Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

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

20 Jul 2009   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gurm42 View Post
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.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gurm42 View Post
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.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gurm42 View Post
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 /

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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."
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Getting a new computer. Should I install Windows 7?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
i cant install a new windows 7 on my computer
hi guys for 3 days i try to instal a new os on my computer but for some reason after i boot from DVD is loading up to a stage where is asking me for a device driver and is telling me to insert the cd or the dvd or the usb drive for loadind the driver :o what driver? this problem i got it after...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 install computer shutdown during install
i cannot do anything with my laptop it restarted unexpectedly during install and i tried a windows 8 install but no hdd found what can i do?
Installation & Setup
Dell Computer PC will not load Windows install CD from computer crash
I have a two year old Dell PC with Windows 7. I got a virus in my computer that by phone and computer takeover Norton located in my MBR. When they cleaned it my computer will no longer boot up. Norton worked with me for three days on the problem but we were unable to fix the computer. I...
BSOD Help and Support
New Computer Cant Install Windows 7
I just bought a new PC from NewEgg . Windows 7 installed fine and booted up great the first time but when I go to reboot, it hangs on the windows logo and than reboots itself. I have tried reinstalling about 10+ times. I have tried 64bit and 32 bit versions and I have tried 2 different HDDs. The...
Installation & Setup
windows 7 will not install on this computer
I bought a hp 2 yrs ago or so came with vista 64 bit. always had problems when windows 7 came out i put that on still problems did a clean install still problems finally bought a full version of 7 and a new wd hard drive. when i try to install 7 i get the big red x and the message" windows will not...
Installation & Setup
New computer - windows 7 won't install
Hi, I've just recently purchased a new computer, specs as follows. Gigabyte mobo p55a-ud3r for intel i5 socket Radeon 5850hd 1gb 4gb corsair xms dual channel ddr3 1600mhz 1tb western digital hdd Core i5 intel 2.8ghz 600watt PSU zalman
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:13.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App