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For the Die Hard XP user . . .

by Coryphaeus / January 23, 2009 10:28 PM PST
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XP
by FrankQC / January 25, 2009 7:23 AM PST

I heard somewhere that Microsoft might extend the support for XP since they know people are sticking with XP due to the problems associated with Vista.

But really the thing is... With Vista... It's not all that bad. Yes it has its flaws but if you know how to fix a computer it'll work like a charm. I've had more bluescreens with XP thusfar than Vista... which is pretty ironic.

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So far....
by beerman55448 / January 25, 2009 8:05 AM PST
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Vista has proved itself (at least in my eyes)as far superior to XP, much more stable on good hardware, and better GUI. I am currently testing Windows 7, which seems to be much lighter than Vista was. I am currently running win 7 on a 4 year old single core AMD athlon 3400+ 2.39 GHz processor with 1 gig of ram. Upon installation Win7 found all of my hardware (video card,TV card and network adapter) and installed the correct drivers for it.


Disclaimer:You must have some knowledge of OEM operating systems. You must be able to clear the junk that OEM's put on their machines which really slow them down.Don't blame these on Vista

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Yes I know
by FrankQC / January 25, 2009 8:09 AM PST
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That's why I remove the pre-installed OEMs haha. Saves a lot of gigs depending on how many programs they put (they put Sims on my hard drive and it's like 6-7 gigs..).

I think saying Vista sucks is a bandwagon.

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Ending support? What type of support?
by norsksteve / January 25, 2009 8:53 PM PST
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I keep hearing that support for XP will be ending sometime in the near future but I wonder what type of support is going to end. Will Microsoft Updates stop working? I don't think so...I still receive updates for Windows 2000 on a regular basis and that system is ancient. So why all the fuss about support for XP ending? Just curious...

Tonyr

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Heh
by FrankQC / January 25, 2009 8:59 PM PST

I'm not the one that started the thread haha. I'm just saying what I'm hearing. No fuss. Silly

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win7
by slls / January 26, 2009 1:11 AM PST

Next year about this time going to 7, 6 year old computer is just too out of date, time to learn a new OS.

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