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Does anybody know if Microsoft will release an update for windows seven to fix the branch scheduling?
Microsoft has released 2 hot fix for the FX chips.
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Microsoft has released 2 hot fix for the FX chips.
I think he meant ones that actually work .
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I think he meant ones that actually work .
Microsoft would have to rewrite windows to use it right.
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Microsoft would have to rewrite windows to use it right.
Not really - but it most likely would take a major rewrite of the scheduler .
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Not really - but it most likely would take a major rewrite of the scheduler .

AKA Windows 8
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Ugggh... I dont want to go windows 8...
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I wasn't convinced of it to start with, but Windows 8 on the desktop is perfectly usable*.

* If you install Start8 to get a start menu back and are also willing to spend easily twice as much time configuring the box as with any previous version of Windows to get it into a "usable" state for daily work.
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You don't need a start menu. Its just habitual. In a couple of years, you wont be using a start menu any more, guaranteed. May as well start now. If you ever jump to another os, you wont find a start menu there either.
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Seriously though, what is the current status of the Win7 patches for the FX chips?
I plan on getting a PD very soon after its release. I'm an MS partner, so I could switch to Win8 for free if I wanted. But I will be staying with 7 for some time due to compatibility concerns (I don't care much about the lack of start menu).
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You don't need a start menu. Its just habitual. In a couple of years, you wont be using a start menu any more, guaranteed. May as well start now. If you ever jump to another os, you wont find a start menu there either.
Maybe I do not need a start menu - but I definitely do not need that "Fischer Price" crap that they call metro !
I will not be getting Win 8 - it just plain stinks !
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