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I just hope they fix the wireless drivers.
I get silky smooth gameplay , 20-30 ping, except every frigging 60seconds I get a massive ping spike. Apparently its due to the way the drivers work.

Didnt happen on XP......
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post #112 of 139
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I just hope they fix the wireless drivers.
I get silky smooth gameplay , 20-30 ping, except every frigging 60seconds I get a massive ping spike. Apparently its due to the way the drivers work.

Didnt happen on XP......
That has to do with the company that makes your wireless card. I had a wireless card that worked fine on xp and vista, but they never made drivers for 7 so I was screwed. It's not a windows problem
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That has to do with the company that makes your wireless card. I had a wireless card that worked fine on xp and vista, but they never made drivers for 7 so I was screwed. It's not a windows problem
I have a linksys card in my desktop. Cisco never made drivers for it but I was able to find drivers for the OEM card, which was an R2500.
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post #114 of 139
Put it on a 600mb disk. That will be great.
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Great does this mean Windows 8 is gonna RROD too? rolleyes.gif

It'll come out, It'll suck, and then Windows 9 will just be KILLER!

I do kinda like the idea if Win8 plays 360 games!

What I wanna see is Apple giving M$ the big finger and releasing the new OS to be 100% compatible with PC hardware (not the Hackintosh stuff) and game companies start producing games for a mac!!
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Did EA buy out Microsoft and decide to make rehash of Windows every year just like they did with Call of Duty and Madden?

2009 - Windows 7
2011 - EA takes over Microsoft
2012 - Windows 8
2013 - Windows 9: Modern Programming
2014 - Windows: World Wide Web at War
2015 - Windows 9: Modern Programming 2
2016 - Windows: Black OS
2017 - Windows 9: Modern Programming 3
post #117 of 139
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Did EA buy out Microsoft and decide to make rehash of Windows every year just like they did with Call of Duty and Madden?

2009 - Windows 7
2011 - EA takes over Microsoft
2012 - Windows 8
2013 - Windows 9: Modern Programming
2014 - Windows: World Wide Web at War
2015 - Windows 9: Modern Programming 2
2016 - Windows: Black OS
2017 - Windows 9: Modern Programming 3
Thats Activision bud. Well, CoD is anyways.

Why the hate on Madden though? They do that to keep teams fresh and updated
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Thats Activision bud. Well, CoD is anyways.

Why the hate on Madden though? They do that to keep teams fresh and updated
Heh, whoops I would edit it and just change it with a Madden reference but I'm too lazy.

And there doesn't need to be a new $60 Madden every year. All they need to do is make a roster update on a pre-existing version that would cost like $10 or so to download and you'd be good. There have been barely any major improvements from game to game each year that constitutes putting down $60 every year.
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Heh, whoops I would edit it and just change it with a Madden reference but I'm too lazy.

And there doesn't need to be a new $60 Madden every year. All they need to do is make a roster update on a pre-existing version that would cost like $10 or so to download and you'd be good. There have been barely any major improvements from game to game each year that constitutes putting down $60 every year.
Probably true. However, I haven't gotten Madden since like 98 or something for the Genesis.
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*remaining optimistic - This sounds good since I personally only use Windows for games.
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