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Windows 7: Are you forced to use XP at work?

18 Nov 2009   #21
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

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For how long? Past the support end date? Some companies might.....pretty dangerous.
Many companies here uses win 2000 even today.
2000 was a pretty solid OS...
Its a nice OS but then the problem is that they dont move forward with the technology. Lets hope that most of the companies worldwide make this decision to switch to Win7.
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18 Nov 2009   #22
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

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Many companies here uses win 2000 even today.
2000 was a pretty solid OS...
Its a nice OS but then the problem is that they dont move forward with the technology. Lets hope that most of the companies worldwide make this decision to switch to Win7.
In a perfect world...
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18 Nov 2009   #23
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

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For how long? Past the support end date? Some companies might.....pretty dangerous.
Many companies here uses win 2000 even today.
2000 was a pretty solid OS...
Don't forget it had 4 or 5 Service Packs, too.
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18 Nov 2009   #24
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

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Many companies here uses win 2000 even today.
2000 was a pretty solid OS...
Don't forget it had 4 or 5 Service Packs, too.
Don't think I didn't...
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18 Nov 2009   #25
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

I wonder if they will bother with Vista SP3...
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18 Nov 2009   #26
ilesal

Win7 7600 x64
 
 

We still use XP and IE6!! However they are swapping the 1000s to PCs and laptops over to Win7. Some software we use will not play ball with it so certain stations will remain XP but not the productivity offices ones! We get new hard ware every 3 years. I am currently using a Dell, dual core and 3gig Ram plugged into a docking station, monitor and keyboard.
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18 Nov 2009   #27
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

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I wonder if they will bother with Vista SP3...
Likely so...but I doubt they will have anymore after that

Once 7 gets a SP they will try and kill off Vista for good
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18 Nov 2009   #28
z3r010

 

All our machines are Windows 7
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18 Nov 2009   #29
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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All our machines are Windows 7
Why am I not surprised?
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18 Nov 2009   #30
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

My school uses both XP and Windows 2000. This would not be too bad, except that the internet is SLOW and their hardware is at least 5 years old.....

Luckily my computers (work and home) run Vista/Seven and are all less than 2 years old.

~Lordbob
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