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Windows 7 Pre-Order $50

Discussion in 'Technology' started by lsocoee, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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    lsocoee

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  2. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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  3. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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  4. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    Wasn't the new Apple OS being sold for $50? They have to keep up with the competition. I've been running the Beta and RC on my home computer, and it's worth the upgrade from Vista.
     
  5. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    Yeah, I might not bother pirating this version :laugh: j/k of course I'll pirate this version! Screw you microsoft!
     
  6. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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    yeah, but, i wont pay them to try their shit, until its proven to work good
     
  7. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    I'm running the Beta and RC on my home computer... it's a big improvement over Vista.
     
  8. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    care to expand? I've got Vista on my laptop and it does OK.
     
  9. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    they are probably trying to make up for Vista
     
  10. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    It's noticeably faster, seems to have a smaller memory footprint, it's easier to disable UAC, and I really like the tweaks to the GUI/taskbar/etc.
     
  11. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    Pssttt..........what's a UAC?....................:eek:
     
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    i couldnt get to work the RC on my pc, but yes ive been told is a lot better than vista, but, honestly whats not better than vista???
     
  13. Jun 25, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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    UAC is User Account Control... that annoying crap that pops up every time you try to install a program, etc.
     
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    and that why i have a mac.. so when all my PCs crash and burn or need upgrades, i can always fall back on something reliable..:p haha well i might need to try those out because vista was probably microsofts biggest fail.
     
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    Windows 7 is basically everything Vista should have been. I've been using it for a while now, and it is noticeably faster than Vista or XP. I'm on an older RC, and I have had 0 problems. It's a worthwhile upgrade in my opinion. Hopefully, business will embrace it moreso than Vista.

    Not too worried about the pricing ;)
     
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    Ever try Windows Millenium? ;)


    Back to the point, Win7 is quite nice.
     
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    windows ME (millennium), here some friends and I used to call it

    Windows Mierda Eterna, which stands for eternal shit!
     
  18. Jun 25, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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  19. Jun 25, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    I lucked out. I went straight from 98SE to XP.
     
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    Ha! Me too! I still have XP Pro installed. So should I upgrade to 7? I was afraid to upgrade to Vista because everyone said it sucked. Worthwhile to upgrade?

    yay or nay?
     
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