Internet help resource for Windows Vista



  • ATI Technologies
    Vista drivers for ATI (now AMD) video cards.
  • Creative Labs
    Creative Labs has Vista drivers for some of their products. Pick your product and follow the links. Some people have reported that for PCI 128 Live cards you can use the Live! 24-bit drivers.
  • Hewlett Packard
    Input your model number and search from here.
    Another source for NVidia drivers. They have older drivers as well as the newest.
  • Linksys
    Check for which Linksys products are Vista compatible and download drivers if needed.
  • NVidia
    Vista drivers for NVidia video cards, motherboard chipsets, and RAID controllers
  • NZone
    Another source for NVidia drivers
  • Realtek
    Realtek audio and network drivers
  • S3
    Vista drivers for S3 on board graphics
  • Sun Java 6
    Java Standard Edition 6. Version 5 does not work with Vista on some systems.
  • Via Technologies
    Vista drivers for VIA IGP chipsets


    All about drivers. They have a forum dedicated to Vista driver problems.
  • Tech Support Guy
    General help forum
  • Virtual Dr
    General help forum
  • Vista Help Forum
    General Vista discussion, help with Vista, and more.
    Our own forum. Check it out.

General Vista Links

  • EasyBCD
    An alternative Vista boot manager editor from one of the original authors of VistaBootPro.
  • JB's Windows Vista Support FAQ, tips, tricks, and downloads
    Jimmy Brush's site all about Vista. Jimmy is well known on the Microsoft news groups.
  • John Barnett's Vista Support
    A great site by fellow MVP John Barnett. He has an excellent Vista FAQ and lot's of links about Vista.
    Self explanatory - tweaks for Windows Vista.
    Lot's of information, news, links to drivers. and the home of VistaBootPRO a great Vista boot manager interface.
  • Vista Vitals
    A nice blog about Vista from an IT Pro's perspective. Some good info on relocating user data.
  • Wikipedia
    Reasonably up to date general information.
    Windows Vista help, tutorials, and tricks
  • WinVistaClub
    Very nice site from MVP Anand C. Khanse. Lot's of new, tips, and downloads for Vista.

Installation Help

  • Illustrated Guide to Installing Vista
    A great guide by Microsoft MVP John Barnett
  • Migration Step by Step Guide
    Microsoft migration guide for IT Professionals.

Microsoft Links

  • Shell Revealed
    A site run by the Microsoft Windows Client team. It's not Vista specific but there is a lot of Vista info in blogs, forums, and more.
  • Vista Home Page
    Microsoft home page for Windows Vista, a great starting point to find out about Vista.
  • Web Interface to Vista Newsgroups
    Access the Vista newsgroups on the Microsoft news server via a web interface. Ask other users for help. Help other users. Search for problems and fixes.
  • Windows Online Help and Support
    Just what it says. Browse or search for help. Many online demos, walk-thrus, and assisted help.
  • Windows Vista Team Blog
    A blog by Nick White of the Windows Vista Launch Team.