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Windows 7: No IE10 for Vista or Earlier

18 Apr 2011   #61

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RobinSchouten View Post
I agree with severedsolo. People who actually know something about computers and like to keep their software up to date (IE10), are likely to have already updated to Windows 7.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1994F7PT View Post
vista passed me by really, never used it in the workplace and had it for a year or so at home after xp upgrade but swapped to 7 soon as it was released :-)
Well, I know a lot about computers and I work on them professionally and earn my living as a systems admin. When I built a new Computer in July of 2009, I waited for Windows 7 as the OS for that computer as it needed a Windows based OS installed on it.

But, I have my wife's laptop which is an HP and it came with Vista Home Premium. It has worked perfectly well since the day we got it, and honestly, I don't feel compelled in any way to shell out more than $100 to have it also running Windows 7. Of course, I'm not bothered in any way with IE10 not being usable, as I haven't used IE in years.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wds7 View Post
Vista sucks big time ... The most embarassed shit from MS ....

I dumped it for wds 7 as soon as it came out ..
Vista came out of the gate poor. Mfgs weren't there with drivers and such and this OS got a bad reputation right out of the gate. But in all honestly, after a bit of time, new installs of the OS were fine as mfg's got driver support out there, etc. Unfortunately, by this time, the tech pundits were slamming it and nobody wanted to give it a chance to do anything.

I'm not saying that I don't prefer Windows 7 to Vista. But on those machines which came with Vista, which run perfectly fine, I'm not inclined whatsoever to shell out more money to get them on Windows 7. I simply don't see the point, or the need.

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18 Apr 2011   #62

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wds7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Archer1978 View Post
Going of topic abit lads....

Sorri ...

OK back to the topic ....

I don't blame MS for cutting the cord ... they have to do it in order to let Their embarassing vista RIP ... It's time to move on ...

(BTW ... for those who embraced the failed - suck vista .. should not complain ...because you should be used to it by now ... )
MS isn't cutting the cord on Vista. It will continue to have mainstream support until next year, and extended support until 2017. I fail to see how Microsoft is cutting the cord on Vista just because a browser that may not be ready until Windows 8 hits RTM won't be supported on it.
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18 Apr 2011   #63

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

+1 for pparks post.

Back off topic again - Mickey what is that avatar?
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18 Apr 2011   #64
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Back off topic again - Mickey what is that avatar?
it's taken you three months to ask!

it all started here - you'll have to read through a page or two to get the whole story.


while we're off topic - why did i always think you were german, siw2?


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18 Apr 2011   #65

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

That's funny - I thought it was a toy fluffy elephant.

why did i always think you were german, siw2?
I have absolutely no idea

This thread has taken a surreal turn - sorry Joan.

Still, it adds a touch of much needed levity as Noel Coward would say ( Hay Fever )
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18 Apr 2011   #66
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

I am with SIW2 in thinking it was an elephant of some kind Mickey.
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19 Apr 2011   #67
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hehe - that was my intention
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