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#1 Atomic Wanderer Chicken

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:33

What is your favorite Windows OS and why?

My favorite Windows OS is Windows 95 because it's what started everything. All of the modern Windows OSs still retain the features it had back then.

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#2 Growled

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:38

I love everything about Windows 7. Everything just works like it's suppose to.

#3 firey

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:40

have to either go with:

7 or the early beta versions of Longhorn

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#4 Raa

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:41

I love everything about Windows 7. Everything just works like it's suppose to.

I'd have to agree. It's fast, looks great and does everything!
Still say Windows 2000 was awesome though. ;)

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:42

Hard choice.

Win 2k was absolutely brilliant. XP as well (after SP2 imo)
Win 7..

Loving my Win 8 installs at the moment though.

#6 Hum

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:44

:p

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It works great and is highly understandable.

Like Windows 7 mostly, too.

#7 rfirth

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:45

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:50

Windows 7 is my favourite but Windows XP has served me the longest!

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 23:59

Windows 7, because it runs smooth of many machines and can customise it with very nice themes!

I am enjoying Windows 8 atm though!

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 00:00

For me as far as Winders go, it's easily 7. Everything works fast and consistently, high reliability, and a very solid "it just works" factor. 8's a close second just because it takes a bit of fiddling to get it where I like it... with a bit of tweakery it's a near tie for me. Before that, 2K Pro. XP wasn't bad, big annoyance factor with it's poor stability though, could get Explorer to crash just by looking at it funny.

#11 Crisp

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 00:08

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Windows 7

#12 Kaze23

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 00:15

Windows 8, followed closely by Windows 7.

When I was younger, it was Windows 2000. Always preferred it to XP.

#13 UXGaurav

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 14:15

Windows XP of course as that's where the all-important balance in the user experience was for Grandma vs Power users before everything got tilted in favor of Grandma.

#14 TPreston

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 14:21

Windows 8 Enterprise

Windows XP of course as that's where the all-important balance in the user experience was for Grandma vs Power users before everything got tilted in favor of Grandma.


"Power users" as in users who use tune-up utility's and registry cleaners to administrate their computer :rolleyes: Said users wont come close to seeing the power of the new versions from applocker to windows to go.

Powerusers use Gpedit.msc & secpol.msc

#15 tsupersonic

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 14:21

Windows 7 by far, followed by Windows 2000.

I use Windows 8, but I need the start button. If Microsoft had an option for the "classic" start button (like Windows 7), this would be my favorite OS.