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100 Things You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Vista by Eric Geier

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1. Upgrading to Windows Vista

Want the cool new interface and all the cutting-edge features that Windows Vista offers? Well, before you run out and buy the software for your existing PC, you need to ensure your system will support it!

If you’ve purchased your PC within the last 2 or 3 years, chances are that Vista will work for you; however, you should make sure before putting down the cash. Furthermore, if it has been more than a few years since you purchased your PC, you should definitely evaluate your system. It might require upgrades or enhancements before using Vista, which this chapter helps you accomplish.

This chapter, along with discussing the use of the automated Upgrade Advisor, shows step-by-step how to manually check whether your ...

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