troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 Vs Windows Xp

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Rajkumar GsFlag for India asked on
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I have HP laptop with Genuine Windows Vista OS. I like this OS, which is more user-friendly than Windows Xp.

But Windows Vista is not supporting 'Microsoft Visual Studio 6' development. When I am installing most of the software, setup will alert about compatibility issues - no solutions online! Some tools can be installed in Windows Vista. But on run, it will show Registry errors. So If I am right, the registry structure of Vista is entirely different from that of Windows Xp.

I heard a lot of good comments about Windows 7. I would like to know, whether the issues I mentioned about with Windows Vista is solved in Windows 7 or not?

In other words,
Will Windows 7 support all softwares that Windows Xp supports ?
Windows 7 have the same compatibility as Windows Xp ?

If YES only, I will think about upgrading to Windows 7.

Thanks
Raj
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