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Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby TJ_2k7 » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:47 pm

Hey aint been online in a while.
Hows everyone? :D
Anyways, i while back Microsoft released a beta of Windows 7. Did you guys get it? Your thoughts and opinions on it?
I used it briefly in VMware and to be honest i thought it was quite speedy considering its in a vm. Windows Vista was real slow in vm so im guessing thats an improvement. Some of the new features like areo shake seem ok but i want some real new un-seen features. Come microsoft, suprise us and get rid of that real bad black cloud over you thanks to vista.
I still think Apple is better btw, but thats another story ;)

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby jd2kuk » Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:06 pm

I'm using it as my primary OS now. It's f****ing awesome!

Microsoft have really gone to great lengths on this one to fix what they broke with vista (me thinks)- it hogs less resources, the interface is much improved, and lots of new features make it really worthwhile.

I'd highly recommend anyone to try it.
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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby TJ_2k7 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:58 pm

I wouldn't use as my primary OS as i wouldn't what to loose my data if it had a huge bug in it.
(It's Microsoft, theres bound to be a huge mess up soon enough :P )

I'm going to install on to my Laptop once's it gets fixed :D

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby cheesepuff » Sat Apr 18, 2009 1:00 pm

i got 7 in triple boot with XP and vista, and, its very good.
Steam, Team Foretress 2 and Gmod work fine. The best small thing i think is the ability to hover over windowsin the taskbar, and they appear, full size, on the desktop. Pure Genius!]

But really, give it 30GB at least. I went for 20GB and felt the pinch.
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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby muto » Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:34 pm

People actually pay for Windows?

To be honest, I don't see myself ever using Vista/7, outside of work. XP/Server03[/Server08?] should be fine for gaming, and for general use, I'm moving more and more into Linux.

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby TJ_2k7 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:23 pm

I downloaded the RC 1 of Windows 7 and installed on another parition and im really suprised. It way more speedier than Windows Vista (but what isn't :P ). Booting up time much quicker and it just seems less slugish. Some nice new features nothing mind blowing or truely intuitive, but its a start for microsoft. Still can't beat Mac OS X though ;)

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby muto » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:58 pm

You might want to give the new Ubuntu release (9.04) a try, it's got a nice polished UI, fast boot times, is very responsive, and is overall, a very nice OS.

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby ICT Tech » Thu May 07, 2009 2:36 am

muto wrote:To be honest, I don't see myself ever using Vista/7, outside of work.


Same here, I bought a new laptop a while ago running Windows Vista Basic.
The first thing I done was plugged it in, the second thing was getting an XP Disc and throwing in the laptop ASAP! :lol: :P
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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby muto » Thu May 07, 2009 7:26 am

Same here, but I triple boot Backtrack3/Fedora10/XP Pro.

And, of course, the second thing I did was get a refund for the copy of Vista :>

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Re: Thoughts on Windows 7 ...?

Postby ICT Tech » Thu May 07, 2009 2:16 pm

muto wrote:Same here, but I triple boot Backtrack3/Fedora10/XP Pro.

And, of course, the second thing I did was get a refund for the copy of Vista :>


Ha, nice one mate :P
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