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Windows 7: How can i slim down my Windows 7? Any kind of program

11 Oct 2010   #51
madtownidiot

 

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LOL! Some people just can't leave well enough alone! I know I'm one of them!
Same here! If I wanted a computer that allowed virtually no tweaking where the OS treated me like a hacker if I tried performance alterations I would have gotten a MAC.

~Maxx~
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That's what macs are for... people who shouldn't even be trusted to program a TV


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11 Oct 2010   #52
Maxxwire

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

I used to recommend software to MAC users, but every time I did I found that most of the features that made it really great on the Windows platform had been 'carmelized' out of it for MAC.

~Maxx~
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11 Oct 2010   #53
Leopard

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64, via Bootcamp.
 
 

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LOL! Some people just can't leave well enough alone! I know I'm one of them!
Same here! If I wanted a computer that allowed virtually no tweaking where the OS treated me like a hacker if I tried performance alterations I would have gotten a MAC.

~Maxx~
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That's what macs are for... people who shouldn't even be trusted to program a TV
This is a very rude post, and very inconsiderate. I am a Mac user, and I am very capable with technology.
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11 Oct 2010   #54
madtownidiot

 

Most of the features that make software great on a windows platform originate in a much lighter and more efficient open source application only available in linux.. but are totally unusable for people who are afraid to type a few command lines
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11 Oct 2010   #55
Maxxwire

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

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This is a very rude post, and very inconsiderate. I am a Mac user, and I am very capable with technology.
I apologize for offending you. I was commenting on the MAC hardware and not your or any other MAC user's technical capability, nevertheless I see Windows 7 made fun of all the time in paid ads by McIntosh and it doesn't bother me at all because most of my family and many of my friends run MACs and every time I try to share a software discovery with them the 'carmelized' MAC version is always a bitter disappointment.

FYI-Over a 1 year period I saw my Dad's $4,500 Dual Quad MAC Pro Leopard OS crash twice while my Vista laptop kept right on running!

~Maxx~
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11 Oct 2010   #56
Leopard

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64, via Bootcamp.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
Most of the features that make software great on a windows platform originate in a much lighter and more efficient open source application only available in linux.. but are totally unusable for people who are afraid to type a few command lines
So you're saying all Mac users are afraid of a command line, thereby incoherent with all kinds of technology?

sudo apt-get install reality-check
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11 Oct 2010   #57
madtownidiot

 

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This is a very rude post, and very inconsiderate. I am a Mac user, and I am very capable with technology.
This is a Windows forum.. and so long as Steve Jobs continues the marketing strategy of limiting use of OS-X (which is nothing more than a superficial proprietary layer over freeware) to hardware that retails for more than 3 times what it's worth in any windows based system, while hypocritically making it possible for a trained monkey to set up Windows on a Mac, I will rip on MACs and their targeted users at every opportunity as I see fit..
If you happen to be one of the very small minority of MAC users who knows how to use single sign on mode and isn't afraid of the terminal.. more power to you ..and if you are truly very capable with technology, you would know the truth of my statement as you are not the kind of person the typical MACs is marketed towards in most recent mac advertisements
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12 Oct 2010   #58
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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So you're saying all Mac users are afraid of a command line, thereby incoherent with all kinds of technology?

sudo apt-get install reality-check
No, but let's be honest here....OSX is dog-ass-slow. How else can you explain that a brand new MacBookPro i3/4GB that I just bought my graphics designer, can't run PhotoShop CS4 scripts faster than my Dell tower, running a Core2Duo E7300 that cost a third of the price, almost 18 months ago?

Here's a simple comparison that blows my mind people don't do frequently. Now that Macs and PCs use the same internal hardware, the only variable is the OS. Run some tests on software that runs on both platforms, such as anything from the Adobe CS suites. You will be amazed at the gap in performance. Now add in the gap in price, and it becomes nearly impossible to justify a Mac.

Furthermore, let's leave out the BS comments that a Mac "just works". 99.9% of a computer's stability comes from the person using it. The hardware is the same, so hardware failures are at an equal likelihood on both.
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12 Oct 2010   #59
madtownidiot

 

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Furthermore, let's leave out the BS comments that a Mac "just works". 99.9% of a computer's stability comes from the person using it. The hardware is the same, so hardware failures are at an equal likelihood on both.
Which is why I say Macs are designed to be used by people who shouldn't be trusted to program a TV. The average Macbook is set up for automatic login..the average user usually immediately forgets the password and is locked out of changing any settings that could affect it's OS-X crippled performance.. until a tech at an AppleStore unlocks it for them using the biggest security flaw in any system design..

mount -uw /
rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
shutdown -h now
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12 Oct 2010   #60
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Because this a forum about Windows 7; I would like to give my openion. Windows 7 is GREAT.
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