Vista Discussion on running Windows Vista on the Dell Mini

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Default Vista Service Pack 2, Anyone? - 06-08-2009, 11:55 PM

Has anyone here tried service pack 2 of vista installed on their mini? Please enlighten me if its a good download or what it fixes if any....
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Default 06-09-2009, 12:41 AM

Not on my Mini, but on my Studio XPS 13. Laptop seems to be more stable now.

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Default 06-11-2009, 05:50 PM

put it on mine, no problems....
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Default No troubles - 07-14-2009, 12:43 AM

I have been running it from day one, actually found it to boost the overall performance of Vista on my mini. Recommended.

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Default 09-02-2009, 02:22 AM

Vista SP2 works good on my Latitude 2100 which is pretty much the same hardware as the mini.
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Default 09-13-2009, 04:32 AM

Well have managed to get SP2 on Mini 9, after running vsp1cl.exe to create sufficient space to allow SP2 to install and after running compcl.exe after SP2 - and using unmodified install disks (ie no vlite) have ended up with 3.62 gig spare on a 16gig SSD - as compared to a much lighter normal XP install. However all things including aero work, have set specified pagefile limits, disabled system restore and to be honest it actually runs not bad - had OSX10.5.4 on this prior to installing Vista Ultimate and really not much to say between them for speed - Vista actually seems OK, weird yes I know but looking froward to running the final version of windows 7 just for comparisons sake.

Have also run multiple cleaners like CCcleaner and wise disk cleaner, have also left all the eye candy turned on just to see how it performs.
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