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When was the last time you reinstalled Windows on your main PC?

When was the last time you installed Windows on your main PC.  

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  1. 1. When was the last time you installed Windows on your main PC.

    • 1 to 3 months
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    • 4 to 6 months
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    • 1 year or more
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    • 2 years or more
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xdot.tk    118

As the title says, When was the last time you installed Windows on your main PC?

I'll start. About 2 1/2 years ago because I got a new i5 PC with empty hard drives. Windows XP. I installed XP on my moms computer over 5 years ago. Both still running good.

You can download the attached file, ( InstallDate.vbs.txt ) remove the .txt extension so that it's InstallDate.vbs, run it and it will give you the date. You can also find it by running systeminfo in a command prompt.

P.S. We don't care if you're on a Mac.

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Max Norris    2,052

Main system would be mid October 2009, Windows 7, just under 3 years. Still runs as good as the fresh install, probably the most reliable version I've ever used. Although probably going to switch up to 8 in a few months after the dust has settled a bit after it officially hits the shelves.

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CPressland    176

P.S. We don't care if you're on a Mac.

What about my FreeBSD DB Server? :D 7 years ago :D

But in all seriousness, 9 months. Fresh 7 install in a VM for using Microsoft Dynamics CRM in.

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Detection    2,256
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grayscale    237

Just a week ago :p

Installed Windows 8 Pro.

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Lee G.    232

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Although my Windows 7 install is almost three years old, installed on October 9, 2009.

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MikroMan    3

Windows 7, about two years ago... Waiting for my server to arrive, to make some backups and then try new W8.

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+Tyranade    101

Good god this has to be the longest I have had the same Windows Install for. Usually I had to re-install every 6 months o.o.

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SiCKX    373

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Installation Date: 18 May 2011, 23:17

Serial Number: <snipped>

It has been a while.

Edited by lcg
Removed product key

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Pupik    452

^ Any reason you pasted the serial too?

And installed mine in August 27, 2012.

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Osiris    802

Interesting question, I actually think its decreased with age its been almost 13 months to the day.

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Kravex    119

Doing it now, just got a new motherboard/CPU upgrade for my media PC.

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Dot Matrix    7,123

About 2 months ago when I switched around my hard drives and setup a home server.

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+jamwheat    162

put Windows 8 on the day it was available from Technet. gonna see how long I can go wtihout a reinstall.

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Aergan    621

Installed Windows 8 Enterprise x64 RTM on 22/09/2012. Will be rebuilding 2012 domain tonight if the second 3TB HDD turns up.

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PGHammer    207

August 13th, 2012 (Windows 8 Pro RTM - therefore so much for a lack of reliability).

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kawasabi    40

win 7

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jnelsoninjax    8,563

Going ti be installing here in a few mins, only due to a failing HDD.

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Colin McGregor    569

windows 8 rtm

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+Fahim S.    902

Windows 7, as soon as the boxed version arrived almost immediately after launch.

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togermano    50

Ever since I got a SSD drive windows doesnt really slow down anymore I use to do it every 3 months or so

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Hum    6,929

Maybe 3 years ago -- installed Windows XP on a newer hard drive.

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McKay    3,695

When Windows 8 build got put onto TechNet

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beanboy89    169

Windows 7 a month ago because I built a new PC.

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Ph1b3r0pt1c    193

What about my FreeBSD DB Server? :D 7 years ago :D

But in all seriousness, 9 months. Fresh 7 install in a VM for using Microsoft Dynamics CRM in.

[niccos@mortalkomb ~]$ uptime

10:08AM up 726 days, 10:21, 1 user, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

[niccos@mortalkomb ~]$

[niccos@mortalkomb ~]$ uname -a

FreeBSD mortalkomb.at 8.1-STABLE FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE #4: Sun Oct 3 22:26:58 EDT 2010 root@gunit.illusionrunwild.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/gunit.kern amd64

[niccos@mortalkomb ~]$

:D

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