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Old 03-21-2004, 03:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok im currently in the stage of building my new comp, an dim not sure what os im gonna get, could someone help me out?

I dont really want XP because i have it on this pc and i dont really like it.

2000 Pro seems to..... professional

I see everyone sayin Windows ME well...sux

im going to be just gaming so im not really sure
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Why don’t you like XP? I am not a great fan of any Windows OS, but 2000 Pro and XP Pro are both pretty stable operating systems. I have XP Pro as a boot option on this PC and am quite impressed.

ME is definitely a lemon, steer clear, and for games, most games are still built to run using windows functions and drivers, so Linux or other Unix OS are not a good choice.

Stick with XP, it’s the best option for gaming I think.
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Old 03-21-2004, 06:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes for sure you want windows 2000+ do not go below that...

ME=the devil

I would reccomend XP Pro..Its freakin awesome. Most stable OS ever! I havent rebooted my windows XP pro machine in over 4 months!! lol...something I cant say about our Macs at work *rolls eyes*... If you like that classic windows look you can change XP to look and feel exatly like Windows 98
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I would stay with windows XP i have it on mine machine and I have had it on for like 6 months now with out rebooting
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WIN 95!!! MINESWEEPER..... i would say 98 if you really don't want xp. however there is no reason xp should be off your list. but i mean hey its your computer and ur gunna be using it. my vote is for XP or 98
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Yashar, does this not put you off 98?

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well eagle that stuff never happens to my computer.... and by the way i said XP..... its not like i excluded it or anything.
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It was a joke Yashar, no need to get all upset, lol. The Blue Screen Of Death is a symbol of earlier Microsoft products.
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I remember that...I used to get it increasingly more often as my computer got more and more bogged down. I have actually had the kernal panic in XP several times...but it restarts itself so quickly the text is hard to read. It is still blue though...
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I have actually had the kernal panic in XP several times...but it restarts itself so quickly the text is hard to read. It is still blue though...
Really? I only run XP for about half of my PC up-time, but have never had a lock up or anything, it pains me to say it, but it looks like MS got it right with XP.
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