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Windows 7 upgrades on the cheap!!!

Discussion in 'Internet & Computers' started by daddy, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. daddy

    daddy I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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  2. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    Thanks Daddy!
     
  3. weymard

    weymard Our Main Man From FRANCE!

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    :eek: Actually in France we can load on microsoft server a FREE version of Win 7 ! a test version.
     
  4. dirtyoldman

    dirtyoldman I'm now on Medicare,officially old.

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    Anyone here used ''7'' yet?
     
  5. daddy

    daddy I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    I've used the beta and quite honestly, I liked it. It's leaps and bounds beyond Vista. We had it running on a not so powerful machine and saw no significant lack of performance. I'm talking a 2.8 P4 with 512.

    XP is going to go away slowly but it is going to go away. $49 for an upgrade is a damn good price. There's no need to go to Premium for typical home use. Premium does come with auto-backup capabilities and "XP Mode" but there will be plenty of Windows 7 compatible software and plenty of backup solutions available.

    Both take full advantage of the 64 bit architecture as well.
     
  6. Vmax2007

    Vmax2007 Guest

    SPAM!!! :spam:

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  7. Z71 Kris

    Z71 Kris Independence...

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    it maybe worth updating my vista machine then......hmmmm!
     
  8. stadt11

    stadt11 LetMeGoogleThatForYou.com

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    I just put Win7 on my Macbook Boot Camp partition, it's awesome! Much improved over Vista! I just found my replacement work computer :D

    Best quote ever from PCWorld...

    The fastest Windows Vista notebook we've tested this year is a Mac. Try that again: The fastest Windows Vista notebook we've tested this year--or for that matter, ever--is a Mac. Not a Dell, not a Toshiba, not even an Alienware. The $2419 (plus the price of a copy of Windows Vista, of course) MacBook Pro's PC WorldBench 6 Beta 2 score of 88 beats Gateway's E-265M by a single point, but the MacBook's score is far more impressive simply because Apple couldn't care less whether you run Windows.

    [YT]87lZa8EiEqc[/YT]

    :lolup:
     
  9. omegafiler

    omegafiler Don't run, we come in peace.

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    Win7 RC x64 is pretty solid. I normally beta test all of the latest MS OS's at home and work. Fairly impressed with Win7 so far. If you have a spare PC laying that meets the min requirements, I'd load it up and give it a try. But if you really want to use all of the cool Aero effects, you'd want something with a half-way descent video card.
     
  10. LMSeven

    LMSeven Μολών λαβέ

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    I should probably buy that. I'm running the 32 bit RC on a 2.08 single core CPU & 1G Ram HP a600n, and it's fine..some things are a bit laggy but not bad at all.

    I haven't made up my mind yet on getting a new PC or building one/having one built for the actual W7 release. My mobo is pretty much worthless for mods. Might shoot the crazy clown a PM.
     

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