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Windows 7: Getting a new computer. Should I install Windows 7?

20 Jul 2009   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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I simply haven't seen one that has been "tampered with" in this fashion. I think it would take an EXTREMELY skilled individual to:
Just because somebody here hasn't noticed it, doesn't necessarily mean it doesn't exist.

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And for what purpose? We all install this on fresh machines (well, most of us). I put it on a fresh machine, and then verify that everything is kosher once it's up and running. What danger does such a hacker present to me? And what's in it for them?

Nothing. That's what.
Ever visit an online bank site, place an order with a credit card, access any other type of financial information from the computer itself running the OS. Seems to me there is lots of valuable tidbits there to the right person worth having.

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Add to that the fact that we've seen ZERO "tampered-with" leaks of Windows 7. We've seen every leak since it went beta here, and none of them were "tampered with" or were "malware-riddled".
It's been done before;
Trojan Alert: Windows 7 RC1, FIFA World Cup Virus /

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20 Jul 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

The original Chinese and Wizor's leaked copy of 7600.16385 are pretty wonderful, imo. I agree with the poster who said "Best Windows OS yet."
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