Yes, Vista adds security, but nothing else.
Its slower, a resource hog, and XP (and Win2K) is just as stable as Vista.
Security under XP isnt something us more experienced users need to worry about
I have XP Pro-SP2 and Vista Home Pro installed on my box. Guess which one is my "daily driver".
All you need is a little common-sense and all this security stuff becomes a moot point.
I wouldn't have bought Vista but I needed it to test some of the software I write.
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