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Rosco T. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-08-09 05:28 PM
Response to Reply #37
41. I meant the MEMORY FOOTPRINT.. about 60% the size of Vista.. and...
Vista64 took up 11gb on my HD, Win7/64 took up 4.5... that's more than 'slight'
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  -Is Microsoft giving up on Vista? (CNN) eppur_se_muova  Jan-08-09 03:21 PM   #0 
  - My laptop has Vista. It SUCKS  MidwestTransplant   Jan-08-09 03:22 PM   #1 
  - Love my Mac at home.  stopbush   Jan-08-09 03:27 PM   #6 
  - How can MS get in touch with you? They saw your endorsement --  eppur_se_muova   Jan-08-09 03:30 PM   #7 
  - I got a new laptop with 3 gigs of ram...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:16 PM   #14 
  - Get a copy of The GiMP  HillWilliam   Jan-08-09 05:22 PM   #34 
  - I got a new desktop with 4 GB of ram & 64 bit vista & I love it, I leave multiple Adobe apps open  rosebud57   Jan-08-09 06:20 PM   #53 
  - It worked for  Gilligan   Jan-08-09 04:33 PM   #24 
  - That's why I run Linux on my machines.  backscatter712   Jan-08-09 05:44 PM   #49 
     - Another Ubuntu Linux vote....  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jan-09-09 12:58 AM   #60 
     - I'm going to be full time Ubuntu starting next week..  girl gone mad   Jan-09-09 02:24 AM   #67 
  - Yes. They're back to MS-DOS... I mean Windows. nt  onehandle   Jan-08-09 03:23 PM   #2 
  - If only they went back to DOS, no blue screens of death there!  Solon   Jan-08-09 03:24 PM   #3 
  - Exactly!!  POR   Jan-08-09 04:28 PM   #21 
     - actually- it would be a GREAT thing...for Macintosh.  QuestionAll   Jan-08-09 05:27 PM   #40 
     - Why do you think I run Ubuntu on my systems?  backscatter712   Jan-08-09 05:46 PM   #50 
  - Windows hasnt used DOS since Win98  DJ13   Jan-08-09 03:24 PM   #5 
  - True, Windows XP uses the NT kernel, its technically called NT 5.1...  Solon   Jan-08-09 03:36 PM   #9 
  - Much of Windows NT is based on RSX-11...  AntiFascist   Jan-08-09 07:09 PM   #55 
     - Actually, Linux was originally based on Minix, which was...  Solon   Jan-08-09 09:13 PM   #58 
        - Apple has also updated to Unix with Mac OSX...  AntiFascist   Jan-09-09 01:23 AM   #61 
  - Technically Window ME was the last DOS-based.  Angleae   Jan-08-09 04:12 PM   #12 
     - Open up a command prompt... you can do it in the run window.  crispini   Jan-08-09 04:29 PM   #23 
        - Thats, not  Solon   Jan-08-09 05:11 PM   #30 
        - That's a shell, not the operating system.  anigbrowl   Jan-08-09 07:35 PM   #57 
           - But, finish the thought.  kgfnally   Jan-09-09 01:49 AM   #64 
  - "Mercury is going Retrograde, you Microsofties." - Ronald Reagan's Dead Republicon Astrologer  SpiralHawk   Jan-08-09 05:44 PM   #48 
  - "Faster and easier to use"?  Hydra   Jan-08-09 03:24 PM   #4 
  - It is faster... over 1000 times faster  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:15 PM   #13 
  - HA!  Hydra   Jan-08-09 04:18 PM   #15 
     - My laptop bluescreened the FIRST time I turned it on.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:20 PM   #18 
  - Just a note, Bill no longer has anything to do with M$, he left the board  greyhound1966   Jan-09-09 07:12 AM   #71 
  - In related local news from Raleigh  HillWilliam   Jan-08-09 03:35 PM   #8 
  - I love Ubuntu to death  Mojambo   Jan-08-09 03:50 PM   #10 
  - I'm still getting used to it  HillWilliam   Jan-08-09 04:04 PM   #11 
     - I occasionally have a hangup with the system sound  Mojambo   Jan-08-09 04:20 PM   #17 
     - Songbird, save your money. n/t  greyhound1966   Jan-09-09 07:14 AM   #72 
     - I'm also loving my Linux  knowledgeispwr   Jan-08-09 05:07 PM   #28 
  - Installing the madwifi drivers (needed for Atheros wifi, present on every fucking notebook)  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-09-09 06:28 AM   #68 
