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We need to start a petition to get directx or similar working on Ubuntu. Then all would be great and right in the world. But regarding xp, if it aint broke why pay outrageous amounts of cash for something inferior. Yes inferior. No ip blocking working correctly and driver issues served on a silver plattter. No thanks I'll pass.
You might want to actually do some research instead of regurgitation. The driver issues were fixed many many months ago, and really just about zero reasons to stay with XP.

Weak PC's and needing support for antiquated programs are the only reason I can think of that any one would want to stay with XP.

I used to hate Vista before I tried it. I heard tons of horrer stories of it, but once I tried it and found out about the changes to it, I switched and never looked back.
    
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Yea...I love Vista but my PC does not game well under it. XP allows me to do everything I need especially gaming. Heck, I can through in a few mods and make my XP resemble Vista very closely in appearance. But some of us can't afford hardware upgrades to match the potential of Vista.
I have another ideal, why don't we "kill" all vehicles made before 2007 and make everyone buy new. Even if there old one was fine for what they needed.
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You might want to actually do some research instead of regurgitation. The driver issues were fixed many many months ago, and really just about zero reasons to stay with XP.

Weak PC's and needing support for antiquated programs are the only reason I can think of that any one would want to stay with XP.
There is one huge, eminently logical reason to stay with XP: It costs NOTHING to stay with something you already have.

Especially if it works perfectly well enough for you.

I have nothing against Vista; I can't really speak much about it because I frankly don't have much experience with it. However, the attitude that some hold that everyone HAS to upgrade to Vista now is a little tiresome, to be perfectly honest.

So what if people don't want to upgrade now? Why is that such a big problem?
    
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Yea...I love Vista but my PC does not game well under it. XP allows me to do everything I need especially gaming. Heck, I can through in a few mods and make my XP resemble Vista very closely in appearance. But some of us can't afford hardware upgrades to match the potential of Vista.
I have another ideal, why don't we "kill" all vehicles made before 2007 and make everyone buy new. Even if there old one was fine for what they needed.
Probably because vehicles cost thousands of dollars where as a 1 gig ram upgrade would cost you $10, and you can buy a new vista cable pc (dual core, 2 gigs of ram, 320gig hd) for less then $400 complete with OS.
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So what if people don't want to upgrade now? Why is that such a big problem?
Lazy programmers and developers whining and crying about not wanting to develop for it.
    
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Probably because vehicles cost thousands of dollars where as a 1 gig ram upgrade would cost you $10, and you can buy a new vista cable pc for less then $400 complete with OS.
Yes capable but not efficient for the OS. Video Card wise.
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post #37 of 60
Thread Starter 
rofl

Didnt know this thread would still be alive

I think many of you are missing the point.
As said IN the petition:
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If you want to continue using XP (this was typed on an XP PC) and rather not use Vista, go ahead, but stop b!itching about discontinuing it.
Im fine with XP and i use it a ton, just stop this stupid backlash toward the discontinuation.
    
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Yes capable but not efficient for the OS. Video Card wise.
Actually the machine comes with an integrated ati X1250 and runs aero perfectly fine, heck you can even play CSS and other games on it with decent frames.
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OMG... not another whiney "I hate XP" thread.

Will they ever end? Let people use what they want to use... unless you Vista folks are willing to spring for the cost of upgrading your fellow computer users to Vista.
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