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Poll Results: Which Version was the best AT THE GIVEN RELEASE?

 
  • 5% (4)
    Windows 3.1
  • 2% (2)
    Windows 95
  • 0% (0)
    Windows 98/SE
  • 2% (2)
    Windows 2000/NT
  • 4% (3)
    Windows ME (lol)
  • 14% (11)
    Windows XP
  • 2% (2)
    Windows Vista
  • 68% (51)
    Windows 7
75 Total Votes  
post #11 of 22
comparing todays cpu and old XP.. id say xp... its faster, even than 7...

but win7 has full support for everything...
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post #12 of 22
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yumyums... you liar.
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post #13 of 22
I chose Windows ME. I think it was the best Windows every because it shows just how much Microsoft can screw up at once.
post #14 of 22
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Originally Posted by pheoxs View Post
I chose Windows ME. I think it was the best Windows every because it shows just how much Microsoft can screw up at once.
lol... nope... thats vista... cause they tried to reuse ME instead of starting over

and i am loyal to XP... havent tried 7 yet though
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post #15 of 22
It took me awhile back in the 80's to grasp this "windows" concept (I always worked off the DOS prompt) but after I caught on to just what they meant by windows I thought "this will never work out". I guess you could say I was very wrong. Best for me fresh out of the box would be Win 7 but the OS I learned the most with was XP for sure.My first dedicated OS training was with XP so it will always have a place with me.
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post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by PCCstudent View Post
It took me awhile back in the 80's to grasp this "windows" concept (I always worked off the DOS prompt) but after I caught on to just what they meant by windows I thought "this will never work out". I guess you could say I was very wrong. Best for me fresh out of the box would be Win 7 but the OS I learned the most with was XP for sure.My first dedicated OS training was with XP so it will always have a place with me.
A special place in your heart?
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post #17 of 22
Windows Vista & Windows 7 embedded a.k.a Windows ThinPC CTP.

I still love Vista.

Ms removed too many good features from Vista for building Windows 7.

But in the end Windows 7 is Vista under the hood.
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post #18 of 22
Windows Spooony Edition
post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by eskamobob1 View Post
lol... nope... thats vista... cause they tried to reuse ME instead of starting over

and i am loyal to XP... havent tried 7 yet though
Did you ever use Vista? It was an EXTREMELY stable OS over XP. XP I always had BSOD after BSOD. Vista...just worked. Even the x64 version. x64 XP had NO support ever for drivers. The only real "problem" with Vista was certain wireless cards, printers, scanners, and other legacy hardware....that needed replaced anyway.

I chose 7 in the poll, but I'd like to take it back now that I actually read the post. I'd vote Windows 2000. Windows 2000 was the first REAL ground up release of Windows since the first version of Windows 1.0 came out (or 3.0 if you want to have the full GUI). 98 was a rehash of 95, which was a rehash of 3.1. ME was a rehash of 98SE. 2000 was finally a new kernel. Then XP was a rehash of 2000. Then we waited 5 LONG years on the rehash of 2000 to get Vista...the next fresh kernel to come out. Low and behold...its different so everybody hates it. Now we're on 7, which is just a rehash of Vista.

So my absolute favorite would have to be Windows 2000, since it was the first REAL ground up kernal redo that actually did some huge improvements.
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post #20 of 22
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Did you ever use Vista? It was an EXTREMELY stable OS over XP. XP I always had BSOD after BSOD. Vista...just worked. Even the x64 version. x64 XP had NO support ever for drivers. The only real "problem" with Vista was certain wireless cards, printers, scanners, and other legacy hardware....that needed replaced anyway.

I chose 7 in the poll, but I'd like to take it back now that I actually read the post. I'd vote Windows 2000. Windows 2000 was the first REAL ground up release of Windows since the first version of Windows 1.0 came out (or 3.0 if you want to have the full GUI). 98 was a rehash of 95, which was a rehash of 3.1. ME was a rehash of 98SE. 2000 was finally a new kernel. Then XP was a rehash of 2000. Then we waited 5 LONG years on the rehash of 2000 to get Vista...the next fresh kernel to come out. Low and behold...its different so everybody hates it. Now we're on 7, which is just a rehash of Vista.

So my absolute favorite would have to be Windows 2000, since it was the first REAL ground up kernal redo that actually did some huge improvements.
although vista was awful in the beginning it got better. What killed vistas rep was the security suites and the stubbornness of the vendors to fix the issues. They blame it on the operating system but kis and nortons suites killed vistas rep
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