Windows Vista has been on the market for over a year now. Although the market share is reported to small it is undoubtedly going to grow. Many people have bad experiences with Vista’s hardware and driver compatibility not to mention not being able to run your favorite video games.
In order to help in the nebulous area of Vista compatibility Microsoft has released the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor. It will allow you to view a report outlining if your current hardware and applications will run with Vista. It comes with a nice GUI and try’s to help you make best decision about which version of Vista you should get.