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i'm pretty sure this is illegal. isnt messing with microsoft code illegal? i'm sure microsoft will be getting on there case very soon anyway. its only a matter of time
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It's legal. He isn't using any code from Microsoft; just runtimes, which you have to DL yourself.
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Am i the only one who sees this as hindering operating system advancement?
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post #23 of 53
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Am i the only one who sees this as hindering operating system advancement?
no i completly agree with u. like i'v stated before in another thread about this project, we need to move forward not back. let all the new advancments come in with vista. to me xp is just so plain and dull now anyway
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no i completly agree with u. like i'v stated before in another thread about this project, we need to move forward not back. let all the new advancments come in with vista. to me xp is just so plain and dull now anyway
You canceled out your own statement dude.
XP isn't plain and dull now, its an impressive operating system to begin with and runs pretty much anything killing your hardware. XP gets better everyday, this is proof, I really don't get what you mean of by dullness.

I'm sure DX10 is going to be made available to XP, regardless Microsoft cant do anything for developing this kind of software.
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You canceled out your own statement dude.
XP isn't plain and dull now, its an impressive operating system to begin with and runs pretty much anything killing your hardware. XP gets better everyday, this is proof, I really don't get what you mean of by dullness.

I'm sure DX10 is going to be made available to XP, regardless Microsoft cant do anything for developing this kind of software.
guess i should of said that a lil different. i like the look and feel of vista better than xp. i'v used xp for awhile and i know that i want a change. not only a graphical change but also the lil changes that vista brings
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guess i should of said that a lil different. i like the look and feel of vista better than xp. i'v used xp for awhile and i know that i want a change. not only a graphical change but also the lil changes that vista brings
What most people don't know is that vista has ENORMOUS changes to it's coding, the changes are by no means little.
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post #27 of 53
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What most people don't know is that vista has ENORMOUS changes to it's coding, the changes are by no means little.
well in terms of code then yes there not lil, but i'm just sayin the extra programs and features like flip 3d and stuff like that.
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post #28 of 53
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well in terms of code then yes there not lil, but i'm just sayin the extra programs and features like flip 3d and stuff like that.
Flip and transparacy are just small things....

After 5 years Vista is like a whole new OS with a whole new kernel and some emulation to help run old apps..
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post #29 of 53
oh man - this is one serious hit to vista

(YAY! ) - DX10 was just about the only solid offer that Vista had in its pocket.

All that prettyness and all that can stay...

you wait till Linux grabs a hold of this (which it will).

I'm slowing, but surely saying "ta ta" to windoze.
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post #30 of 53
I think this is sad and pathetic. Just upgrade, it's actually worth the money. Vista is above and beyond anything XP could be and it isn't even to it's first service pack yet....
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