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Lol... who would've thought.. Here I was a few days ago talking about how I wouldn't be upgrading to 7 for a while. RMA my video card and have to choose a new one and pay a bit extra (refurb'ed card so can't get exact replacement). Boyfriend gives me his 5850 instead and so with the money I saved I'm about to get 7 within the next week or so. I'll miss XP purely for the excellent themes that I have collected and made for it. Other than that, I'll finally have a 64bit OS
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Lol... who would've thought.. Here I was a few days ago talking about how I wouldn't be upgrading to 7 for a while. RMA my video card and have to choose a new one and pay a bit extra (refurb'ed card so can't get exact replacement). Boyfriend gives me his 5850 instead and so with the money I saved I'm about to get 7 within the next week or so. I'll miss XP purely for the excellent themes that I have collected and made for it. Other than that, I'll finally have a 64bit OS
Trust me, you'll love it...
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Trust me, you'll love it...
I hope so. I hate using it on the laptops at work... (I work in retail selling computers)
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I hope so. I hate using it on the laptops at work... (I work in retail selling computers)
Ya just need to turn off the annoying UAC, and if you really can't get used to it; get an XP skin
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I like XP and 7. There's still plenty of programs I need to use that will only work on XP. If anyone ever wants to address those, I'd switch over completely as 7 is just significantly faster.
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I like XP and 7. There's still plenty of programs I need to use that will only work on XP. If anyone ever wants to address those, I'd switch over completely as 7 is just significantly faster.
Have you tried WinXP mode, if you have W7Pro?
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lol wrong decision,you can turn off all those warnings in windows 7, Hope you have a anti-flame suit
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XP is decent i must admit. Some good old serious technical computing. Not the best platform for gaming however.
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Have you tried WinXP mode, if you have W7Pro?
No I haven't actually. I am curious to see how it works, but I need to get a new machine that can do that first. I haven't heard of too many people trying that yet, so it's still unfamiliar. I wish there was a comprehensive list of programs that have been tested so I don't have to do it myself.
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ITT: Pissed off nerds.

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