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News Windows 7 a "minor release"

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 19 Aug 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Windows 7 has managed over the months to confuse the ever loving crap out of me.

    I think I'll be waiting for launch before I make up my mind about it..
     
  3. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    i knew it, Vista is a great OS, MS has already worked out most of the kinks. so 7 will be an feature enhanced version of Vista.

    just like 2000 was a huge step forward from NT and XP is like a feature enhanced version of 2000.

    people never stop to hope, and they are always disappointed. just use the latest version and be happy with it!
     
  4. Breach

    Breach Modding in Exile

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    Ugh, MS cleary does not care about their star product anymore.
     
  5. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    Course they do, thats why they're trying to convince people to upgrade now and now wait for their next beta release
     
  6. no-spam

    no-spam New Member

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    At my work MS are so desperate to get users locked in to Windows they have offered Office 2007 for £17.
    But OpenOffice is free and runs on Windows and Linux, so why bother?
     
  7. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    I can wait for 8.
     
  8. -pattoe-

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    I'd be very interested to see what happens in October. Vista is good, lots of improvements have been released since its birth. I still favor XP / 2000 on a commercial level however due to the lower requirements and the reliability.
     
  9. MgM*

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    All MS needs to do now is to fix those compatibility issues with vista (hope fully 7) then wer' talking...
     
  10. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    please not that MS ALSO said that Windows 7 for desktops IS a major release - it's the server side that's not one:
    from news.cnet
     
  11. Romirez

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    Unless 7 is considerably less of a resource hog than Vista, I'll be sticking with XP. So I guess I won't be upgrading for a long time.
     
  12. adamc

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    i don't know what everyone's problem with vista is, I've been running vista x64 for almost a year and it has performed flawlessly.
     
  13. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    im sorry. you'd better go back to winDOS since XP is also too resource hog for that matter.

    7 will be same or more resource "hog".
     
  14. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    Windows 7 will be a Vista with some bugfixes, and user experience facelifts... sortof like 98 was when compared to 95.
    basically, a smoother, better vista (not that i mind vista. Have been running it since it came out)... at least that's my suspicion
     
  15. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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  16. p3n

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    Think i'll continue my plan to get a cent2 mbp and join the unix goodness that is OSX ... I can put Vista on bootcamp for remembering how crappy MS are at innovation.
     
  17. Xir

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    "sortof like 98 was when compared to 95."

    Hmmm 98SE ran pretty stable....certainly compared to 95...
    (and also faster/more stable than XP before SP1)
     
  18. Timmy_the_tortoise

    Timmy_the_tortoise International Man of Awesome

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    I'm happy with Vista.
     
  19. Romirez

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    DOS, however, doesnt run what I want to use, XP does. See my point? No point upgrading to something that uses more of my system for no gain to me.
     
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