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Windows 7: Still no change between Vista and Win 7 in some ways

25 Nov 2009   #31

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Yeah, the worst part is the additional layer of file sharing, now we have "home group" as well as "work group" and "public folders", with a right click option for sharing that's only available sometimes, and a sharing option in file properties that kinda randomly makes itself available, when it feels like it I guess. This is nuts, I'd rather be using windows 98 right now. I have no consistancy in the ability to share or access other computers on a network, regardless of OS. I'm seriously concidering going back to an older machine that can run XP. I can't even install it on my Dell XPS. Yeah, I tried. I HATE WINDOWS features 7 AS MUCH AS VISTA. Ive fallen so far behind in my work due to these useless and complex sharing features and rights issues. Seriously, I can't afford to struggle with it anymore.


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25 Nov 2009   #32

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Yea, it's a bit to understand. I like Windows 7 except for this very annoying issue with exe icon files and folders refresh. Seems really odd to me that others are not having an issue. It's not a video card issue either (as in drawing and refresh) I have a rather good video card: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT with, I think, 500 Mb's of DDR2 on board..... I think it's more but not sure where to look for that info. Some things "computer" I'm very good with but sometimes I'm a total retard when it comes to finding certain bits of info, like how much DDR2 my video card has on board. I can tell you just about everything else about it but that and what version of OpenGL it's got on board!
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26 Nov 2009   #33

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Is your disk running low on space? Defrag that puppy.
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26 Nov 2009   #34

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Me? LOL, no, plenty of space and well I did JUST install Windows 7 a few weeks ago, I think the disk is fine and not quite needing a defrag quite yet. As mentioned this issue persisted back when I ran Vista as well and I've defragged quite a few times when running that for over a year...
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