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Windows 7: What other OS have you used in the past (not windows)?

26 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

I've used Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7. Used Snow Leopard for a day when I was at a friends house, if that counts.
Used Ubuntu, Damn Small Linux, and Dreamlinux. I've tried Mint and Fedora, didn't take to them very well. Though I will never say that I'ma pro at it, with all of the problems I've had with Linux. XD
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26 Jul 2010   #12

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

Too many to remember them all. Used VM and MVS on IBM Mainframes. Started out with DOS 2.1 on PCs, then used DOS 3.x, 4.x, 5.x and 6.x. Used OS/2 1.x, 2.x, 3.x, 4.x. Used Win 1.0, 3.1, WFW 3.11, Win 95, Win 98, Win98SE, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP, Win 2003 Server, SCO Unix, AIX and Solaris, Fedora, Ubuntu and Puppy Linux, AS400 OS, Amiga OS, Mac OS X and then I used Win 7!

A few that I used very little are Win ME, Win Vista and TRS-DOS.

In the room I'm sitting in at my house, I have machines that can boot the following OSes: TRS-DOS, MS DOS 3.3 & 6.22, Win XP, Win 7 (32 & 64 bit), Ubuntu 9.1 & 10.04, Puppy 4.3.1, & Win 98SE.
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27 Jul 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Fedora 12,13 (portablized) and gentoo 10.1 (school)


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27 Jul 2010   #14
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

A couple of distros on live CD. PC Linux, can't remember, puppy linux? I can't be bothered to learn, lol. A Guy
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27 Jul 2010   #15


15-20 years ago I used Atari TOS and Commodore BASIC 7.0.
I have used Linux Red Hat, but right now I use XP and Win7.
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27 Jul 2010   #16
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.

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Hello guys,

What other operating systems have you used in the past?

I have tried several Linux versions in the past, but did not use them that much.
You are missing out then! Linux Mint is quite a nice OS. It works with everything right out of the box.
I didn't really have the time to learn Linux, but I might start again someday in future.
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27 Jul 2010   #17

7 x64 | 7 x64

Tried a bunch, but OS/2 Warp I thought was superior for it's day.
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27 Jul 2010   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

In school, for years I used System 7 and Mac OS 8, 9, and X (10.2, 10.3, and 10.4). It worked well for the design stuff we had to do but I found it a bit unintuitive compared to the Windows PC I had at home. Although it seemed sleeker in the XP era, once Vista rolled around, that ended for me.
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06 Aug 2010   #19

Windows 7 Ult x64

Years ago I tried installing Warp 3 point something but, however rigorously I followed the instructions I just couldn't get the ******* to install. I was very keen to try it as it was much more advanced than Windows at the time, but despite bending over backwards i just couldn't make it work.
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07 Aug 2010   #20

Win7 HP x64

most versions of DOS and of course, windows.
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