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Windows 7: Am I running XP?

05 Mar 2014   #11
King Arthur

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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I have no idea how anybody wouldn't know what operating system they are using.
You would be surprised how ignorant people can be of their computers, out in the big blue yonder...
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05 Mar 2014   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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That is a legit Microsoft site BTW

A Guy
Yeah, I noticed that. The same people who put that page up take videos of cute cats for YouTube.
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I have no idea how anybody wouldn't know what operating system they are using.
It looks like a site to get someone from XP to Windows 8 jumping over Windows 7.
They need a life.
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05 Mar 2014   #13
andrew129260

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I have no idea how anybody wouldn't know what operating system they are using.
It looks like a site to get someone from XP to Windows 8 jumping over Windows 7.

I know its incredible how dumb people are.

It's not like it says it every bleeping time you turn it on. /S

I have had people tell me they run windows 2013 or windows 2010 or windows 2003.

There talking about office, but they think thats there operating system for some stupid reason.
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05 Mar 2014   #14
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

Take it easy on those lowly users, they ain't geeks like us!
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05 Mar 2014   #15
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I have no idea how anybody wouldn't know what operating system they are using.
It looks like a site to get someone from XP to Windows 8 jumping over Windows 7.

I know its incredible how dumb people are.

It's not like it says it every bleeping time you turn it on. /S

I have had people tell me they run windows 2013 or windows 2010 or windows 2003.

There talking about office, but they think thats there operating system for some stupid reason.
For some reason this sounds like a legit issue ,My Dad for instance can make his own Video DVD'S and so fourth but when it comes to windows updates he is a lost sheep

To be honest and fair i don't know all of windows 7 functions either but when it comes time you can bet your bottom dollar i will find a way to use it
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05 Mar 2014   #16
aritra2116

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit SP1
 
 

"You are not running xp" of course I am not. I'm running Android 4.1.2
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05 Mar 2014   #17
ThrashZone

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

I'm sure win-7 is very much like x-p,
Strip the Libraries and aero away and you get x-p with I suppose many security improvements,
So in a way we are all on x-p on steroids
Funny link just says we aren't using x-p but doesn't say what we are using = typical Microsoft still leaving an empty space,
Can't use the link to confirm an operating system
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05 Mar 2014   #18
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aritra2116 View Post
"You are not running xp" of course I am not. I'm running Android 4.1.2
Lol, I'm using 4.4.2. Also, good luck finding drivers for Windows 8 those that are upgrading.
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05 Mar 2014   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

They sure can scare these poor people. It's a yellow invasion.
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05 Mar 2014   #20
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aritra2116 View Post
"You are not running xp" of course I am not. I'm running Android 4.1.2
Lol, I'm using 4.4.2. Also, good luck finding drivers for Windows 8 those that are upgrading.
Actually, I was pleasantly surprised at the driver support in Win 8/8.1. When I upgraded a 5 yr old netbook from XP Home to Win 8.1 Pro, drivers for all built-in devices except for the sd card reader were there on first bootup. After a couple of days, I received a system flag providing me with a link to the missing driver. I just needed to click on it and it was installed.
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