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Simple question: anyone still using WIndows XP today? I really like it still!
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Simple question: anyone still using WIndows XP today? I really like it still!

I use it on my EmuPAD when I am not using Win8 (runs better than 7 on it) or LinuxMint.
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I use 2k or XP on several of my older systems.
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I have a thinkpad with a WinXP drive ... and then another drive with a Fedora drive. Fedora runs way better tongue.gif
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Running in Virtualbox. I use it for reasons in my network that I can't say or else I'll break the rules here. However yes is the answer to the question you asked smile.gif
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I know someone who insists on staying with Windows XP for their main system, but for me I'm a Windows 7 and 8 user.
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Only on a few CNC programming PCs at work, due to legacy software issues. I still like using Win XP
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I have two XP 32-bit laptops that are still working fine, and was using Server 2003 R2 32-bit (which can be made to function as pretty much the same thing as XP) as the main OS on my desktop until a few days ago, but I mostly use a Windows 7 64-bit laptop and have switched to Server 2008 R2 64-bit for the desktop (need a 64-bit OS for Planetary Annihilation) . I also run Windows 98 SE in Virtual PC.

I must say that Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 have some substantial improvements on Windows XP and Server 2003 R2. Also there is the issue that support for the OS is running out, both in terms of new software and from Microsoft.
post #9 of 18
Still running XP on my previous build, which I'm planning to keep around for running older games that aren't compatible with Windows 7.
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Im running it on an dell xps machine...but have come across an issue....


When i get to the login screen on the computer i have to activate it...but unable to because i do not have a key for it..nor is it oem...its a copy from a friend blah blah

I have removed the hard drive and placed it in my main computer (y580) in hopes to dig through the files and find the activation files so i can at least by pass it for me to login to the computer (xp) and get drivers installed and programs needed on that computer (mothers)

Having difficulties .... if this is something you know message me need some help...
Also rather not post a new thread where this one is getting xp users attention...
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