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Old 02-02-2013, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by cwsqbm View Post
I'm not saying Vista isn't functional - millions of people still use it. Win7 is just better. Compatibility compared to Vista shouldn't be an issue because Windows 7 itself thinks its really Windows 6.1 (with Vista being 6.0).
Got ahead of myself earlier, it's XP or W7 for the work laptop.

Likely going to be using a lot of MS DSNs in a predominately XP/2k2 environment. Where I've run into issues is with W7's 64-bit ODBC data sources tool, when in a mixed Office environment. Have to cmd the 32-bit tool to create DSNs for these retro platforms - meaning at-station setup, due to older Office apps.

Running XP puts me on their level - and the few stations with W7 can be set up as above.

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