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Windows 7: Experienced users required on sister site Vistax64!

22 Mar 2010   #21
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I am a Vista fan and keep dropping in. But I hate those threads that come from the outside because they are so messy - plus often those people are not polite. And many questions seem to be about Windows mail which I never used. I used AOL since day1 and did never did regret it - I have yet to encounter the first problem.
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22 Mar 2010   #22
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DreemWarrior View Post
Totally off topic here, but do yall make your own Sig. graphics? Some killer stuff there. I want. lol
Some make their own, some have theirs made by others:

https://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...tml#post296838
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22 Mar 2010   #23
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

I made mine using Gimp a long time ago. It's not that hard to find tutorials online.
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22 Mar 2010   #24
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

I just hope some of the VF mods can see this:

I think I accidentally double posted on VF just now.

I joined the VF, and tried to post in Chillout. When the post didn't appear there, I posted the same again. This time I saw a warning that the post is first published when mods have approved it.

So please, ignore one of those two.

Kari

EDIT: some other Finn (I believe) had already taken username Kari, so I am KariP there.
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22 Mar 2010   #25
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Two hours since joining and posting my first post. Still not approved and published?
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22 Mar 2010   #26
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

With 7 out, there's no reason to use Vista.
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22 Mar 2010   #27
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

There are probably as many users still running Vista as there are XP!
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22 Mar 2010   #28
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Product FRED View Post
With 7 out, there's no reason to use Vista.
I have two apps that won't run on x64. I have no x86 Seven's, I mean I have the DVD's so I could install one but all my licences are used. However, I have some valid Vista licences so I'm using Vista virtual machine to be able to use these x86 apps, without need to buy one more Seven just because of these apps.

For me, no free Seven licences was and is a reason enough to use Vista.
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22 Mar 2010   #29
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

I should have been more specific. There's no reason other than compatibility. If you don't mind me asking, which apps?
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22 Mar 2010   #30
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

They are both 'self made' accounting and billing apps we use, coded by our own C# guru. For some odd reason he's not able to make them to work on x64 Windows, not even on a 64-bit machine running x86 Windows. Virtual PC's emulated hardware is 32-bit, as is my virtual Vista, and the apps run OK.

The situation is going to change though, we have an ongoing project to integrate our office apps better. The situation now is like in an old Finnish proverb: ' The shoemaker's family has the worst shoes', a small IT consulting company has the worst possible apps for own use.

Kari
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