Windows Vista, should you?

Microsoft is releasing its latest update to Windows at the end of January. The effort behind this is the best money can buy applied over more than 4 years to satisfy customer requests and complaints. As always, there is a lot of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) mongering among the cynics. Vista will be replacing XP on new machines.

While there does not appear to be any pressing need for an XP user to upgrade, there are a few features that might be useful for the RV enthusiast with a laptop using WiFi networking. These include a completely re-written network core, better sleep and hibernation functioning, and better security for data and use.

To get an idea of what is going on, view the Mini-glossary: Windows Vista terms you should know to look through the words and acronyms that describe Vista features and what they mean.

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