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Old 10-28-2008, 07:59 PM   #1
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Default Microsoft Windows 7 OS, first impressions

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Like Elvis in '68, Microsoft is itching for a "comeback," and Windows 7 is the perfect excuse. In fact, this week in LA at the Professional Developers Conference, Windows 7 officially shoved Vista aside. Having suffered through the often deserved criticisms of that ill-fated OS installment, Microsoft's people are thrilled to tears to be able to talk about something (anything!) else. On Sunday, they took journalists through a lively 7-hour orientation on Win 7, then handed off a Dell XPS M1330 loaded with pre-beta Build 6801. Thankfully for the overworked, underappreciated developers at Redmond, it's surprisingly stable, and its look and feel already puts Vista to shame.
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:09 PM   #2
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its widley rumored that Vista was made by the team that brought us Windows ME; and the version we run now is a modified XP kernal. It's no surprise that the NT guys could bring us something stable.
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:18 PM   #3
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^You know. That would make a lot of sense.
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:31 AM   #4
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Just buy urself a mac and u'd have no problems to solve
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Old 10-29-2008, 04:09 AM   #5
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And what about the games, zeus_2011, those with graphic abilities?
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Old 10-29-2008, 04:15 AM   #6
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True true.....not much of a gamer (pc wise anyways) so didnt even cross my mind!!!! PS3, XBox etc????!!!!
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:56 AM   #7
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I've been in a Windows Server 2008 training class all week and our instructor has been waxing poetic about how much better 7 is than Vista. Apparently you can also run Windows Server 2008 as a desktop operating system. It's reasonably feature-laden and is like a pared-down version of Vista. It's more stable, has less fluff, and runs about 75% faster than Vista does on the same hardware.
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Old 10-29-2008, 10:03 AM   #8
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I'm thinking of getting a new computer to replace my current machine, which occasionally feels like it's dying of a terminal illness. The 7 looks great. A good interface.
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Old 10-29-2008, 05:55 PM   #9
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Where can i get that?is it on sale,I have VISTA ULTIMATE but i want to change.
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Old 10-29-2008, 06:11 PM   #10
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pre-beta Build 6801
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Old 10-29-2008, 08:44 PM   #11
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got linux?
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:17 PM   #12
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I must be missing something... That screeny looks extemely similar to Vista? Somewhat more blocky though.
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Originally Posted by styla21 View Post
I must be missing something... That screeny looks extemely similar to Vista? Somewhat more blocky though.
GUI is going to be similar; yet possibly more customizable. It's the code beneath the GUI that will make the difference
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stability and speed is the key
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