Windows 64-bit - Worth the pain?

Quitch

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Oct 31, 2007
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I have an iMac on the way for my GF, but I want Windows Vista on there too for the games she can't run under OS X. Since it's a completely 64-bit piece of kit I'd like to embrace the future, but it looks like Apple are going to make this hard for me owing to a lack of 64-bit drivers, this looks to be a big problem since the iMac will be using a wireless Mighty Mouse and keyboard, both of which rely on the bluetooth.

Does this leave me boned and in need of a 32-bit version of Vista, or can all this be made to work in a beautiful kludge? :)
 

Jkilla

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Oct 31, 2007
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I was talkign to my friend about that the other day.. he said 64bit compatibility sucks...
 
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Decrepit

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Foothills to the Rocky Mountains
I have an iMac on the way for my GF, but I want Windows Vista on there too for the games she can't run under OS X. Since it's a completely 64-bit piece of kit I'd like to embrace the future, but it looks like Apple are going to make this hard for me owing to a lack of 64-bit drivers, this looks to be a big problem since the iMac will be using a wireless Mighty Mouse and keyboard, both of which rely on the bluetooth.

Does this leave me boned and in need of a 32-bit version of Vista, or can all this be made to work in a beautiful kludge? :)
Something to keep in mind. If you buy Vista 32 bit, you should be able to ask Microsoft for 64bit media for $10.00. I just did it for my copy of Vista Business.

So, look into that, if it will work for you, you could buy 32bit Vista, order up the media, and when 64bit Vista starts really seeing some action, you're ready to roll.
 
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