Is Microsoft still encouraging ECC memory for Vista? Tags: Memory Microsoft Windows Vista Last response: July 30, 2006 6:06 AM in Memory Share mrd July 29, 2006 10:05:50 PM Is Microsoft still encouraging PC manufacturers to use ECC memory for pre-built systems running Windows Vista? Their Windows Vista Enterprise Hardware Planning Guidance makes no mention of it nor does anywhere else I've looked on their website. More about : microsoft encouraging ecc memory vista | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove The_Prophecy July 30, 2006 12:13:49 AM I think they have stopped pushing for ECC. | Report abuse Haggard July 30, 2006 12:37:42 AM Why the hell would they want us to get ECC? | Report abuse mrd July 30, 2006 1:46:25 AM The_Prophecy: I think they have stopped pushing for ECC. Darn, I was hoping that would help bring down the price of ECC memory. | Report abuse The_Prophecy July 30, 2006 6:06:01 AM Keep in mind I have no confirmation of my earlier comment. They might still be pushing for it, but I haven't been hearing anything about it recently. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Memory>Is Microsoft still encouraging ECC memory for Vista?> Related ressources: ForumWindows Vista a reason to buy ECC memory ? ForumECC memory required for Vista ? ForumECC RAM and Windows Vista ForumVista Ultimate loves my 4400+ ForumMemtest probs with ECC Memory ForumMemory Problem (??) increase from 4 GB to 8 GB is not as good as expec ForumNeed Registered Memory ? ForumMemory unusually low even though I'm running Vista ? ForumGPU for solidworks ForumCan AMD salvage QFX with an in-house chipset? ForumForum Wars 2006 ForumPC vs. Mac...The end all discussion ForumWhat's Windows Vista Worth? Play Guy's Guesstimating Game. ForumVista gamers need 2GB plus of memory ForumStrange Boot situation on Z77 ForumMemory Brands, which are good, which are not so good ForumMemory/Dual channel issues ForumAM2 Memory compatibility? ForumNoob question about memory compatibility! ForumPhysical memory quantity vs. performance More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !