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Windows 7: How long have you been using Windows 7

21 May 2013   #11
Joan Archer

Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit

I can't remember but I had a look at it on my Vista machine when it was in Beta and installed it on that machine on launch day, so that long.
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21 May 2013   #12
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I guess I'm the baby here (never mind that I'm 64 now). I didn't start using Win 7 until I bought my current notebook last year in late June. I stuck with XP for as long as I did because of hardware and software compatibility issues which didn't get fully resolved until shortly after I got my notebook (my laser printer was the last hardware "holdout"; I also had to replace a scanner with two new ones). I've since replaced my XP desktop (the machine itself was a POS from the word go) with a home built machine that I put Win 7 Ultimate on.

I liked XP, didn't like Vista for various reasons (the lack of backward compatibility with some of my hardware and software—the expensive stuff, of course—being the worst offense), but had no problems with deciding on upgrading to Win 7 due to the positive posts I had read. I was expecting a steep learning curve when I got my notebook last summer but I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was (granted, I still have a lot to learn, which is why I still hang around here bothering you all). As much as I liked XP, I love Win 7 even more and, since the abominable Win 8 fiasco (I'm toning it down to keep it clean), I plan on using it until its last dying gasp (I even have an extra retail copy of both Ultimate and Home Premium).
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21 May 2013   #13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Installation Date: 5/30/2010, 3 years.
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21 May 2013   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have been using Windows 7 of 9

Butt seriously I got it about 4 months after it came out because I built a new computer ...

How long ago, well exactly when are lost in the mist of memory of this curmudgeon lol
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21 May 2013   #15
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Since around Mar 16 2011. I had been wanting to try w7 but my XP machine was doing well. We had a break-in and it was stolen with other items so I had to build new so 7 was the choice.
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21 May 2013   #16

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Since the Beta for me. Had a free upgrade from Toshiba for it too
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21 May 2013   #17

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

Since around August 2009, just before I joined Seven Forums.
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22 May 2013   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x86, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 8 Pro x64

End of 2008-Early 2009
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23 May 2013   #19
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Most of the evening...oh, all together? April 2010, joined up here soon after

A Guy
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23 May 2013   #20

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)

I believe (Can't remember that far back xD) I've had it installed a few months after it was first released, so since then I have stayed with it.
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