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Windows 7: Who's sticking with Windows 7?

28 Jul 2015   #91
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

@Callender

When you see **** that in a website link, that means the forum owner or Administrator has blocked link to that website.


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28 Jul 2015   #92
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

That would explain the odd characters in both posts,
xx and now *******
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28 Jul 2015   #93
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Someone purposely put the "xx" in those links, probably because they are direct downloads.

The ***** are filters put in because of abuse or spam or other reasons deemed necessary.
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28 Jul 2015   #94
Ilove

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm using both Win 7 and Win 10. I like them both. For me, Win 7 is like first love, while Win 10 is current GF.
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28 Jul 2015   #95
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Direct download links

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Someone purposely put the "xx" in those links, probably because they are direct downloads.

The ***** are filters put in because of abuse or spam or other reasons deemed necessary.
Spot on.

xx was to avoid users clicking on the link and initiating a download. I removed the other link as it seems that there are reasons not to post links to that website!
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28 Jul 2015   #96
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit; Zorin OS 9 Core (in VM)
 
 

I used Win 95 until 2004.
I used XP until 2012.
I've only had Win 7 for 3 years.
I plan on using 7 until its EOL in 2020 or I get a motherboard that does not support it, whichever comes first.
I pay good money for a full OS install disc and I expect to get every last ounce of use out of it.
So long as Windows 7 works on my hardware, I see no reason to "upgrade".
Let the early adopters be the beta testers and guinea pigs. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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29 Jul 2015   #97
Qwertyfish01

Windows 10 Home 64-bit (I no longer make posts here)
 
 

Happy Windows 10 day everyone! I hope this reporter guy got his results... I'ts been like 2 weeks. If not, he does not work fast.
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29 Jul 2015   #98
gdfsgdfg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Will be staying on windows 7 until directx12 proves to be better than 11.
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29 Jul 2015   #99
in2christ

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I've decided to stay with Windows 7. Big Brother (aka Microsoft) is one good reason to avoid Win10. I also don't care for the user interface. Lots of little things that I dislike.
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30 Jul 2015   #100
kabo0m

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Questions I think one should ask.
These are the question I ask myself.

1. What will Windows 10 do that Windows 7 won't do?
2. What options does Windows 10 have that Windows 7 doesn't have?
3. Does one want or need those added options?
4. What user control does one loose with Windows 10 such as Windows Updates; maybe more.
5. Does one have the reasonable internet that will allow downloading Windows 10.
6. Can one buy Windows 10 DVD from Microsoft through a legal Retailer?
7. Forget the free version. Is Windows 10 worth buying?
Thank you for this. I actually found your thread because it was referenced by PC WORLD.

I reserved but still haven't done it because I am one of many Win 7 users hesitant as well as suspicious of MS REAL intentions with offering this for free.
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