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Old 11-10-2007, 04:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Although not scheduled for release til 2010- some info has leaked- including how they have "stripped" down to only whats needed (still in progress) and currently uses only 25MB on disk.... just the kernal and such- they seem to have the attitude to strip down and save our space and resources we desperately want for other things like games... but the question comes.... will windows 7 be "The gamers OS?"

also if anyone has any more input on this itd be great!

i was going to link the movie where it shows a conference- with the guide showing windows through the years (all the way back to windows 1.0 but forgot some main things) and a lil preview of 7- boot up- some things running= task manager and a ASCII of the windows logo (as the graphics isnt in yet) but uh..yea.. I can't find it now.

Notes* windows 7 is codename- itll have some name like "XP" or "Vista" (but obviously not those) and is just the version they have it to-

7 is also "internal" where they plan to build up on it- basically they scrapped everything and started over tryin for a better smoother OS (Bravo! now make us gamers drool!)

they refernce that you couldnt use what they show as a web host- but another version or add-on (wasnt quite paying attention) that takes up about 40mb memory- and things expected to hit 1.5gb space (MUCH smaller then what we have now!) and he says "Its still not quite where I want it" implying he wants the sob shrunk down even smaller! *Yay*

Iam hoping for a 2gb or less on disk- less then 100MB used in memory system, how bout you?

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Yes they have stripped it down. But at the same timne it now looks like Windows 3.1 did. So what would you rather have?

For a system to have less than 2GB and 100MB usage...Linux nor OS X can accomplish that. If you want that. Go back to 98SE. Sorry to say but you will NOT get that anytime in the future.

What i am hoping for. Stability. More than Vista upon release. But sadly will never happen...

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Well it seems they need to create or copy from older windows versions a dozen of gigs more, cause XP was on cd Vista is on DVD, 7 will be on a HD DVD/Blu-ray and goes on....
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If you apply all the current update to XP with SP2 and the couple hundred hotfixes since. It will not fit on a 700MB CD. So even XP fully up to date would be on a DVD.
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the guy i work with was telling me this the other day
seems very interesting imo
not sure how they are really going to make this....good
but hey, its a challenge i guess...why not?
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Bah, they should re-release Win 2K.
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Old 11-10-2007, 08:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ok, so their hot new OS, Vista, runs like a camel with three legs and a bad knee (compared to XP imho) and they're starting on a new OS? I'd prefer they finish their current OS before they start working on their next handicapped ungulate.
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