Lesson 2. Upgrade to Vista

Goals

Determine whether your PC can handle Windows Vista

Consider whether buying a new PC is the best approach

Learn about upgrade options for Vista

If you want Windows Vista, there are two ways to get it. Depending on how you feel about shopping for computer equipment, one way is lot more fun and interesting than the other.

The simplest way to start using Vista is to buy a new computer with the operating system already installed. This way, you can be sure that everything will work on your new PC. You might have some issues with software you install or with your old peripherals, such as printers and scanners, but chances are that Microsoft will have worked out most of those issues by the time you’re ready to roll. With ...

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