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Windows 7 rocks

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by TheSlugClub, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. TheSlugClub

    TheSlugClub BANNED BANNED

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    I never liked XP. Perhaps the only release of Windows that I liked till now is Windows 2000. Many agree to this. Pretty solid solid and stable, but no real eye candy.

    XP was manageable, better eye candy, but for some reason I felt that it had lesser stability. By 2005 it had become old too, and we all needed a change, and thats when Vista arrived. FUCK! It was pathetic. And without second thoughts I moved immediately to Ubuntu linux, and had been using that for the past 3 years.

    The only problem with linux is that the screen doesn't look very good, though there is compiz and stuff, wine, a windows emulator to run windows programs isn't as good as running them on windows anyways.

    I downloaded a cracked OEM of Windows 7 this morning, and installed it. Tested it and tortured it for the whole day, and, so far, it has not crashed, no fuckin blue screen of death.

    I guess this marks my come back to Windows and say good bye to linux for a while, until windows screws it up again.

    Age of Empires 3 and Need for Speed - Shift, arent working as I had expected, but must be a display driver issue. Everything else is simply great.

    1. I loaded a folder with over 2 million tiny files. XP would have crashed that instant, linux never has problems, and Windows 7 opened it perfectly, just like Linux.

    2. Parallely converted 7 avi files to dvd with 7 different 64 bit encoders, archived those 2 million files with winrar 64 bit, and ran a rendering on 3dsmax. Processor usage was at 99% (C2Q, 2.4), RAM was at 3.2 GB out of 4GB, and each of these processes were running on individual hard disks (Yes, I have 9 hard drives on my computer). XP would have fucked and cursed Bill Gates and the day he was born.

    3. I created a tiny application in c that would flood the processor with over 500 threads, do everything it can do to create a dead lock, and nothing happened. Processor became hot and the fan was spinning hard, but nothing happened. This OS is stable.


    So here we have it guys, the first stable release of Windows, Windows 7.
     
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  2. ruler0fall

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    If only it worked with my wifi usb stick and router, I would've switched.
     
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  3. graphicnut

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    I will agree 100%. I have been running windows 7 for the last 4 months would still be now if it didn't expire on me. I will be buying it on release for sure!!!!! Ive also been through ubuntu but drivers are a bummer so back on shitty vista!
     
  4. Gofobu

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    Now this sounds great. I am still running XP since I heard multiple horror stories about Vista. Switching to Linux is not an option if you are working will a lot of smaller programs and are note willing to work your way into the usage of a non MS OS.

    I have been post poning buying a new laptop for the W7 release. Now it's here :)
     
  5. plouyd

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    Nice.

    I guess I am getting Windows 7 for free after it's released cause I got this PC recently.

    Makes me like Microsoft a little :)
     
  6. ruler0fall

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    I already have it for free. but somehow it picks up my WPA2-TKIP network as a WEP network which makes me unable to connect to the internet using it T_T
     
  7. kumansk

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    You should of tried os x :D

    I'll be trying win 7 out soon though probably order it...
     
  8. TheSlugClub

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    I'm sure you would all have watched this. But here it is again.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgriTO8UHvs
     
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  9. Alex Brooks

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    I'm awaiting till I get a new system, maybe a another laptop before I go about installing windows 7, running Ubuntu on my desktop, vista on my laptop, I've got a PC in bits below my desk, which I should really get around to building, but I don't know what I'm going to install on to that, probably just going to use it as a media centre? Not too sure yet. Might run windows 7 on that accuatly. I don't want to run windows 7 on my laptop because it's legal vista, something quite rare in my household, 1/3 systems we have are running a cracked version of XP :p
     
  10. Hellfire

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    A cracked 7 is still better than a legal Vista. period.
     
  11. whodi

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    I have already made the decision that Windows 7 will be the FIRST OS I EVER PURCHASE.

    I have been using computers since aol1.0 :) and have seen several versions of windows and I will be buying Windows 7 Full Version for its retail price, from like Best Buy or somewhere official not an ebayer or something.

    I cant wait to pay.... It sucks to say that but my machines running XP are begging for something different... and I am too
     
  12. cyrix

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    I am running windows 7 on my desktop and my laptop, got free keys from microsoft before they closed down the open beta. Anyway, i love it. Very stable, the only issue i've noticed so far is a little lag in photoshop but im sure thats due to me only having 2G of ram. If they stay on the right track i will be buying it when its released.
     
  13. christofdeath

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    I have been using windows 7 since the beta was first released, I am now using the RC, which I downloaded as soon as it was released, beta only crapped out on me once, which is pretty good for a beta, and the RC has not had one freeze up or problem with it yet, which leads me to believe the final release will rock. I've enjoyed my experience with windows 7, and I have to say I have not enjoyed a windows version this much since 98SE... although windows 3.1 did rock I must say. I too will be purchasing it sometime before my RC version expires. I completely avoided vista like the plague, it was essentially the alpha release of windows 7. That aside there's a lot more to stability than the operating system itself, such as the hardware, if you're using version 1 of a brand new technology, well obviously that may lead to problems with bugs not being completely ironed out on the hardware side before being pushed to market, also not keeping your hardware's BIOS up to date, which may resolve bugs that you may not be aware of and blame system crashes on the OS for, and lastly drivers, it's up to the makers of the hardware to develope stable drivers for their product. Just my two cents, but if you have not had a chance to use windows 7 yet, I suggest giving it a try, especially if you are still using XP on a newer system that cant even be fully utilized by XP.
     
  14. kingmob

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    Can you just install it on top of Windows Vista? Vista is such a resource whore, I hate it.
     
  15. christofdeath

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    Yes, it has an upgrade option in the installer, though it's disabled in the beta and the rc, i'm sure it will work fine in the final version.

     
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    Can i see your 3ds max render? Im a 3d buff :p
     
  17. azxten

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    My girlfriend's sister works for Microsoft.. she's hooking me up when it comes out for like $20. :)
     
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    Maybe it's become problem when it come to the price !
     
  19. TheSlugClub

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    can you get me a copy too? :D
     
  20. azxten

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    Sorry, she is a total Microsoft whore and would never break their policy which is that employee software purchases can only be given as "gifts." So, she is buying it for me for my birthday.