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Windows 7: Who came here for help and then decided to stay??

09 Dec 2009   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

Well I saw a link for Vistax64 while I was in the Newsgroups and as I'd got a new machine with Vista installed a couple of months before decided to have a look and see if I could learn more about it.

Liked the look of the place and kept returning then when the Windows 7 forum was started I thought I'd join and see if I could carry on learning ready for when I got the new OS.

The way the forum is run and the people who run it make the place the only place to be if you need help or just somewhere to hang out for a while.

I belong to several forums but the majority are more geared to just the technical side of things and sorting out problems whereas here as well as getting your problems solved, which is done without making you feel a fool for asking, you can enjoy some good company and have a laugh and joke about things

In other words it has more the feeling of a big happy family where everyone is welcome regardless of their ability.
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09 Dec 2009   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I found SevenForums by accident, added it to favorites and after reading on here i found it very informative so i registered, told my brother about it, he registered. We both are here everyday off and on all day (retired) and that gives away my age. I've learned enough to be dangerous but love helping when i can.

Smitty
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09 Dec 2009   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

I first found Vistax64, but I forget exactly how. I think I was looking for a tutorial to restore QuickLaunch, but I may be crazy. This was back in... December 2008. Around January I saw SF, and registered to ask about how the compatibility between Vista and Seven would be. This was Pre-Beta I believe, or a little bit after the beta came out. A few months later I decided to try out the Beta and installed it. I was instantly addicted, and since then Seven forums has sucked me in. I don't spend as much time as I should over on VF, but I know Seven so much better now that I can't troubleshoot Vista as good as I feel I need to when helping over there. So now I am mostly over here on SF, and plan to stay for quite a while.

I have learned so much here, though I don't know if I can truly call myself a Guru. One day maybe! I got quite a while to earn it, as I am only 17

~Lordbob
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09 Dec 2009   #24
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I came by way of Google. I was Beta testing Windows 7 and I wanted to read the 'tips and tutorials'.

I'm a member of many Tech forums and I love to help where ever I can.
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09 Dec 2009   #25
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I found Vistax64.com when I first got Vista in Dec 07 and I did not like VF at first, as I wasn't aware that the Newsgroups weren't a part of VF and all I ran across was trolls in the Newsgroups, so I left for a little while then returned; in June 08 he started SF and in October 08 I got my hands on my first 'copy' of 6801 and I was hooked.
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09 Dec 2009   #26

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

I came here looking for something specific (forgot what) and stayed...
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09 Dec 2009   #27

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i can't remember how i got here .it wasn't even that long ago but i stayed because of the freindliness of the community and the vast knowlege available , ive learned so much by reading other posts and where i can with my limited capability i offer my 'pennethworth , and now ive got a shiney badge although i suspect it'll be a while before my next one
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09 Dec 2009   #28

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I had been thinking about getting Win 7 and was looking for some info on it. I don't remember how, but I ended up at SF. There are a bunch of smart and friendly folks here and I think I will stay awhile.
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09 Dec 2009   #29

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I came to this forum looking for help and confidence installing Windows 7. I received help and confidence, from many, but expecially zigzag and zrtom. I thank them both for helping me with Windows 7 and introducing me to this great forum.
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10 Dec 2009   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Just joined today looking for some info, the first thing i noticed is the friendly and willing-to-help (sorry English is not my native languaje) people. I'm a regular user but i'll help as much as i can =3
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