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Windows 7: What don't you like about Windows 7?

12 Jul 2010   #1791
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

A Mail Client for me, i don't want to go down the live route


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12 Jul 2010   #1792
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
I'm in that same boat. I think HP wants to sell new printers instead of making our older ones compatible with Win 7.
UGH! Don't get me started! We have many print servers that don't have updated drivers. With Windows 7 deployment rolling out everywhere this is becoming a large problem. Some of the HP printers are being replaced because of the non-response by HP. We are purchasing Dell printers because when we asked for drivers for our older Dell printers Dell was extremely fast to respond and had the drivers within 4 to 6 days. Now that is service. HP keeps saying they are working on them.
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12 Jul 2010   #1793
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
HP screwed their customer with the move to Win2k, XP and Vista. I wouldn't expect W7 to be any different.

I had a 6 month old HP printer that they would not upgrade the drivers for once.

Never bought from them again and it looks like they are no better today than they were 10 years ago.
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
I'm in that same boat. I think HP wants to sell new printers instead of making our older ones compatible with Win 7.
UGH! Don't get me started! We have many print servers that don't have updated drivers. With Windows 7 deployment rolling out everywhere this is becoming a large problem. Some of the HP printers are being replaced because of the non-response by HP. We are purchasing Dell printers because when we asked for drivers for our older Dell printers Dell was extremely fast to respond and had the drivers within 4 to 6 days. Now that is service. HP keeps saying they are working on them.
I have learned from this and I have bought my last HP product. My printer does work with Windows; I just don't have the fancy control panel anymore. I will not support a company that does not support its customers - and I will let HP know this.
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12 Jul 2010   #1794
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
HP screwed their customer with the move to Win2k, XP and Vista. I wouldn't expect W7 to be any different.

I had a 6 month old HP printer that they would not upgrade the drivers for once.

Never bought from them again and it looks like they are no better today than they were 10 years ago.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
I'm in that same boat. I think HP wants to sell new printers instead of making our older ones compatible with Win 7.
UGH! Don't get me started! We have many print servers that don't have updated drivers. With Windows 7 deployment rolling out everywhere this is becoming a large problem. Some of the HP printers are being replaced because of the non-response by HP. We are purchasing Dell printers because when we asked for drivers for our older Dell printers Dell was extremely fast to respond and had the drivers within 4 to 6 days. Now that is service. HP keeps saying they are working on them.
I have learned from this and I have bought my last HP product. My printer does work with Windows; I just don't have the fancy control panel anymore. I will not support a company that does not support its customers - and I will let HP know this.
OT (sort of): We have spoken with 2 major HP reps, heck I have family that works at HP and I have told them that HP service and support has really gone down of the last 5 years. Everyone keeps saying they will let the proper people know but nothing seems to change or happen. We have lost 5 different companies that service HP printers because they are telling me that HP will not pay them enough to service an in warranty printer; they actually lose money if they service it. If the printer is out of warranty then it is outrageous to fix it. We had a quote of $550 to fix an old HP 4000 because they said they would have to come out about 85 miles (137km) from their shop and spend 2 hours taking the printer apart, fix it and then re-assemble it. Needless to say we replaced the printer with a Dell.
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17 Jul 2010   #1795
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Only bad thing i can say is it really is not all that different to prev versions of windows .i want new stuff ,,.
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18 Jul 2010   #1796
cbleman

XP Media Edition / Vista /Win 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin View Post
Only bad thing i can say is it really is not all that different to prev versions of windows .i want new stuff ,,.
Read on McDuff .... Plenty of new "Stuff" in this package, as well as fixes for things that weren't quite right with the older OS. Explore! Push the bounderies! enjoy; But above all, remember.. It's only an Operating System to run programs, to do the things you realy want to do.

I know there is another thread for this, but you might want to mention exactly what new "Stuff" you would like to see.

err.. I couldn't resist the ryming misquote.
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19 Jul 2010   #1797
MJ Dawg

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) 64 Bit
 
 

No bugs for me since I have Premium edition while it was still at Best Buy, I got three for me and my office! They're very fast!
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19 Jul 2010   #1798
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Went from XP Pro to 7 Pro (both 32-bit) and bypassed Vista. So far, I have nothing but praise for 7. Even my old Lexmark all in one printer, manufactured in Sept 2003 according to the info plate, works flawlessly. Guess when it comes to updated drivers it really depends on the manufacturer. My condolences to the folks having driver problems.
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19 Jul 2010   #1799
drumtrucker

Win 7 HP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bjproc View Post
A Mail Client for me, i don't want to go down the live route
Thunderbird
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19 Jul 2010   #1800
drumtrucker

Win 7 HP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cbleman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin View Post
Only bad thing i can say is it really is not all that different to prev versions of windows .i want new stuff ,,.
Read on McDuff .... Plenty of new "Stuff" in this package, as well as fixes for things that weren't quite right with the older OS. Explore! Push the bounderies! enjoy; But above all, remember.. It's only an Operating System to run programs, to do the things you realy want to do.
Any FOLDER window should (and used to) remember it's size and position when last closed. Windows 7 does not provide this simple and essential feature, big step backwards. Better explained with one solution here:
ShellFolderFix Remembers Window Locations in Windows 7 - How-To Geek
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