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On May 20, 1:16 am, "Brian Gladman" <b... at nowhere.org> wrote: > "Al" <aajackso... at gmail.com> wrote in message > > news:f2k0co$e4u$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > > Anyone loaded Mathematica onto the 64 bit version of Vista? > > I am having trouble finding a major vendor who will sell me a machine > > with 64 bit Vista as the OS. > > I am running Mathematica v6 on the x64 version of Windows Vista Ultimate > without any problems. The machine is an AMD Athlon 64 X2. > > I also find that most 64-bit machines are still being sold with a 32-bit OS. > But a couple of major suppliers do offer the 64-bit OS as an option. > > Brian Gladman Did you build this machine? I am finding that getting an off the shelf machine with Vista 64 is no so easy, tho I have not pressed it. I don't want to try installing it since I have heard about problems with 64-bit drivers and would rather have an experienced person do it.