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Originally Posted by p00ter71 View Post
I'm part of that 19% myself but i dont have a problem with it.I have DX11 so i have no need for windows 7.
Have you checked how much system resources vista needs to run? and how slowly it does it?
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I lol'ed at Vista. My dad is part of that 19%. He hates it so much.
Wanna know something funny? Add in a new taskbar and you have Windows 7.

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Originally Posted by Fletcherea View Post
Never understood the hate on Vista. Got my shop machine still on it, maybe I just don't/haven't used the "bug ridden" features that all the complaints have risen around. Seems all based on the "top" tech media fanatics.
This.

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Originally Posted by Greensystemsgo View Post
whats the other? unix? osx is part of unix, as is linux?

and dont get me wrong, vista is a great os until you start installing... anything.
The other is probably people who use a tablet as their main, so they'd have iOS or Android, or maybe some people who refuse to upgrade and run Windows 95.

And if that holds true of ViIsta, it's true in 7...MS didn't do anything but a small number of changes.

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Originally Posted by Greensystemsgo View Post
shame on you. XP>vista on every level. and dont come at me with your dx nonsense.
Vista>XP, XP goes slow as hell after installing programs and using it for more than a month.

The one problem anyone will get with Vista that isn't either their own fault or a problem with Windows 7 as well is a bad name, that's it, a lot of PEBKAC went into Vistas name as well as bad MS choices (On a 800Mhz pentium, MS? Really?)

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Originally Posted by Homeles View Post
Vista with UAC off is amazing (now at least, maybe not at launch). I actually like the UI in Vista better than 7's, but I'm using 7 right now for the TRIM support.

Oh, and people really need to stop using XP already.
This.

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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
Don't feel bad, it's desktop market share.

Would be much further up there if it was server market share.
If it was server marketshare, it'd be the highest by a massive margin.

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Originally Posted by ____ View Post
Why do people still install XP on new machines? I can see how they just wouldn't upgrade an old computer, but...
It's not, that's all peoples old as hell machines, I'm willing to bet a lot of that other is people running Windows 2k, 98, 95, etc as well.

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Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop View Post
Yeah, but it was pretty bad before sp2. Other than that, your right. It's not the same game, hell, not even the same sport comparing ME to Vista.
And even it being pretty bad before SP2 relates purely to bad driver support and nothing else, if you stayed to a known good series of drivers then it was far better than XP, etc.

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Originally Posted by kyle-reece View Post
Last i checked linux is based off of Minix not unix, unless i've slipped into an alternate dimension unawares.
It was inspired by Minix, but based off Unix style implementations in OS'.
    
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It's about time , people are clinging to this obsolete OS for far too long IMO
i never liked XP and i welcomed Vista with relief.
I was using it from day 1 and sure it had some trouble with it but after 1st SP it was OK and after 2nd it was completely fine not very different than Win7.
People were just hating on it so much MS had to re-brand it to Win7 (with minor improvements) to quiet down those ignorant crowds.
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post #64 of 167
A lot of audio guys still use XP, kinda the "if it aint broke" mentality. Vista scared a lot of them off as it was terrible for audio and production, win 7 has rectified this imo but the stigma remains.

Oh and half the people still registered as using XP are the guys at Xtreme Systems lol >.>
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Originally Posted by KBcobra View Post
This^^, ME is the worst M$ OS EVER. Nothing comes close. Don't bother say Vista, because its pretty decent after sp2.
My dad was a systems administrator for an electricity company. I asked him recently if windows ME was as bad as everyone said.

What he told me, i can't repeat on OCN. lol
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Originally Posted by noshibby View Post
your ignorance precedes you, windows ME was the most hated of microsoft operating systems.
I already had his comment quoted in new tab for comment when I was done reading, you beat me to it. WinME just decided to crash when idle, for no reason, all the time!
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No seriously RTM vista was more stable than ME. ME didn't even get a service pack.
Sorry, I wasn't clear. I was agreeing that ME was leagues worse than Vista (Pre SP.1/2) ever was. When I first installed ME, two days after it's release, I spent 4 days trying to get my system running stable. Gave up, and went right back to win 98 SE. OMG! What a turd that thing was!
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 4/9/11 at 3:54pm
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What's the big deal? Worldwide market share for XP still trumps Win 7. The US is just quicker to pick up the latest whiz bang gadgets than the rest of the world.
    
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I'm part of the 19% too. I love it.
Same here. In fact, Win7 = Vista.
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xp = piece of crap compared to 7

win 7 is the best os in the world. ( I have OS X and Linux computers too )
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