CNET reporter: Apple Mac mini is my most ‘Vista Ready’ PC

“Last week, Microsoft released a test version of its ‘Upgrade Advisor’, a downloadable tool that aims to tell users how Vista-ready their system is,” Ina Fried reports for CNET News. “I decided to run it on all the systems I had at my disposal and found some interesting results.”

Fried reports, “Ironically, the machine that was in the best shape for Vista, at least according to the tool, was a loaned Apple Mac Mini with 1GB of memory. That system was Aero-ready, according to the tool, as long as I devoted more of the system’s modest hard drive over to the Windows partition. It needed 15GB of the drive to be free, and most of the free space was over on the Mac side of the house.”

Full article here.

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39 Comments

  1. Me thinks that Steve has many future plans for our PC friends to pull them over to the bright side. We will have to wait and see but I would expect more from Apple regarding Windows apps etc etc than anything coming out of Redmond.

    Vista indeed, Bahhh humbug!

  2. Admittedly I only skimmed the article, but to be fair, what machines was he comparing it to? Chances are the newer of any machines you chose to compare (unless we’re talking real budget) would be the most compatible.

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