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View Poll Results: which operating system are you using?
windows xp 9 7.69%
windows 2000/2003/similar 1 0.85%
windows vista 11 9.40%
mac 40 34.19%
windows 7 54 46.15%
no computer, i post on these forums with will power 2 1.71%
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      07-07-2010, 06:12 PM   #1
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Talking which operating system are YOU using?

alright if anyone is still not using windows 7 GET IT.

It's 100x better than vista
Its 1 MILLION times better than XP

It's fast. It's Furious.

I'm running a version called Windows 7 Tiny, basically a guy has taken the normal windows 7 dvd, he's taken out heaps of components that people don't regularly use leaving a CD size installation of windows.

Takes 15 minutes to install, unattended. Within about 20 minutes you're inside windows doing your thing.

Firefox 4 tabs open, about 5% cpu usage. about 660mb ram used and actually 100 of that is Firefox + GoogleTalk so you're talking 500mb of ram used for Windows 7 that is awesome.

GET IT NOW!



PS: what are you using currently?
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      07-07-2010, 08:05 PM   #2
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LOL did you just figure this out?

You're right. The hype about Win7 being the real deal isn't hype at all. It's impossible to adequately describe the improvement over Vista without sounding like a fanboy, although most of that is due to Vista's own bloated fault.
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      07-07-2010, 08:19 PM   #3
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It is vista x1000, no joke.
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currently running one PC with WIN7, two MBP, two iMac, one iPad, three iPhones 4. can you guess which i like more??
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currently running one PC with WIN7, two MBP, two iMac, one iPad, three iPhones 4. can you guess which i like more??
That is stupid, why do you need three iphones? and the ipad is useless.
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That is stupid, why do you need three iphones? and the ipad is useless.
I would guess he's totaling his families usage.
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Seriously, Vista, after its patches and everything, compared to 7, wasn't THAT bad.
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Seriously, Vista, after its patches and everything, compared to 7, wasn't THAT bad.
Functionally speaking, Vista operated quite smoothly. It was still a hog though.

I built my hardware around Vista, and when Windows 7 came out, it's almost like it granted me a bit more longevity out of my setup due to its tendency to run much leaner. That being said, I didn't have a problem with Vista (after patches of course); it's just that 7 is much better.
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Was on windows 7 but installed vista 64 bit back.
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Snow Leopard. Took some getting used to but now I don't ever see myself going back to Windows on my own computers. Unix based OS FTW!

A month after getting my Mac I decided to try using Vista on different computers around Best Buy. Definitely slower than Snow Leopard but seemed better than Vista and XP.

Should have given an option for Linux and maybe other Linux based OS like Chrome and Android. Vista drug my poor old Toshiba into the dirt. I still have it and I plan on running Linux on it and keeping it as a spare.
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Vista was a very adequate system, never had any issues with it. It got a stupidly bad rep from word-of-mouth after a poor WEEK after launch, after which point the system worked great.

I used to work at Best Buy back when Vista launched. That was a nightmare. I installed it first week, no problems, massive improvement over XP, just to hear from every soccer mom that she's heard that Vista sucks and "Bill Gates is a douche LOL"...
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That is stupid, why do you need three iphones? and the ipad is useless.
for multitasking, lol
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I have vista, sure its had issues but non more so than any other windows product.

Will most likely upgrade to win 7 tho.
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for multitasking, lol
That is probably one of the wittiest comments I've seen on OT, ever. Made me burst.
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alright if anyone is still not using windows 7 GET IT.

It's 100x better than vista
Its 1 MILLION times better than XP



PS: what are you using currently?
This comment makes me question your knowledge of computers/OS'

xp was better than vista.

yes 7 is better than xp

theres more to operating systems than just browsing the web and listening to music.
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This comment makes me question your knowledge of computers/OS'

xp was better than vista.

yes 7 is better than xp

theres more to operating systems than just browsing the web and listening to music.
u r teh ghey
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