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So, not long to go now until Windows Xp is ten years old. I am still using the same copy of Windows Xp Home Edition that I have been using since February 2002... Is there anybody else out there still using Xp?
 
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post #2 of 18
I use it, using it right now actually on my lappy

Imho its my fav os, I like win 7 because I like the areo and I like the layout of the menus

But I pref xp because its quicker to boot and its easier to network and do stuff.

But as I say Its my opinion
Edited by ryanbob1234 - 8/19/11 at 9:36am
post #3 of 18
The original HDD in the family's Dell has XP on it. Other than that I've installed it every now and then just to tinker, but I don't have any intention of using it past that.

Anyway...

Happy Birthday XP.
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Have 2 laptops using it. Great OS
   
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Running it on an older Dell B110 w/ Celeron D.Not the original copy though.Installed one without all the bs that came on the original.
    
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Using Windows Server 2003 Experience Edition Built On Xp, Stripped Down to The Core Reads & Used All 4gig of memory. supports up to 16gig. G/f is using xp pro sp3 stripped edition by me in nlite. I personally refuse to use vista or win7 cause i dislike that even after stripping both down completely they still use between 600-800mb of memory doing nothing.

i'd rather use xp cause i can use server 2003 and have it use 125mb idle or xp pro using 80mb idle
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Running XP Pro SP2 on my C2D system still. I'll never change it out.
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post #8 of 18
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i'd rather use xp cause i can use server 2003 and have it use 125mb idle or xp pro using 80mb idle
Not a big fan of RAM then...
 
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I don't use 32-bit XP any more.

Windows 2000 is lighter and can do 99% of the same stuff as XP 32, and it's my preferred OS for 32-bit CPUs.

I do use XP x64 on a few systems, however.
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post #10 of 18
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Windows 2000 is lighter and can do 99% of the same stuff as XP 32
I have a Windows 2000 laptop somewhere actually, I may just get it out and dust it off.
I think it's a Pentium 3.
EDIT: Found the laptop, it runs Windows 95. As for the CPU; no idea. It won't boot... I'm going to try and install the Os in a V Machine.
Edited by Warweo - 8/19/11 at 12:58pm
 
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