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Fail. 7 gives you even more control over UAC than Vista did. Just disable it. Vista and 7 also load programs much faster than XP does. This is coming from someone who has used MS-DOS 6.11 (remember that?), Windows 3.1, 95, 98 and ME.
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Some people like XP and thats cool with me. My girlfriend has it running on a 2.5 GHZ Pentium 4 and it doesn't stutter with Facebook or Youtube.

I think its bliss with a dual core, but I would never use a Quad Core and XP together, sort of a waste.
    
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Originally Posted by IEATFISH View Post
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.



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.

On my sig rig, XP works better than 7, Also with XP you dont get the stupid message "(software) has stopped working".
When I mod GTA IV on XP everything works fine, when I do it on 7.. I get "GTA IV has stopped working" as soon as I open the game, O.o

I've had more BSOD's on 7 than I have with XP, Also XP handles overclocking better. (depending what CPU you have)


Windows XP FTW. im going to dual boot it with Windows 7.
    
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Have fun finding drivers for anything.
    
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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.
That... there... is just complete, total, unequivocal, raw, unpolished crap.

It's your choice but don't lie about it
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That... there... is just complete, total, unequivocal, raw, unpolished crap.

It's your choice but don't lie about it
FTW! xp has had its share of the limelight,but all good things comes to an end...
to be fair,its had a bloody good run tho,but face facts,xp is for older machines which are no longer being developed. New Tech=New OS...
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23 hours later and no response from OP makes me think that he is a Cannibal troll lol. can be wrong but maybe its because OCN was going through maintenance
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You know, back in '01-'02, there were a bunch of us that mocked XP for looking like a Fisher Price OS.
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23 hours later and no response from OP makes me think that he is a Cannibal troll lol. can be wrong but maybe its because OCN was going through maintenance
former i think,probably cant get online with his new slick OS....
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Only thing I like about windows 7 is the search bar when you hit the windows key.
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