AlanHo, the best thing to do would be to test out the RC yourself & install your favourite programs/peripherals. click here to download.
If you have a spare hard disk (even 20Gb will do), or a spare partition on your existing hard disk, you can set up a dual-boot with Vista.
Here are a few step-by-step guides: click here / click here / click here. All the best with it :-), G