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Windows 7: Anyone regret moving to Windows 7?

29 Oct 2009   #11
Ryan2320

Windows Seven x64
 
 

I thought Vista was a great OS, Better than XP (I thought) I did Beta test Windows 7 in January and loved it from there.. I had vista on my laptop and it worked fine run ok but I expected more out of it when I bought it..When i tried Windows 7 beta my laptop run like it was brand new I was so amazed how fast and responsive it was..Now i did have more programs on Vista than Windows 7 and that might of cased it to run faster.But Now I have Windows 7 Pro on my used to be Vista Laptop and runs a lot smoother than Vista did..So I don't regret moving to Windows 7 very stable OS..

So if you do upgrade remember to back up your data and if you brought from a manufacturer MAKE Recovery Disks.. just in case..


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29 Oct 2009   #12
ineedsomehelpy

Windows 7
 
 

how do you make recovery disks?
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29 Oct 2009   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I was very pleased with Vista but I enjoy W 7 better; there's always the dual boot option for a while if you choose.
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29 Oct 2009   #14
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ineedsomehelpy View Post
how do you make recovery disks?
Hi try this.
Backup User and System Files

System Repair Disc - Create
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29 Oct 2009   #15
ineedsomehelpy

Windows 7
 
 

props on the website barefootkid

EDIT: thanks jfar that might help
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29 Oct 2009   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ineedsomehelpy View Post
how do you make recovery disks?

Look in the Start Menu for any options by HP that say recovery.


Thanks!
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29 Oct 2009   #17
Wii Master 64

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I'm currently still using vista (waiting on windows 7 to supposedly arrive monday) and, I like vista. one thing I'm gonna try to do before I install windows 7 is copy the movie maker files onto a flash drive so I can install vista movie maker into windows 7 (I hate live movie maker, it's not really even a video editor). by the way, where is the post with the batch file that provided a fix to the vista-in-windows 7 compatibility issues? I'm probably going to need that! lol
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29 Oct 2009   #18
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Have been using Windows 7 as my primary Operating System for about a year and I am not regretting anything .

I still work with XP and Vista on a daily basis and accept that these can both be acceptable when correctly configured on suitable hardware but neither come close to Windows 7 as an out of the box experience
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29 Oct 2009   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

For an avid Vista user like me, the main advantage of w7 is the smaller footprint and better performance. As far as function and user interface goes, it is somewhat different but no progress - just different.
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29 Oct 2009   #20
Lucretius

7 Home Premium x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by satchmo View Post
Windows 95 was great, but Windows 7 rivals Windows 95 as the best Windows yet.
I could not agree more!

Transitioning-no, upgrading to 7 will be one of the best PC choices you've made.
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