version? I'm planning to get Vista Home Premium. Also, the family for their computer that they are getting discounted might be a Home Basic. Not sure. But basically the home version.
Im not sure about Vista Business but Vista Ulti can indeed take up to 20GB. I myself always recommend having a system partition or drive, just dont make it too small that you cant do anything necssary on it. Either that, or at least have a separate drive or partition for media./photos/docs etc so they wont 'go down with the ship' if you ever need to do a reformat in a drastic situation
Should I upgrade and get the version 7 or is there much new in it? Anything new security wise or no?
Unless you needed more ports or wanted to add gigabit or wireless functionality, dont upgrade merely because of "security reasons" As mentioned in the security thread, the greatest security threat to the pc is the user, not maleveolent external forces in hoods with laptops and magical haxx pow3rz
And isn't it true that when yo have a cable modem and your using a wireless router, that when both computers are activly being used for internet that bandwidth is being shared?
Things vary with what plan you are onn, but anyones internet experience revolves around 3 things:
*speed of your connection
>>these two depend on what plan you are on
the third factor is
*amount of local concurrent users
hence, any amount of simultaneous users can only use up a combined total of the maximum amount of whatever your connection speed allows. If its just plain browsing, no one will notice it, but for more heavier stuff like youtibe, large downloads etc, then the avialable speed gets divvied up between the amount of users and slowdowns will be experienced with more users jumping on.
Any 'internet activity' can effect what is happening. Apart from browser proggies, you can have windows update, av proggies etc churning away in the background. Merely having the browser on doesnt mean its devouring up bandwidth if its a plain page without alot of flash garbage going on the background.
That being said, some people have insanely fast plans and may never notice anything
All of the above re- networking is regardless of what OS you are using