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Today i gave my unused copy of Windows Vista to my Aunt


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#1 seta-san

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:42

and wiped out the second to last known computer in my family that still uses Windows XP. I'm sure here in the next couple weeks i'll be rebuilding that computer from scratch. I almost feel like it's a moral obligation to kill XP. How many copies does your family still have floating around ?




#2 Dot Matrix

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:45

Of XP? None. They made nice effects in the fire I threw them in. :yes:



#3 este

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:47

Wait.... You wiped out a XP machine and put Vista on instead? :/  :s  :wacko: I don't understand

And there is no reason to use XP ever again anymore :shifty:



#4 LeGourmand

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:49

I've moved everyone i know out of XP a long time ago.



#5 OP seta-san

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:50

Wait.... You wiped out a XP machine and put Vista on instead? :/  :s  :wacko: I don't understand

And there is no reason to use XP ever again anymore :shifty:

 

my aunt is poor and can't afford a new computer so i gave her my unused copy of Vista Upgrade edition. She's got a dual core amd 64 and 3gigs of ram. more than enough to handle vista. just anything to remove the blight that is, XP.



#6 BoDEAN

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:50

and wiped out the second to last known computer in my family that still uses Windows XP. I'm sure here in the next couple weeks i'll be rebuilding that computer from scratch. I almost feel like it's a moral obligation to kill XP. How many copies does your family still have floating around ?

Cool story bro



#7 metallithrax

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:51

I have 2 PC's here that have XP on them (1 in use, 1 not in use)

 

At work we still have quite a few XP machines.  Why?  Because there is no need to upgrade them, as they work fine as they are.

 

And your aunt has a better PC than my main one, which is running Windows 8.



#8 OP seta-san

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:52

I have 2 PC's here that have XP on them (1 in use, 1 not in use)

 

At work we still have quite a few XP machines.  Why?  Because there is no need to upgrade them, as they work fine as they are.

until next year when no more security patches come out and will become vulnerable to every new malware and hack that comes out.



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Posted 28 June 2013 - 19:54

"Today i gave my unused copy of Windows Vista to my Aunt"

 

######.

 

:rofl:



#10 John.D

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:00

I've stil got an ISO of it. And I'm using XP mode, on a netbook, with Win7 Pro x86. So, I can make a final ISO once there are no more updates for it



#11 Nogib

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:01

Been completely XP free for a few years now on everything and am still very happy.  XP was great in its prime, but that time is LONG past and people really shouldn't hold on to such an antiquated OS at this point.



#12 10thmandown

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:01

Vista + SP2 is actually quite stable. You did a good thing :)



#13 OP seta-san

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:01

"Today i gave my unused copy of Windows Vista to my Aunt"

 

######.

 

:rofl:

we all know that vista was never bad like apple made it out to be. UAC was a necessary change to make computers secure and now 7 years after vista programs no longer ask for admin privileges without actually needing them. Epic win  in my book.



#14 +Nik L

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:07

I still use XP on my dj laptop, because there are certain key applications that work with the older audio stack



#15 Paul Ferson

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 20:10

I have a hard drive with Windows XP on it, but not an actual computer. It's seven years old, and it's a 40GB drive. If that counts, it's the only instance of XP I have in my house. My desktop and the two laptops in my house are all running Windows 7, but I don't think that's much of a contribution to 'killing' XP. My school has at least 150+ computers, all of which are running Windows XP. There's a very long way to go in the pursuit of a world without XP.