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Win 95 meh...
Win 98 YES!
Win 2000 meh...
Win XP YES!
Win Vista Meh...
Win 7 YES!
Win 8 -- Meh (???)
Win ME:
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^lol i hope not
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If they start to try to overcome steam, let's just hope they make Steam available for Linux, Gnome, etc. Windows is going to fail so bad against Steam in games if they try. It's not that I don't like Microsoft or anything. It's just a "full of fail" idea unless they actually beat Steam. That would sound like a troll.

Win 8 =/= WIN ME!
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*!=
GNOME is a GUI for the Linux kernel. l2Linux.
You can already run Steam on Ubuntu with WINE, DX support sucks.
No, official support without extra software. I heard games aren't as good as they really are through software like that but that might not be true.
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No, official support without extra software. I heard games aren't as good as they really are through software like that but that might not be true.
Note: DX support sucks.
Source Engine games run better than they do on Windows, however.
Steam will NOT develop a client for Linux as they would gain a market share too small to make up for R&D costs, so you need 3rd party software to run Steam, naturally.
 
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post #76 of 139
wonder if they bring over halo and gears
and the next alan wake, that would be nice

or maybe they just buy out valve lulz
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Unless this OS is going to introduce some sort of cross-Xbox games compatibility for PC and the ability to force better settings in them, I'm not interested. I want the PC to get the same hardware-level access that consoles get to even consider any OS after Win7. Until they do that, 7 will probably be the last Microsoft OS I'm gonna buy.
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Too soon do not want. I'm still enjoying Windows 7.
post #79 of 139
Dear Microsoft,

Please return the price of Windows back to normal, charging your begrudging customers $200 for your entry level option just can't seem right, can it? Also please try to stick to only two flavors of your OS, I really do not see the point of an "Ultimate" edition, especially since the differences are minimal. It's also time to switch to 64-bit full time and kill all of this legacy garbage, I know it will make users really upset like that time you released Vista and it required users to upgrade their ram. They hated you for it, but then you just released Vista as 7 with some additional features and everyone loved it, well they already had the ram anyway so this way it didn't feel like they were getting slapped in the face. So if 8 flops, you can just release it as 9 and it will be all good. Now remember, a bloated operating system is a sad operating system and sad operating systems eat to feel better which causes a vicious cycle. If you want a happy, healthy operating system, you'll trim her down and exercise her regularly. They say you're just a cash cow, but I know there must have been some reason you decided to charge for an Xbox Live subscription when the competition offered theirs for free, it couldn't have been greed, it just couldn't have been. Well, dearest Microsoft, I know you won't let us down.

Wish you the best,

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Sounding cool? lol, kids.

ME was just rebadged, retuned, and updated.. and very poorly at that.
....

Windows ME was DOS based.

Windows 2000 was NT based.

They're not just different kernel revisions, they're completely different kernels. It's like saying that Mac OSX Snow Leopard is the same as Ubuntu 10.10. They share a distant ancestor, but that's about as far as you can take the comparison.
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