Vista: Upgrade—or Trade Up?

Microsoft's new version of Windows has useful features, but it may make more sense to buy the system all loaded on a new PC

After all the hype and delays, Windows Vista is finally here. Should you rush out and buy a copy when upgrade versions go on sale on Jan. 30? Probably not, given the odds against a satisfactory upgrade eXPerience. But I'd certainly consider speeding up the purchase of a new computer when PCs loaded with Vista become available in a few more weeks.

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