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Windows 7: What should we do after January 2020

4 Days Ago   #51

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Soooo much money to spend building another PC desktop...for an OS 10 i fear to use. i'm puzzled

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3 Days Ago   #52

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit

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Is it supposed to act as a hardware firewall? I'd love to learn more about this.
FTP is a protocol designed for transferring files over a network and or the Internet. If you want to learn about setting up an FTP server in windows this is a really good tutorial.

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1 Day Ago   #53

Windows 7 ULTIMATE (SP1)(x64)

I am sticking with Windows 7 as well...
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1 Hour Ago   #54

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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I am sticking with Windows 7 as well...
Yep me too, in fact my new build which i will be putting together soon will definitely be running on Win7 aswell.

I know the OS very well at this point and can't imagine being as productive as i am on win7 on any other OS - Everything about it feels right. My current config has some issues with saving folder view options but one of these days i'll run a fix on that too, it's not a dealbreaker in any case.

Switching to Linux is not an option imo, it's not even binary-compatible. I've tried out and worked with Ubuntu, knoppix et al in the past but can't imagine using it as a private daily driver-type OS, it looks ugly imo and is anything but intuitive to use GUI-wise.

Some time back i also read something about a whitelist/filter program which can make even older OS's more secure (basically a secondary type of UAC which only lets user-whitelisted exe's run IIRC), totally forgot what it was called though but after 2020 and MSE definition updates being depreceated on Win7 i will maybe try it out, along with switching to a new malware live protection program.
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13 Minutes Ago   #55

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

i have a 2009 machine. is it possible to get a brand new beefier machine and put my old machine's OS on it?
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