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At first, these numbers surprised me... after a little bit of thought, it no longer does. Vista/w7 platform has been around for a while now and it's pretty rock solid. Vista has easily met or surpassed stability and compatibility with every other previous version of windows. W7 is pretty much the same. I'd like to see the statistics of OS on corporate laptop/notebooks... I'm sure the number is much higher.
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All these windowses after XP are really just a huge scam by Microsoft to sell more of their crap that no one wants.

They could of released DX11 and aero update for XP, oh wait but that wouldn't earn them more $$ as apposed to getting dollars from suckers who pay for every new Windows iteration.
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XP, please die. I am tired of fixing you for my clients.
 
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post #54 of 92
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XP, please die. I am tired of fixing you for my clients.
It doesn't sound like you are servicing a Corporate user... or are you?

So much XP hate... I guess it's hard to kill "the people's champion" huh?
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All these windowses after XP are really just a huge scam by Microsoft to sell more of their crap that no one wants.

They could of released DX11 and aero update for XP, oh wait but that wouldn't earn them more $$ as apposed to getting dollars from suckers who pay for every new Windows iteration.
yup. and that's why they do it because they're a business.
i personally believe a necessary requirement of a "good" computer is that it has the lastest updated version of windows.

in fact, back then when i didn't know about hardwares, i would say that a pc with win98 is worse than a pc with win2k
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in fact, back then when i didn't know about hardwares, i would say that a pc with win98 is worse than a pc with win2k
A PC with Win98 IS worse than a PC with W2k.
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XP, please die. I am tired of fixing you for my clients.
LOL ! The good thing is that you know how to fix them.
XP still rules though.
   
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post #58 of 92
I'm surprised it's 20%+. Most places honestly won't go out of their way to update a completely functional system.
post #59 of 92
I'm glad to see it. Like everyone else we all had XP...upgraded to W7 on the current hardware and everything works like a charm..minus some outdated apps.
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Quote:
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It doesn't sound like you are servicing a Corporate user... or are you?

So much XP hate... I guess it's hard to kill "the people's champion" huh?
I do mainly commercial work. I don't take jobs with a payout less than $5k, occasionally this lands me with affluent individuals but usually just businesses.
 
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