If you’ve been waiting for a good reason to try Windows Vista, Service Pack 1 (now available in its Release Candidate version) is that reason. It provides huge improvements in reliability, performance, and features. I’ve been running it for about a month on my laptop (a two-year old single-core Turion 64) and it’s solid, reliable, and faster than before.
- Gaming with Windows Vista: Playing Games Through the Games Explorer; discover how the Games Explorer lets you manage your gaming experience and keeps the kids away from games for grownups
- Upgrading Your PC for Vista – Beyond RAM, CPUs, and Graphics; learn how to turn Vista into a multimedia powerhouse