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29 Oct 2008   #1
Bare Foot Kid
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Windows 7 Preview

Shall We Pretend Vista Never Happened?

Is Windows 7 a major or minor release? Microsoft emphatically claims that Windows 7 is indeed a major release and that we shouldn't be confused by the version number (6.1), the fact that the underlying core of the OS hasn't changed a whit since Windows Vista, and that the basic look and feel of the system is unchanged as well. Instead, they claim, the many usability changes they've implemented in Windows 7 prove that this new OS is indeed a major release.

Read more at the source.

Later Ted

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29 Oct 2008   #2

Vista X32. Windows 7 32bit

True. W7 is a major release, in the same way as Xp was a major release after Millenium and Vista after XP. People hated Millenium, but I know a guy who still uses it?? Go figure
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30 Oct 2008   #3


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NormCameron View Post
People hated Millenium, but I know a guy who still uses it?? Go figure
Really? Does he have a copy? I missed out on using ME
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30 Oct 2008   #4

Vista X32. Windows 7 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Really? Does he have a copy? I missed out on using ME

The boy's not well. I guess he does! He wouldn't part with it though. Where would he get another one. And, he doesn't need to worry about bad patches or updates, or anything much. From memory it's on a floppy.
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