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Windows XP 100 62.50%
Windows 2000 33 20.63%
Windows Me 21 13.13%
Windows 98 33 20.63%
Windows 95 3 1.88%
Linux 22 13.75%
Unix 2 1.25%
Mac 6 3.75%
Windows NT4 3 1.88%
Other 2 1.25%
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Old 12-07-2002, 11:04 PM   #81 (permalink)
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I'm running Windows XP Home Edition SP1. I want to switch over to SuSe or Mandrake Linux(both use the KDE GUI), but, unfortunately, Windows XP can't be partitioned by them as far as I know. Which means I'll have to remove XP to make way for Linux, which I'm not going to do
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Old 12-08-2002, 05:28 PM   #82 (permalink)
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I'm running Windows XP Home Edition SP1. I want to switch over to SuSe or Mandrake Linux(both use the KDE GUI), but, unfortunately, Windows XP can't be partitioned by them as far as I know. Which means I'll have to remove XP to make way for Linux, which I'm not going to do
PowerQuest PartitionMagic....That will let you partition the NTFS format which XP resides on....then you can installl Linux and dual boot between XP and Linux
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Old 01-05-2003, 05:25 PM   #83 (permalink)
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i got win2k and office XP
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Old 01-06-2003, 02:25 AM   #84 (permalink)
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XP pro & 98 SE. XP is the best, extremely stable.




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Old 01-09-2003, 07:51 PM   #85 (permalink)
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I just got XP about 2 months ago on my notebook.
NO BLUE SCREENS
Still running 98 on my desktop and NT at work. (oh whoa is me )
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Old 01-10-2003, 02:25 AM   #86 (permalink)
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I'm using me-works a little better if you do registry mod's
I would rather be using NT of course...
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Old 01-10-2003, 04:05 AM   #87 (permalink)
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XP is no good, to many holes in the code, compared to linux etc, i use linux and 98 SE on a dual boot system, and i think that linux is better than windows, but 98 is better than XP
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Old 01-10-2003, 10:33 PM   #88 (permalink)
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i remember using windows 95 lol.......in the logon screen you could just click cancel and get into the machine, there is much, much better security in win 2000/xp. personally i hate xp because you have to register on all computers you want it on, this means buying more than 1 copy, so i just use 2000 so can use same copy on all 4 comps.
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Old 01-14-2003, 04:53 AM   #89 (permalink)
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I use Mac OS X primarily. I boot into OS 9 a lot however. On OS X I am running XDarwin and Fink, which allows me to run my favorite UNIX programs without having to mess with the horrible Mac distro's of Linux.
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Old 01-14-2003, 04:20 PM   #90 (permalink)
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I run good ol' XP, and I like it... because you can logon as a regular user, which is more secure for browsing the Internet. Plus, with NTFS, you can have multiple users w/ protected files and shares, which are ultimately accessible to the Administrators.

The only thing I've learned that you DON'T DO is make the windows directory Read-only, beings that i figured that the OS could still access its own files... but it makes it QUITE secure.

XP also seems to use bandwith much better than when I ran 98. Plus, being able to hibernate is always a big plus.
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