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    Windows XP
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    Windows 7
  • 3% (9)
    Others... (ie, vista)
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post #101 of 133
Window XP is a very fast OS but easy target for virus , too old too...
i think Window 7 is more stable and more robust versus virus
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XP.

Have no need for any fancy graphical interface wasting the GPU, I always set it to the ugliest theme even in XP/Vista. I will do the same in 7.

What I PREFER is Win2K Pro to anything MS made before/since, as it's the least bloated. But since this is XP vs 7, XP all the way.

P.S. 7 isn't any more "stable" or virus prone compared to XP (if anything, it's the other way around). That's entirely the end user's responsibility. If you visit lots of pr0n sites/download drivers/executable installer files from dodgy websites, you will get your Windows 7 infected just as easily as XP.
    
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If Windows XP had DX 10 support, I would still be using my XP Professional x64 to this day. It literally took up less than 10 GBs of space, which would be fantastic for my SSD! Has anyone made a minimalistic version of Windows 7 with just the necessary components? Vista and 7 are bloated with crap I don't have a need for... and if only Linux would play Windows games..........
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post #104 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by tout View Post
If Windows XP had DX 10 support, I would still be using my XP Professional x64 to this day. It literally took up less than 10 GBs of space, which would be fantastic for my SSD! Has anyone made a minimalistic version of Windows 7 with just the necessary components? Vista and 7 are bloated with crap I don't have a need for... and if only Linux would play Windows games..........
I've heard about Windows 7 Lite. Might be what you're looking for.
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post #105 of 133
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I've heard about Windows 7 Lite. Might be what you're looking for.
RT 7 Lite for slipstreaming Windows 7 installations... this I am going to learn to do. Thank you!
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Why do people type like this, it makes them look ridiculous.
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post #107 of 133
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Originally Posted by -Allen- View Post
For me, its XP. Seeing how Windows 7 cuts my Crysis fps by about 30%, even while running in dx9 mode and having gamebooster on, there is absolutely no point for me to even have dx11. (if this is abnormal then someone tell me.)

Also, to quote Sheldon from the Big Bang Theory, "Windows 7 is more user friendly than Windows Vista. I don't like that."
Because your GTS 250 is dx10, it doesnt matter if win7 has dx11, your pc will use dx10 because the gpu is dx10. Crysis also doesnt support dx11.

You can run crysis in dx9 on windows 7 by adding -dx9 in the shortcut command line.

The fps loss is from changing to dx10, so just enable dx9 in windows 7
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post #108 of 133
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Why do people type like this, it makes them look ridiculous.
I like it <3
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post #109 of 133
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XP.

Have no need for any fancy graphical interface wasting the GPU, I always set it to the ugliest theme even in XP/Vista. I will do the same in 7.

What I PREFER is Win2K Pro to anything MS made before/since, as it's the least bloated. But since this is XP vs 7, XP all the way.

P.S. 7 isn't any more "stable" or virus prone compared to XP (if anything, it's the other way around). That's entirely the end user's responsibility. If you visit lots of pr0n sites/download drivers/executable installer files from dodgy websites, you will get your Windows 7 infected just as easily as XP.
Software that is more readily supported is less prone to security threats (people should drop the virus term to begin with) in theory. It isn't the end user's responsibility if a new security hole is found in an operating system and remains unfixed longer due to lack of support from the developer. It is only the end user's responsibility to defend their system as best they can, and neither end users or security software firms can fix exploits in operating systems, all they can do is defend against them. So your point is inaccurate.

Additionally, there is more to Windows 7 than a fancy GUI. Between this and your other topics, it's clear you are an XP fanboy. The only thing I can agree with you on is Win 2k, but I'd still take Windows 7 over it. I used Windows 7 on my old amd dual core with 2GB RAM and a crap GPU. It still booted as fast as XP and had a negligible difference in performance after booting, gaming included.

Oh and before I get accused of lolstalking you, you were on this last page I loaded.
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XP, its more of a mans OS.
    
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