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post #61 of 139
A nice OS to try on PIII's & P4's or Maybe even Netbooks for that matter.

I might resurrect my Celeron 1.1Ghz Tualatin.

How's the performance BTW? is it smooth?
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post #62 of 139
I thought a thinpc was a pc that sends all its processing to another pc, and all it does is run its own display.

Edit: thinking of thinCLIENT... silly me.
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post #63 of 139
This OS is awesome so far. So light. And:

*Able to use XP drivers for my devices (PC is soooo old)
*Faster than XP

But:

*MSE won't install, unsupported
*WMC won't either

Pretty sweet, makes my little old PC much more fun!
    
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Just tried a dual boot, and installed steam with games. Works dandy, although it keeps crashing the games for using to much memory... however this is probably because the Pagefile is disabled and it can only use 3 gb... right before COD:BO crashed it was using nearly 2 gb so re-enabling Pagefile will probably help a bit
     
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post #65 of 139
hmm going to give this a try on my triple boot dell laptop as soon as i get my internet hooked up again after the move
 
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post #66 of 139
oooohh yey dowloading now.

This would be perfect for business if it ends up being cheaper than normal win 7.
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Not sure why they are using AERO...
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post #68 of 139
What key do you use to activate it? I got a 30 days to activate message.
post #69 of 139
does it come with everything normal windows 7 comes with?
DX11 support?!!?

why did they bring this out randomly? :S
    
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post #70 of 139
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spunkybd View Post
What key do you use to activate it? I got a 30 days to activate message.
Mine said THREE dats
Quote:
Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
does it come with everything normal windows 7 comes with?
DX11 support?!!?

why did they bring this out randomly? :S
DX11 is present.
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