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Quote: Originally Posted by Isabella77
Windows 7 Is best Operating System By Microsoft after the Windows Xp. Windows Vista is a flop Operating System and windows 8 is also going to be a big flop in the market.
i agree...............windows 7 is the best OS by Microsoft till now
XP was a flop in itself when it was first out 11yrs. ago being rushed out to follow the ME flop only in the next year's time frame. At first the same hardware limitations seen in Windows 200 were to be found in XP until SP1 broke the 137gb barrier and finally SP3 now that 7 was almost out at the time fixed over 1,000 goobers! In all that time MS never fixed half the bugs the old version saw until two versions later!
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While very remote, I'm guessing there is a chance the XP system could be infected through the Windows 7 computer (I doubt Windows 7 AVs will be looking for XP specific nasties). The only absolutely safe way an XP system will be able to operate after support ends is to have no internet connection; period. I suspect there will be a significant uptick in XP nasties after support ends.
There is a chance that it won't either! Removable media and flash drives, flash cards for card readers, etc. would be more of a risk for a closed network that doesn't have any outside internet access.
On a 7 system over XP 7 would start off by being the more secure OS as well as likely seeing updated protections added on like the newer version of an av program or better firewall. Malicious code detection was also to see another slight layer of protection built into the newer version to some extent as well as having the Windows Defender for whatever good that is.
With either version on a closed network however any bugs would have to be brought into it by way of the removal and simply downloaded directly if not placed by trojan dropper some site stuffs on.
What will really make 7 stand out besides security improvements is the vastly improved crash control first seen in Vista over the desktop being locked solid on an XP machine which would also tend to see far more BSODs! "Crash Central" was the gamer's nightmare with XP no doubt!
With 8 now seen with the Surface Tablet's Windows RT gui in use 7 will now even outgrow any other version period in popularity simply from being the last version to see the traditional Start menu! You have to weigh that into the equation as well.