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Windows 7: But why?

28 May 2010   #11

Win 7 64 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post

2. Why do people thing they must install Win7 64bit on their system when all they do is suef the web? Don't they know that their internet connection controls 99% of their surfing speed.

As far as this one goes I went with it for three reasons:

1. Student discount

2. Relatively futureproof (64 bit) and it would run 32 bit stuff fine. I never figured Vista would endure like XP but once I heard of Win 7 I knew it would be worth it.

3. Remote desktop. This was before I found out about the dll hacks though . But student discount was on the Pro/Ult versions anyway.

4 (the 4 is silent): It looks cool in the specs hehe.
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28 May 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Regulars on this forum need to remember that the majority of people that come here with questions have little to no knowledge of computers. What would seem to be simple to us wouldn't ever enter their minds. Most people don't know the difference between their desktops and their homepage. We need to keep this in mind when dealing with people's requests for help.
None of this however is an excuse for rudeness, which is my main "bug bear". People expecting or demanding answers and/or not even saying thanks is what gets to me. I guess common courtesy isn't very common nowadays.

I totally agree with what you say.
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