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Bad bad choice frown.gif Windows XP is now for the older generation that doesn't know how to work a computer lmaosmiley.gif
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Bad bad choice Windows XP is now for the older generation that doesn't know how to work a computer
thats actually the newer OSes...

its the older ones that are more difficult to get up and running
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Well, im looking at most the comments you guys are saying... why are you trying to force him to go to win7?
Windows XP is alot more stable than Windows 7, even gaming wise, so what he doesnt have DX11, not everyone needs it, I dont even play any DX10/DX11 games.
    
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I honestly don't care what anyone else says, XP had the best customization, don't get me wrong I love 7, but I hate how Windows decides which drivers are best for me, and installs them, I also miss the ability of having many unique themes, 7 themes blow imo, so I just stick with the default theme.

I like not having an idiots guide to the OS.
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And I'm loving it. It's on my sig rig.

I had Vista, it was okay. Upgraded to 7, and despised it. Everything I try to do it either gives me a "Here, let me help you install this program! Do you know what a Hard Drive is?" or "Are you absolutely SURE you want to make a copy of your documents onto a flashdrive? Might be dangerous, and delete your computer, yo."

So, I installed XP Professional SP3, and I love it. Nothing to get in my way, more intuitive, doesn't seem like an OS for idiots who shouldn't be allowed to use a computer, etc.

In Vista and 7, they try to hide all of the advanced features as not to scare or intimidate people, and put everything in a super simple, dumbed-down menu system.





So yeah, I went from Windows 7 to XP.

*puts on flamesuit*
You know you can disable most alerts right?
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Snipping tool is probably one of the best things in 7. Window snap doesn't work very well with dual monitors though.
You can use Windows + Arrow Keys to do window snapping with multi monitors where there is no edge. That's what I do and it works great.

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Well, im looking at most the comments you guys are saying... why are you trying to force him to go to win7?
Windows XP is alot more stable than Windows 7, even gaming wise, so what he doesnt have DX11, not everyone needs it, I dont even play any DX10/DX11 games.
Actually, Windows 7 is much more stable than XP. Microsoft seperated the drivers and programs from the kernel more than XP so an issue with a crashing program or bad driver will not take down your entire system nearly as much as XP. I think I've had a crash that wasn't overclocking related maybe twice since I started using the Windows 7 Beta until now on at least 10 different PCs/laptops/Macs, etc.

I'm also going to assume that 99% of people who complain about UAC don't understand why it is in place or why Macs and Linux require very similar permissions.
Edited by IEATFISH - 1/18/11 at 12:10am
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I DID NOT KNOW THAT!!!
You just made my night!
WHEEEEEEEEE!!!!
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ITT: Pissed off nerds.

lol'd.
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Actually, Windows 7 is much more stable than XP. Microsoft seperated the drivers and programs from the kernel more than XP so an issue with a crashing program or bad driver will not take down your entire system nearly as much as XP. I think I've a crash that wasn't overclocking related maybe twice since I started using the Windows 7 Beta until now on at least 10 different PCs/laptops/Macs, etc.

I'm also going to assume that 99% of people who complain about UAC don't understand why it is in place or why Macs and Linux require very similar permissions.
Agreed. + 1 to you good interwebz person.
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lol'd

have fun with xp

Might install XP if I feel nostalgic though.
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