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« on: July 11, 2009, 02:46:00 AM »

Now for a debate that is not closely related to history like a few of the other topics.

OK, I have Vista, and I am wondering who thinks what is better and why, I have once used XP before, but that's because my grandma has one, and currently it doesn't access the internet (it did once before) due to some problems, probably for the modem.

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2009, 11:37:00 AM »

I've got Vista... I'm kinda off and on as far as it's concerned.  I like some things, hate others.
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2010, 07:57:22 PM »

I like XPs better, but I'm stuck with a vista. The areo options that can be used to make Vistas look cool is awesome, but XPs are way better to use, and when you are the administrator, you don't have to click "run as administrator" in order to do so. Everything was easy to find, to.  Sad Oh, man, I miss my XP! It crashed right after the vista came into the stores and XPs were taken down, so I cou;d.t just get a new XP... The thing also had a better graphics card for some reason. Sweat Drop But that made the thing all the more useful. Oh well...
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010, 08:11:06 PM »

I prefer XP... But I did find a funny parody clip about Vista.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enRQzjkLAQs&feature=related

Anyway, I prefer XP because I find it easier to use and it does not always repeat the same questions to me. I am considering getting Windows 7 though.

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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2010, 11:42:09 PM »

lol Thats a hularious video Exclamation
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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2010, 12:06:25 AM »

Obsolete debate is obsolete.

New debate is:  XP vs 7
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« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2010, 12:49:19 AM »

I just reread your comment RTS... You can't get another XP? If you go to a computer store (not a big electronics place like Futureshop or anything), you should be able to request XP. In fact, this new computer which was given to me last June has XP installed.

As for Windows 7... I have never used it, but I would like to try it out. Is it any good?

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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2010, 01:49:47 AM »

I'll let you know in a few months.  I'm currently saving for a new compy, now that I've got all my console needs taken care of.
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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2010, 02:55:51 AM »

I just reread your comment RTS... You can't get another XP? If you go to a computer store (not a big electronics place like Futureshop or anything), you should be able to request XP. In fact, this new computer which was given to me last June has XP installed.

As for Windows 7... I have never used it, but I would like to try it out. Is it any good?

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I would, but I don't have the kind of money to just buy a new computer. I have to wait for this one to crash.
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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2010, 06:44:52 PM »

<--XP. Because I know how to use it. And I heard Vista wasted a lot of memory.

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« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2010, 11:49:23 PM »

Yeah, it does.  That's why I excluded vista from the new XP vs W7 debate.
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« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2010, 08:32:27 AM »

XP vs. Vista is no contest.

As for XP vs. 7, I do very much like the fact that Windows 7 seems to be capable of recovering from driver crashes sometimes whereas XP would either lock up or just immediately BSOD.
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« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2010, 09:16:55 AM »

I don't really know anything about W7, so I won't be able to contribute to this dispute anymore. Sad Oh well. Sweat Drop
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« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2010, 09:05:20 PM »

Both are alright, I guess. XP is a bit more dependable though.
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« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2010, 09:32:49 PM »

I use Vista and im so used to it now that I personally wouldn't go back to XP. My bro got Windows 7 and I cant see anything that would make me make the switch. I know some things arnt compatible with Vista such as a few of my old PC games but nothing a patch of the internet cant fix... Windows 7 may be faster but meh... nothing major, Its only the tecnho heads that will sniff out all these differences that to the average user is non-existent.
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