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Windows 7

Discussion in 'Technology' started by DanGer, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer [OP] Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Is anyone running it yet? I have 2 hours and 47 minutes remaining on my download. I got it for free... well the engineering software bundle I paid for as a freshman and am wondering if anyone has any feedback on it yet
     
  2. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    NraFan

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    Ive been using it since April and I love it. Big improvement over Vista. I would highly recommend it!!
     
  3. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    DanGer

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    Thats what I like to hear! Through my software bundle I also had access to the top of the line Vista, but passed it up and kept XP
     
  4. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    thestrangebrew

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    I've heard nothing but good things about 7 even if it is just an upgraded Vista. Hoping to get a copy here pretty soon myself.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    Plus I cant run vista with some of our software, especially since I have a tablet
     
  6. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    jammdogg

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    Running here also. RTM version 64 bit on a toshiba laptop with 1GB RAM. Runs great, although I do need more RAM.

    James
     
  7. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    I have a piece of shit $2500 toshiba laptop that you can write on. Damn engineering department decided to make the mandatory the year i entered college and I have not used it since my first few semesters
     
  8. Oct 22, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    been using it since the first beta version was out, its great , big improvement over XP and Vista
     
  9. Oct 22, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    A big improvement over a pile of poop....I guess it's still an improvement.

    LOL...
    I can't wait to get my hands on a copy....Play with it a bit.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    I just got finished downloading it...............I don't quite see all the hype in it yet?................I will have to fool around w/it for awhile.............
     
  11. Oct 22, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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  12. Oct 22, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    I used the 64 bit beta for awhile. going to try and dual boot linux, Since i am not shelling out big $$ for win 7.
     
  13. Oct 22, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    I bought the student version for $30, get Windows 7 Pro, legit deal, but i've ran into a ton of troubles with the download as has everyone else....

    Had to make a .iso and burn it to a image and then boot from that, once I've booted from the disc I get an error once it starts installing... huge head ache, I'm pretty pissed at MS for this shitty launch, they shoulda known better...
     
  14. Oct 23, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    I got my $50 copies in the mail yesterday. I'm going to install it on my netbook tonight and pending time/backups, I may put it on my Vista laptop.
     
  15. Oct 23, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    They supposedly fixed all the issues with windows.

    They said that going from 2.0 to 2.1x and every new version all the way up to Vista.

    So... Now its fixed?
     
  16. Oct 23, 2009 at 10:42 AM
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    take a look at the federated search features. If you do a lot of internet seaches, you will really like this. Google Windows 7 Federated Search..

    James
     
  17. Oct 23, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    Everybody going 64-bit I suppose? How about RAM? 4, 6 GB or more?
     
  18. Oct 23, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    I'm 32 bit all the way. My netbook has an atom processor and 2gb of ram. My laptop has 3gb of ram.
     
  19. Oct 23, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    If you're going with 4+ GB's of RAM, you need 64-bit. 32-bit will only recognize 3GB max of RAM.
     
  20. Oct 23, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    just finished the upgrade on my laptop. Stuck with 32bit here because of all the custom apps i have to run. My home machine has been running 64bit ultimate since feb. 8 gigs of ram on that bad boy.
     
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