I received a copy of Vista RC1 at one of
the recent Microsoft events, so I picked up an old PC that just barely meets
the requirements - 1 GHz CPU and 512 RAM. Let us see what that might look like.
After observing how Windows XP operates (if you can call it that) with the
minimum recommended 128 RAM, there is much skepticism on my part.
In any event, the CPU came without an OS so I started out installing Windows 2000 as a base. However, when I tried to run the