Vista

My Vista Experience, Pt. 3

Lately, I had some trouble installing a new Nvidia display driver: During installation of this driver Vista told me that “Age of Empires II Update 2” was not compatible with Vista… Er…? OK…..? The Nvidia installer ended without actually installing the driver and Vista then asked if it should try installing the program with recommended …

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My Vista Experience, Pt. 2

Vista and current hardware should be no problem. But what about some more ancient piece of hardware? Before installing Vista I upgraded my motherboard’s BIOS to the latest version (which by the time of writing was “F5” for my Gigabyte “GA-M55S-S3”). I think that wouldn’t have been absolutely necessary but I also hoped getting rid …

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My Vista Experience, Pt. 1 ½

Today only two screenshots made with Vista’s “Snipping Tool” (by the way, very cool)…This is the new Windows Control Panel with all new icons and the new “Windows Update”: Just to give you some impressions.Again, to be continued…

My Vista Experience, Pt. 1

I finally did it… The voices in my head told me to… I couldn’t resist any longer… So I ordered “Windows Vista Home Premium” at Amazon and installed it. In the following I’d like to share my first steps in this shiny new “World of Vista”. First a little more detailed view on my hardware: …

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