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Windows 7: Windows 7 boots slower than Vista, says study.


09 Oct 2009   #11

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Arghhhh ... Mac that avatar is going to trigger an epileptic seizure in sombody...


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09 Oct 2009   #12

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

You know I posted it because it was originally posted in vista and I thought we should have a crack at it as well

orig post credit JMH
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09 Oct 2009   #13

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I just consider the source of the article ... iolo...
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09 Oct 2009   #14

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

PCWorld mag. and Cnet reported somewhat similar findings - but I guess people don't want to know that.
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09 Oct 2009   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zezasu View Post
Well, it did startup slow for me (timed by stopwatch) but after awhile it got faster since i was installing programs left and right that i need to use, but guess what? i don't have to shut down as often anymore. the standby function actually works without messing up my sound or my keyboard. It feels more snappy and better, and i have not had one error with Windows 7. I like Windows 7 way more then i will ever like vista. I loathe and detest vista
My experience with the 32bit Vista Home Premium turned out to be far superior to the quite often error laden XP both Home and Pro editions there. 7 however is MS's own realization that Windows was simply growing too big with all of the processes seen in the previous version resulting in a much more efficient 7!

Now as far as someone trying to push their Windows tweak program off we know that one all too well there!
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09 Oct 2009   #16
BFG

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

faster for me
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09 Oct 2009   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I bet this was a marketing scheme from Iolo so everybody will buy their software thinking "Oh gosh! 7 is slower than vista and xp, I better buy that software so I can speed it up!" when it's not really true (most people).
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09 Oct 2009   #18
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
PCWorld mag. and Cnet reported somewhat similar findings - but I guess people don't want to know that.
Can't find the cnet one but is this the PCWorld one you're referring too,

Speed Test: Windows 7 May Not Be Much Faster Than Vista - PC World

if so they may want to update it with the RTM instead of the RC.
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09 Oct 2009   #19

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yeah, that article was written on May 6.
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09 Oct 2009   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

You notice how they titled that one however as "May Not Be Much Faster" rather then making some claim that 7 "IS SLOWER THEN" as seen with the other one. That one there still admits to 7 being faster while not stating any proclaimed large amount.

They left that part wide open for viewer discernment while the other is trying a slam dunk approach with the intent to promote some software. We already know for a certainty that 7 shuts down faster then the two previous versions! Shut Down -Speed Up
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