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They should just upgrade Windows 7 gradually to become Windows 8. It's such a great OS I don't know why they are so eager to get something new out (besides money).
post #82 of 93
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
didn't you just prove in another thread that it was an actual release?
please dont post any screens that will get you into trouble...
Yes i did prove it was legit, but id only just had a good look at the core system files, not earlier. And yeah i know, hopefully i didnt get into too much trouble I didnt know it was a form of piracy so i didnt think it would matter, obviously it did.
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Yes i did prove it was legit, but id only just had a good look at the core system files, not earlier. And yeah i know, hopefully i didnt get into too much trouble I didnt know it was a form of piracy so i didnt think it would matter, obviously it did.
if you download something that should not be released, that is a form of piracy. even if the software is going to be released free in a beta.

glad to know its atleast a legit file.
    
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if you download something that should not be released, that is a form of piracy. even if the software is going to be released free in a beta.

glad to know its atleast a legit file.
Good point, Although I never usually download pirated software so i was uninformed of that, however I have already done it now, and i will hopefully not do it again.
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Originally Posted by Buzzin92
Although I never usually
download pirated software so i was
uninformed of that, however I have
already done it now, and i will
hopefully not do it again.
Downloading and using Windows 8 is not piracy.

Its illegal.
Btw, it was probably almost Windows 7 right? And I bet you couldnot find any cloudcomputing or app store right?
post #86 of 93
I've yet to see/read one thing that would made me look forward to Windows 8.

To be completely honest, I loved Windows Vista (there, I said it), and I'm loving every second of Windows 7, so there's absolutely no rush from my part.

Having said that, there are a couple of things that would make Windows 8 an instant buy for me:

- Completely revamped GFWL (maybe integrated into Windows?).
- Some sort of 'Game Mode', meaning, an option/tool that would turn off every unnecessary service/background app while gaming.
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i cant wait for windows 8 !
    
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post #89 of 93
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Originally Posted by SlackerITguy
- Some sort of 'Game Mode', meaning,
an option/tool that would turn off
every unnecessary service/
background app while gaming.
Well, Microsoft is only giving us a pdf reader.

If you want this software in vista,Win 7. Get a software called Game Booster 2.
Googe it out
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same, i had it running 2007 around the launch date (it was late jan maybe early feb) when i got a retail of it.

did you run the 32 or 64 bit? i was running the 64 bit, figured why not cause i had plans on going to 4 gb, but instead built a new rig, at first it was a x2 5000+, then onto a core2duo e7200, both had 4 gb of ram, and both ran vista without any major problems (there were your typical problems, but nothing to really bad talk vista about.)

dunno, like some, i just didn't see anything wrong with vista, and if anything 7 was just a rebrand cause it already had that stigma attatched to it. even the complaints against vista now on brand new hardware are hard to fathom for me, i have both installed right now on my current rig, and they both perform almost identical.
They were both 32 bit...Pentium dual core 1.8ghz and an athlon 64 x2 4400+ both with 2gb RAM. may be why...But it was just things like firefox crashing every 15 minutes, even with the latest version and drivers...and freezing once a week, no viruses or anything...I tried it again once they came out with SP2 and it seems MUCH better
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