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Title: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Langston on Jan 07, 19, 05:39 PM
Intersting video on the subject.What say you, Baron?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLgRryt2ZtE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLgRryt2ZtE)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 08, 19, 03:05 PM
Vista, even. :)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 09, 19, 11:21 AM
Well, I ran Vista 64 Ultimate (and have the discs for the 32 and 64 bit versions), and actually liked it.
I didn't suffer from Gfx card breakdowns, as I ran AMD/ATI  cards, originally a pair of the toaster 4870X2 Radeons, until one went u/s, and ended up with a pair of Gigabyte 6870OC cards still working but now a reserve PC, and not used.

I liked Vista, and smiled at everyone and their pet worms complaining about how bad Vista was, whereas I had virtually no problems at all using it (except problems caused by me), and, they were the first discs that I actually bought, instead of using 'donated' OS's as previous..... ;D

 I only went to Windows 8 > 8.1 because it was new, and the same for Windows 7, and eventually 10, which worked just fine and was happy with it until MS screwed it up about a year ago.

He talks about all the bloat ware in Vista, but didn't know the future with Windows 10, which is overloaded with it, and much, much worse, with tons of crap I don't want or will ever use.

I did try installing Vista recently, which went fine, until wanting to install drivers, where my incompetence made me give up..... :blush:


Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Langston on Jan 10, 19, 07:37 PM
Vista, even. :)
Ooops. Senior moment?  :blush:
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Casper the Ghost on Jan 11, 19, 12:21 AM
Still running Vista because I have so much stuff on my laptop I am continually putting off doing a clean install of W7. Works just fine for me.

I think W7 is the best on my system out of all the offerings, certainlyl runs better than W10 which should be chucked down the nearest mine shaft.  :bolt:

 :wave1:
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 11, 19, 10:55 AM
Yep I did try to install Vista Ult again, but was put off a bit because my 'modern' motherboard only has drivers from Win 7 upwards.
Windows 10 I will run perhaps once a month, just to update the thing, but not for daily use because a game which used to run just fine, now won't because it runs like warmed up treacle. Since I play it for about an hour or so every day, it seems pointless to reboot with Win 7.
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 11, 19, 11:51 AM
Ooops. Senior moment?  :blush:

I know those rather too well... ;)

Oi, Ry! Slight thread drift... Our local Labour party rep...

(https://my.labourlist.org/page/-/byline-pics/cropped.jpg)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 12, 19, 10:48 AM
Ah, my view of Labour has changed a bit.........very little, but a bit.... ;D
But she doesn't seem to have much real life experience though... :)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 12, 19, 11:26 AM
Looking around, I think she has rather more than you might imagine... :)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 13, 19, 11:35 AM
I don't know, as I am not that interested to find out....pretty though.  :)
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 15, 19, 10:03 PM
If my research was accurate, she's in her thirties, too.
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 16, 19, 07:41 PM
Yep, that looks about right. She knows about life, and has experience..... ;D
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 16, 19, 08:25 PM
Just been talking with her, oddly enough. She seems quite wonderful, to me!  ;D
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 17, 19, 02:01 PM
I am not jealous........at all....honest !!  :blush: :gig:
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 17, 19, 02:44 PM
The cleaner came, again, today.

It really isn't fair!  :lh:
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 17, 19, 03:37 PM
She came today again eh ? is she a screamer or just a moaner ?........... :blush: :gig:
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Kat on Jan 18, 19, 11:09 AM
Yes.

 ;D
Title: Re: Was Windows 7 THAT bad?
Post by: Baron on Jan 18, 19, 02:48 PM
Both then, sounds fun as long as you keep the windows shut and empty egg boxes stuck to the walls............. :yup: :gig: