Windows Vista Ultimate Extras


Windows Vista Ultimate Extras  

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1Frothy

Windows Ultimate Extras are quite a mystery. Now if you're going to spend the big $$ on Windows Ultimate, what would you expect?

I'm disappointed with the sound scheme and the wallpapers in Vista Ultimate; I hoped for Wow and got WT*??! That's it??!.

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CrimsonKnight13

I've really started to wonder if Business would be a better choice then Ultimate. Be it that I'm getting it for free, I may not spend any money on Ultimate at all since the "extras" aren't that great.

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1Frothy

I think that Extras are not going to be worth the extra bucks. It will probably be nothing more than a lame "Plus" Pack for Vista with gimmicky fluff. :hmmm: But I hope I'm wrong.

For what it's worth, I think Home Premium will be best value Vista edition. (Y)

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Digitalx

i want a pony

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hotdog666al

An interactive desktop Bill Gates.

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Swift_Monkey

A Pony will do me just fine. :shiftyninja:

After the big disappointment with Plus for Windows XP, I would rather spend the money and buy a nice Pony. :D

My Parents never did Buy me that Pony they Promised. :cry: :laugh: :p

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1Frothy

:D My second choice would have been a pony too, seriously now. These Ultimate Extas better be worth the extra $ Microsoft is asking for it.

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CrimsonKnight13

Business is the new Ultimate to power users? haha... oh wait, I mean a pony with guns! :p

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xendrome

Yea or we will get the same treatment we got with XP

They hyped the "Themes" thing, then officially released what.. 5 themes over the life of the OS?

So prepare for a couple of free things that you can get better versions of on the net for free from someone who is more creative.

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WarStorm

Did someone mentions ... ponies ... ?

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StandingInAlley

CK13 :))

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WarStorm

Seeing as their is much interest in Ponys, How many would want a subforum called Pony Fans?

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rbrucemtl

Aero Diamond !!

You don't know it does not exist as much as I know it does. :)

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HeartsOfWar

I have "Ultimate" for the Media Center, and anything from the "Ultimate Extras" is simply a bonus. Willl I be a little disapointed if it only consists of a few themese / screensavers? Yes, but then again I didn't buy it for that...

On the flip side, this is the first OS from MS that I actually look forward to having something like a "PLUS" pack. The theme capability has real potential since the desktop is accelerated.

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Barn

Aero pony? is that a serial or USB interface? lol:D :blink: :whistle:

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azz0r_wugg

A white theme would be heaven.

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ljames28

Media center isnt a ultimate feature...it's a premium feature

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Malisk

With something like Business, compared to Home Premium, I get rid of the Media Center, Parental Controls, Movie Maker, and DVD Maker, while gaining Remote Desktoping for working from home along with a couple of other things like Shadow Copy, so especially the Home editions don't feel like it would be right for me.

And Ultimate just has that "stuff I won't use" + "stuff I will use", so it's not really of much use either and just feels like a lot of cruft I won't use in that one.

As for any home entertainment tools missed that I might need, I'll probably just use third party tools for this anyway that I often find better. It's their business-oriented OS features that feels a bit harder to replace. Enterprise Edition would probably be the best, having BitLocker as well in addition to the features of the Business Edition while still cutting the toy crap. :)

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AJerman

I'm looking forward to Texas Hold Em :)

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CrimsonKnight13

Business would or it wouldn't? :huh:

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signalpirate

ultimate extras are still in beta testing phase.... thats all i can say ;)

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azz0r_wugg

Yes yes we know.

Hasnt started yet.

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TheNay

It'll probably be just games, wallpapers, themes and stuff, seeing how Plus! isn't being made anymore.

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Nexus-

I'm looking forward to Texas Hold Em :)

and animated wallpaers.

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