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Old December 28, 2008, 03:59 PM
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Is windows vista home premium 64 stable? Its because my system always freeze on windows vista home premium 64 bit and when i use xp im stable enough. Thanks
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Old December 28, 2008, 04:19 PM
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Why do you ask while you already answered you own question!?
I’ll use Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit and it works fine for me. I have not been noticing any freeze or any kind of lag.
Please post u PC, maybe it will help to solve you problem…
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Old December 28, 2008, 08:31 PM
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Is windows vista home premium 64 stable? Its because my system always freeze on windows vista home premium 64 bit and when i use xp im stable enough. Thanks
Depends on a lot of variables.

Do you have 4gb of ram? Do you have the latest service pack installed?
Have you checked your system for stability?
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Old December 29, 2008, 10:08 AM
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Personally ive never had Vista x64 freeze once, im using ultimate though but there shouldnt be any difference.
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You'd need to list the rest of your system specs. Could be a conflict, especially if you're running older drivers. Vista x64 drivers were not very stable in many cases to begin with, though most, if not all, of these issues have been ironed out now. I'd make certain you're running recent drivers. If XP runs without a hitch a hardware problem sounds unlikely.
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I'm running Vista x64 Ultimate and it has only crashed once since I've been using it. And I have been using it for months and months. Personally, I'm glad I made the switch from Xp to Vista. I'm very happy with Vista :)
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Is windows vista home premium 64 stable? Its because my system always freeze on windows vista home premium 64 bit and when i use xp im stable enough. Thanks
Yes Vista 64 bit is for the most part.
Is your XP 64 bit?
Or 32 bit?
Another issue causing the problem most likely?
For Vista you must have the proper drivers
Did you run the Vista checker from MS for your machine
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Make sure you have the latest drivers.
Make sure you don't have any spyware/viruses that could cause instability

I have found some wireless adapters are the cause to some of my instability I have had before. That is why I have gone through about 6 so far.
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there are some reasons why I personally don't Like any Vista which are you have to have a fair amount of Ram and you don't Get your top Download speed ( its capped).that being Said between 32 bit and 64 bit Vista I have had allot more problems ( stability issues) with 32 bit over the 64bit you have to think of Vista Like the Old Windows ME its a go between experimental model well at least this is the way I see Vista . This is why the only Windows based OS I use is 64bit XP all of my other OS are 5 Linux Distro's and 1 FreeBSD but
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Vista doesn't cap your download speed. Your crappy internet provider does. You ever told you that was on crack.
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