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What are your plans for Windows 7 ?

Discussion in 'TPU Frontpage Polls' started by W1zzard, Jul 15, 2009.

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What are your plans for Windows 7 ?

Poll closed Oct 23, 2009.
  1. I'll take a look soon and then decide if it's right for me

    1,555 vote(s)
    10.5%
  2. I'm happy with XP

    2,671 vote(s)
    18.1%
  3. I'm happy with Vista

    1,376 vote(s)
    9.3%
  4. Can't wait to switch (I have tried the RC)

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    38.5%
  5. Can't wait to switch (I haven't tried any beta yet)

    1,180 vote(s)
    8.0%
  6. I'll wait till it's more mature (Service Pack 1)

    1,244 vote(s)
    8.4%
  7. No thanks. Too expensive, not much new

    1,048 vote(s)
    7.1%
  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I think he meant something that looks like this:

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    not this:

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    Because even I find such a small boxy list of programs annoying, and I'd like a program list that spans across the length of the screen. Is it? Because I can't see a Classic Classic start menu in build 7100.
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  2. alexp999

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    Ah I see. I thought it was just classic theme. :(

    I like the start menu personally but ill have a dig see if it can be made more like the "old" style.
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    erocker says thanks.
  6. ste2425

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    ive tried the beta's and it run beautifully, it felt like i got better performance out of it then xp or vista, but did no actual test to see if im right. I would switch if i haddn't just bought vista like a couple of month ago but for me the only think that would hook me upto 7 is dx11 and seeing as its available for vista ill stick with this, i get great performance out of it and have had no problems wat so ever, other then playing bioshock
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    That is pretty much how I am looking at it.
  8. DaveK

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    Using 7100 now and used 7077 before that, it works great, haven't had any serious bugs. Looks nice, runs great (except on 1GB, runs like shit lol), much better than Vista.
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    Can't wait for the Final !! 1 rig on 7100 & 1 on 7264 ,2 rigs on Vista U. Both of the Win 7 rigs boot&shutdown @ great speeds:) pre-order for multiple keys DONE
  10. CDdude55

    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    XP is fine for me right now.

    I will wait till at least Service pack 2 for Windows 7 so the drivers are more stable and more games are compatible/stable.:)
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    Anyone tell me where the safest pre releases are to DL. I might try it on one of my other machines. Also where are the prices on this for a retail copy. Is it that much of a savings for pre ordering?
  12. A Cheese Danish

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    I messed with the RC's and beta's, but I really don't feel the need to upgrade right now. So I'll stick with XP x64 and Server 2008
  13. phanbuey

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    My plans are to take it on a date, get it drunk, and have my way with it.
  14. Mussels

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    there are programs out and about to do that. I got used to the new start menu, so i forgot its name.

    edit: others got links already.

    altered: 7100. its the oficcial one from MS, no tricks/cracks/hacks needed, so its the safest bet.
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    meh, I will stick with my kickass windows 2008 sp2 workstation, i tried 7 and 2k8 r2, and neither offer anything I need, and in fact had some things I didn't want that couldn't be disabled.
  16. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Can I join in ? 3some ftw :laugh:
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    Yeah, but it's a threesome with Windows. That's like a threesome with the fat, drunk girl at the party -- you know, the one with all the viruses. :laugh:
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    Can't wait, its so cheap to pre-order that even my mums going to have a copy, LOL. Was going to get it from Amazon but by the time I got round to ordering they'd sold out! Have ordered from Currys.co.uk, £44.99. Only getting Home Premium cos I can't see me ever needing the extras in Professional.

    EDIT: Just checked Amazon.co.uk and they are showing stock again, but the shady f**kers have put the price up £30 to £75!!!
  19. Mussels

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    its still more morally acceptable to sleep with the virus girl, than her mentally challenged sister (mac)
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    the uk that's all you need to know ;)
    btw has anyone here done a review of it yet ?
    or will that bring bill gates's lawyers banging at tpu's doors?
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    You know, judging from the appearance of the cute girls I usually see toting around macs, I'm going to have to go ahead and disagree with you there. :D
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    Windows 7 final hasn't been released yet so no reviews. There are reviews out there, reviewing release candidates.
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    i think i will just download and crack it!
  25. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Or you could buy it like your meant to.

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