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[TS] Upgrading from Windows 1.0 to Windows 7

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Hey guys, I thought this was a very interesting article on Windows through the years and also a demonstration of just how far MS have gone to keep things compatible. Enjoy.

http://www.techspot.com/news/42691-v...windows-7.html

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YouTube user Andrew Tait has uploaded a video titled "Chain of Fools : Upgrading through every version of windows (HQ)" (via Slashdot). In it, he takes a computer running Windows 1.0 on top of MS DOS 5.0 and upgrades it all the way to Windows 7.


Oh and to the people that are bound to say this isn't news, I think its fair to say its never been done before, therefore is new, and new is news.
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repost

http://www.overclock.net/operating-s...ty-ms-dos.html
http://www.overclock.net/windows/956...rough-7-a.html
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 3/8/11 at 6:41pm
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whatever happens, this thread must remain open
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You're kidding? Link? I haven't seen it, must have missed it.


Edit : ahh i see your ninja edit

Sorry about that, feel free to remove this thread
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You need to link to the original if you're gonna claim that.

Edit; nvm, you got it. HOWEVER. I do not consider items that have been posted out of the news section to be originals of news threads, therefore the news threads will not count as reposts.

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You need to link to the original if you're gonna claim that.

Edit; nvm, you got it. HOWEVER. I do not consider items that have been posted out of the news section to be originals of news threads, therefore the news threads will not count as reposts.

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At least its formatted correctly
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Only OS that had bad compatibility issues has always been XP. This vid is just proof of that.
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That guys voice made me want to punch a baby.
    
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post #9 of 79
I think the first windows I used was 3.1. I remember you had to type "win" in DOS to start windows.
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wow, there were operating systems before vista!?!?! I'm such a baby in the eyes of the computer world.
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