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post #51 of 139
I may switch to this as it is a just a lightweight Win7 (which is why I use Server '08)
but I am surprised that it has the same system requirements as windows 7 starter
    
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post #52 of 139
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Originally Posted by Ophan View Post
It seems like I have nothing to lose by installing this on my CR-48. Was waiting till Ubuntu 11.04 but who am I to refuse a free, lighter version of Windows made for light PCs?
I'm about to do the same thing. Might as well download it before it becomes too popular and Microsoft gets rid of it or something.
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Works like a charm (almost, since it misses slui.exe )

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Windows Update works for it

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You can't spell windows without GAMES!
The funny thing is that I actually looked at the word "Windows" to see if you could spell "games" out of the letters in it rofl
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post #53 of 139
So.. Could someone use this over say.. WIN XP ?
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post #54 of 139
I was wondering about this now too since i'm using Windows XP on my T510 feasible upgrade?
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post #55 of 139
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You can't spell windows without GAMES!
WINGAMEDOWS? I'm NOT GETTING THIS?!
post #56 of 139
I'd say yes since even though this is a dumbed down version it still uese the newer kernel.
Windows XP is great all but it IS 10 years old and it's starting to show.

Though there is one thing Windows 7 lack; pause button on file transfers.
Totalcopy has had this function since...-When was it released? 1999?

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So you can't activate it?
Nope, and I have x64 so my slui.exe won't work.
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The funny thing is that I actually looked at the word "Windows" to see if you could spell "games" out of the letters in it rofl


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WINGAMEDOWS? I'm NOT GETTING THIS?!
It's more meant that Windows is goes so often side by side with games and with GFWL it isn't hiding it.
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post #57 of 139
Well then might try this. I've been using Windows FLP on my lappy maybe this would be a good upgrade with no performance cost.
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post #58 of 139
XP just got replaced
This could perhaps be perfect in my school!
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How cut down is this? I could replace my normal Windows install with this...
    
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So how long are they allowing us to keep this? I'd like to install it on the family computer that is still running XP but not if it's only going to get deactivated later.
     
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