Dell has gone back to offering XP, so that + all the deals Dell throws out there, is your best route, till Vista can get its first service pack.
"When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at this rock perhaps 100 times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the 101st blow, it will split in two and I know it was not that blow that did it. But all that had gone before." - Jacob Riis