by CIO Staff

Don’t Buy Windows Vista! (6 Reasons to Wait)

Jan 29, 20071 min
Small and Medium BusinessWindows

The consumer launch of Microsoft Vista is here, but don’t rush to buy.

No, this is not a review of vista, but a recommendation to wait until you’ve considered several factors. Among them: Vista is still incompatible with leading vendors’ products, is still incomplete and is even now awaiting its first service pack.

Factor in price (up to $400 for the software alone) and hardware requirements (special hybrid or flash drives, a graphics card supporting Pixel and video cards—or a new PC entirely) to get the most out of Vista, and the costs quickly add up. 

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