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Nevermind Microsoft, even more ironic is why they would feel the need to save XP, if they already have it.

I couldn't care less if MS stopped selling it years ago. I've owned it for quite a while, and nothing microsoft does could make me stop using it before I decide to stop using it.
Kind of like those still using Windows 2000, or 98. They've been dead a long time but they continue to use those operating systems just fine.
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Nevermind Microsoft, even more ironic is why they would feel the need to save XP, if they already have it.

I couldn't care less if MS stopped selling it years ago. I've owned it for quite a while, and nothing microsoft does could make me stop using it before I decide to stop using it.
Not even when they decide to stop providing security, performance, and compatibility updates (a.k.a. support) for it? lol.

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Kind of like those still using Windows 2000, or 98. They've been dead a long time but they continue to use those operating systems just fine.
Hey, I think I've got a copy of Windows 3.0 on 3.5" disks laying around somewhere. Maybe you can point me towards a buyer.
    
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Is there a petition I can sign to get Microsoft to support MS-DOS 5.1 again? It isn't quite as much of a resource hog as WinXP is, and although I have 2GB of ram, I don't like when my OS uses more than 640k of it.
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Yes, it's true that Vista can be a pain in the butt for some but not if you do some light reading. I think that most people are afraid that their older systems won't be able to handle the new OS or that things won't run as smoothly as they do with XP.

Umm...XP wasn't running smoothly at all back in the day before SP1 so not much has changed.

It's all ignorance in my eyes.
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It's always funny when people on the internet are divided over a given subject... We all know who "wins" those arguments, both sides, that's why the argument only comes up once.

XP users : Vista sucks!
Vista users : No, XP sucks!
Ect... Ect...

I say if you're happy with your OS then keep it, but why be obliged to defend your decision to keep XP/buy Vista? Nobody is going to change their mind... My roommate has Vista on his laptop and after having played with it some I can say that for me Vista in no way warrants an upgrade. I'm just as productive in XP and have access to all the features and programs I need/use.

I doubt I will ever upgrade to Vista, I'll probably just wait to see what Windows 7 has to offer... Perhaps that OS will give me a reason to upgrade. IMHO the money I would have spent on Vista is better spent on hardware. That's my opinion and for some they may agree others they may not, but is it worth getting worked up over?
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stop global warming then stop xp
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The irony in this is that for people to want to save XP, they have to like it, and for them to like it, it means they have to use it, and to use it, they most likely own it, and if they own it, then there is no reason for microsoft to care because they can't profit from these 200,000 people.
that was brilliant.......N1
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The irony in this is that for people to want to save XP, they have to like it, and for them to like it, it means they have to use it, and to use it, they most likely own it, and if they own it, then there is no reason for microsoft to care because they can't profit from these 200,000 people.
Amen to that!
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200k out of billions of people in the world...

Big deal.
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