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Old 08-20-2003, 11:21 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Well, they did get rid of DOS for Win 2k. I use it at work and it's about 100x more stable.
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Old 08-21-2003, 01:46 AM   #42 (permalink)
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they got rid of DOS on winNT, then it followed to 2000, XP then 2003
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Old 08-21-2003, 10:00 AM   #43 (permalink)
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2000 xp and beyond are all NT based operating systems, thats why there is no dos.

If yoiu check in the registry, Windows xp is actually NT6
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well NT isn't the best OS, but it is the first ever Windows OS without DOS.
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Old 08-22-2003, 03:45 PM   #45 (permalink)
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APPLE DOSEN'T CRASH... IT FREEZES! (I would rather crash!) and it that stupid f****g spining thing twrils and hypnotizes these stupid apple usesers into thinking that MAC is the way to go. Give me XP any day.
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Perhaps you have never had enough patience to wait while the 'thing' spins. It means the computer is thinking. Let it sit, and in a few minutes, it will unfreeze, or thaw...
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Old 08-23-2003, 06:40 AM   #46 (permalink)
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Juskadog, a mac is capable of running the XP OS with the emulator, but no Windows machine can run a Mac OS.
and saying you prefer an OS (WinXP) to an actual system is just weird, you need both to call it a computer.
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Old 08-25-2003, 07:48 AM   #47 (permalink)
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I heard that the MAC's are pretty bullet-proof. Anythings gotta be more stable and reliable than Windows OS's...
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Why do you people keep saying "MAC," like it stands for something. It's a "Mac," a "Macintosh," a kind of apple, why the caps?
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I stand corrected. Please excuse my ignorance
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Old 08-26-2003, 09:11 AM   #50 (permalink)
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contrary to popular belief OSX is actually pretty easy to crash, i have been working with 10.2.6 for about 2 months now at my job (we had to reload all of the Macs in the school with OS 9 and OSX) and OSX crashes all the time! even for the Mac teachers, the biggest reason that XP crashes for people that upgrade is because they exhaust their system resources (as XP is a big time system hog) if you dont have at least a P4 1.5GHz and 512MB of RAM, i would suggest WIN2K, as it is not as system intensive, i have WINXP PRO and i have only crashed it once in the last year (and that was because i was jacking with the registry to get rid of the blaster worm) so saying that OSX is crash-proof and XP is a crash-meister is just unfair
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