Thank You for downloading and installing Joe's Own Vista.
This is a unique version of Vista Ultimate with SP1 as it uses a completely
alternative and open source Media solution.
Mplayer for Windows, well known by Linux Users, is the best media player
in the world. Mplayer plays all Media formats, video and audio, and there
is no need to install any other media players or codecs - It is an all-in-one
With the Mediaplayer connectivity plug-in for Firefox - You will be able to view
and listen to all Videos and audio using Mplayer, all streaming Video, including MMS,
RTSP, ASX, FLV, WMV, RM, DivX, Quicktime ... The list is endless.
You can now play all Windows Media Formats, Real Player Formats, and Apple Quicktime
Formats, on one single player.
* Real Media * Windows Media * Quicktime * Playlist *
* MP3 / ACC files * Wave /Midi/Au/Aif * OGG/ Theora * Nullsoft Video * DivX
Mplayer will Play all of these Media Types, and More...
Also included with Joe's Own Vista :
* LimeWire Pro 4.18.3
* Foxit PDF Reader
* Foxit PDF Editor
* 7Zip (7z460.exe)
* Abiword-2.6.4.exe (Word Processor)
* Nero 22.214.171.124 Micro
* Sylpheed Mail 2.5.0 (Windows Mail Replacement)
* DiskTrix Ultimate Defrag 2008
* Ultra ISO 126.96.36.19912
* Devede (Converts all Media and creates Video CD/DVD's)
All of the Applications included are straightforward installations, no need for keys or serials..etc..
Joe's Own Vista is a Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit Operating System,with Service Pack 1
and up to date hot-fixes.
It is fully activated upon Install and passes Windows Genuine Advantage check.
You can get all updates and download from Microsoft.
The Minimum RAM requirement has been reduced from 512MB to 256MB.
The Aero, Vista Glass Theme is the default Theme.
You need to freshly install Joe's Own Vista, the Upgrade option is not supported.
Joe's Own Vista is a DVD Image in .ISO Format. You need to use DVD Burning software such as Nero
and burn the .ISO Image to Disk.
Please choose **BURN AS IMAGE FILE** when you create your DVD.
Joe's Own Vista Hash Sums:
Joes.Own.Vista.iso (2.18 GB)
What is Different in Joe's Own Vista compared to regular Vista ?
** Windows Media Player is removed ( replaced by MPlayer )
** Internet Explorer is removed ( replaced by Firefox )
** Windows Mail is removed ( replaced by Sylpheed )
** Security Center is Removed ( an annoyance in Vista .. Firewall remains)
** User Account Control is disabled ( another annoyance fixed )
** Microsoft Error Reporting is removed ( yet another annoyance banished... )
** Parental Control is removed ( There are better free alternatives )
** Windows Defender is removed ( Use SpyBot S+D or SuperAntiSpyware instead )
** Malicious Software Removal Tool ( Removed ! )
** MSN Installer .. to install the Microsoft Network, is also removed.
Everything else stay's the same. Full functionality is the aim, so support for all Hardware, Languages, Keyboards ...etc .. remains.
** Hardware Support ** Languages ** Games ** Drivers ** Accessories ** All Remain