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Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by Briansol, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. Briansol

    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    looks like you need a @.edu email address to qualify.
     
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    holy shit. /me registers at community college library.

    The wife is using the RC they were giving licenses away for and windows 7 is amazing. im gonna be so happy when it becomes more readily available.
     
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    I am loving it so far, my only complaint is with my motherboard's SATA controller compatability, but I was meaning to upgrade sooner than later anyway.
     
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    Yeah, registered/preordered this last week. :)
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    msdn technet subscription ftw :)
     
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    Looks like my brother and mom will be registering. My mom works for a school district.
     
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    hmmm.. the fiance works for the high school district
     
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    Which edition is it though?

    EDIT: Nevermind, it doesn't matter. :)

    Wikipedia:
    There will be cracks out for that in no time.
     
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    Even though it's cheap will it even be worth it?? Are we certain we won't have another flop from Microcrap
     
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    I have been running Win. 7 RC1 since release more or less and have not had a single problem. I have it on my Acer Aspire ONE, and my desktop which is a home built system. Neither of which have had any issues. I am really excited for Win 7.
     
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    my wife's been running it on her computer (the RC) and i had it on mine for a few days (my computer is a piece) and really no issues. If you're running it on a Sempron 2600+ w/ an ATI 9200SE and 512M of RAM, its not going to be as fast as XP without a few tweaks.

    If you run it on a ($450) AMD 5000+ with an nVidia 7800GT and 4GB of ram it will run beautifully and i dare you to say its slower, more annoying or less secure than XP.

    Windows 7 is unbelievably better than vista and nearly as good as XP. Hell with a few extra tweaks i think it could be better than XP in speed and power utilization.
     
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    lets get some @hondaswap.edu addresses
     
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    I like this line of thought.....
     
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    I cannot register a .edu the same way i can't register a .gov or .mil. ICANN still over-sees these TLDs, but there are much more restrictions to getting them other than ordering them from godaddy.
     
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    I've grown tired of trying to pirate OS's if I want to fuck around with an os then its going to be a linux distro. It just don't want to deal with that shit when all I want to do is check hondaswap and fapp to hot ladies.
     
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    :werd:

    Win7 has been the OS on my main PC for several months now; I must admit it's working really well.
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    I couldn't wait, so downloaded a bootleg Windows 7U. It's VERY nice and fast! That being said, I've already pre-ordered the Pro edition.
     
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    I'm looking forward to seeing W7 ... I pre-ordered mine in like July from tigerdirect..i totally forgot about it until this thread
     
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