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Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by pissedoffsol, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    17% of you are using outdated browsers (IE5.x, hell there was a couple netscape 3.0's in there!!!!)

    8% of you are using out dated o/s's (every windows but 2k/xp)

    now, my question is this....

    how is it that more than DOUBLE of our outdated OS users are using outdated browers.... when most of us are using xp (80%) that ships with IE6

    i don't get it...
     
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    Smonkeyboy Senior Member

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    thats an extremely good question :blink:

    im Win98se with IE6
     
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    Slo86GT Super Moderator

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    I use the EXACT same thing. ;)

    98SE OWNZ.
     
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    kyleirwin Retired OG

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    'cause win2k came with IE5. confusion ended.
     
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    FFCiv Senior Member

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    i have win ME :( and i donno what browser.
     
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    B16 Super Moderator VIP

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    are you kidding? win98se is full of bugs, get with it man :lol:
     
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    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    but Win2K/XP is horribly bloated in comparison... It's a tradeoff. :)

    15-20 second boot times on a recent system with Win98 for a few bugs, or stability with reduced resources and responce time with 2k/XP. :)
     
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    B16 Super Moderator VIP

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    you turn off your computer? wtf for? :lol:
    just lock it and leave it, or if you want quick boot times, hibernate instead of shutdown :)
     
  9. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    its 98- of course you have to reboot 3 times a day.

    i think i rebooted my xp machine 3 times this year other than for software installs that required it)
     
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    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    La_Pieuvre Senior Member

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    Sometimes I log-on using my powerbook running OS X Jaguar and either IE 5 or Safari

    most of the time I'm on my WinXP Pro machine with IE 6.x
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Any other neat stuff like Charon or some other cool browser?

    -> Steve
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    :lol: we still have 98 users.

    Could be any one of these here:
    Nutscrape 7.1 on Solaris 9
    Konqueror 3.1 on FreeBSD 4.8
    Konqueror 3.1 on Slackware 8 (I think) Linux
    IE6 on XP Pro
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    Using XP with IE 6.something.

    And I fucking hate XP. I use it at home and at work, and both places are fucked up because of it. I want 98 back. Yeah, you had to reboot more than in XP, but it was simple and easy to work with. Plus, it wasn't all bloated and difficult like XP is.
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    Wow, you almost sound like a Mac user :ph34r: :lol:

    You need FreeBSD, unfortunately that would mean giving up most (read all) of the games you play.
     
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    I'm still happy on win98 and I reboot maybe once a week. I use XP at a friend's shop and don't like it nearly as much.
     
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    I used 98SE for a long time, well into the release of XP. The small footprint is what kept me around... Finally got XP though and have been using it ever since. The number one reason is an almost total lack of bit rot. I would reinstall Win98 every few months, I STILL haven't reinstalled XP, with no major loss of performance. It's getting about time after around 2 years, though.
     
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    win2k = greatest microshit OS ev4r
     
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