  - At the expense of being run out of town on a rail...  I814U   Jan-08-09 04:19 PM   #16 
  - The sun shines on a dogs ass some days...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:21 PM   #19 
  - I like Vista too, I'm glad I let go of the fear & did not cling to XP, I'll never switch to Mac..  rosebud57   Jan-08-09 06:25 PM   #54 
  - Psst...  greyhound1966   Jan-09-09 07:19 AM   #73 
  - Do you mean to tell me  The System Stinks   Jan-08-09 04:24 PM   #20 
  - I want nothing to do with Vista, but ...  damntexdem   Jan-08-09 04:29 PM   #22 
  - I've been using OpenOffice for years now  HillWilliam   Jan-08-09 05:29 PM   #43 
  - I'll agree completely with HW  kgfnally   Jan-09-09 02:05 AM   #65 
  - The Office suite is far worse than Vista...  Ms. Toad   Jan-09-09 08:22 AM   #76 
  - I just had to replace my computer, and now I'm stuck with Vista.  Kansas Wyatt   Jan-08-09 04:40 PM   #25 
  - My new computer came with Vista on it  HillWilliam   Jan-08-09 05:26 PM   #38 
  - Vista and the beta Explorer 8 have gigantic problems. Hotmail too.  Neshanic   Jan-08-09 05:01 PM   #26 
  - IE8b SUCKS. Vista, with SP1, is usable, but with remaining glitches.  HypnoToad   Jan-08-09 05:20 PM   #33 
     - I'm using IE8. Its a little faster than 7 but once in a while it hangs up on me  CRF450   Jan-09-09 12:38 AM   #59 
  - I hope so.  leftyclimber   Jan-08-09 05:07 PM   #27 
  - WILL NOT get Windows Seven until SP 1 comes out without a hitch  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-08-09 05:10 PM   #29 
  - I'm using the Beta 1 of Windows 7 now....  Rosco T.   Jan-08-09 05:14 PM   #31 
  - I have beta 1 where do you get smaller from? It uses up 3 gigs of disk space, and that's just...  Solon   Jan-08-09 05:25 PM   #37 
  - I meant the MEMORY FOOTPRINT.. about 60% the size of Vista.. and...  Rosco T.   Jan-08-09 05:28 PM   #41 
  - However, its also a beta version, and isn't fully functional yet...  Solon   Jan-08-09 05:37 PM   #47 
  - THREE GIGS????????????  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-08-09 05:28 PM   #42 
     - I have no clue, like I said that's just the Windows Folder, didn't include Program Files...  Solon   Jan-08-09 05:36 PM   #45 
  - Yeah, I pulled it off MSDN and set up a VM.  Xithras   Jan-08-09 05:57 PM   #51 
  - Is it stable enough to use as your main OS? nt  arcos   Jan-09-09 01:43 AM   #63 
  - Just call it Mojave and maybe people won't notice.  pinniped   Jan-08-09 05:14 PM   #32 
  - OFFICIAL: Open Beta for Windows 7 THIS WEEK, read how to get it here  Rosco T.   Jan-08-09 05:24 PM   #35 
  - Please post how to avoid it at all costs  burythehatchet   Jan-08-09 05:25 PM   #36 
     - I suggest you try it and do some reading before you shoot off knowing nothign about it  Rosco T.   Jan-08-09 05:26 PM   #39 
     - no thank you. Successfully extracted myself from MS products about 8 years ago  burythehatchet   Jan-08-09 05:31 PM   #44 
     - Readying the review you linked to...unimpressed  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-08-09 05:37 PM   #46 
     - Easy - just stay on DU and grumble about MS  anigbrowl   Jan-08-09 07:32 PM   #56 
  - I'm one happy s.o.b. to have completely avoided Vista up until now.  Gentle Giant   Jan-08-09 06:13 PM   #52 
  - Macs Rule!  SillyFlower   Jan-09-09 01:25 AM   #62 
  - IIRC, I think I heard that this is actually a new version of Vista, but  notmyprez   Jan-09-09 02:10 AM   #66 
  - I resent buying a "faster" computer and it not being faster  TheFarseer   Jan-09-09 06:49 AM   #69 
  - Oh, if only people had any idea just how awesome their new hardware really was.  greyhound1966   Jan-09-09 07:30 AM   #75 
  - Because of Vista - my next computer will be a MAC  rosesaylavee   Jan-09-09 06:59 AM   #70 
  - RIP, Vista  atommom   Jan-09-09 07:20 AM   #74 

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