Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Jun 2010 21:56 UTC
Windows Yes, the day is finally drawing closer: the day Windows XP died. October 22, 2010 will be the final and definitive day for the venerable operating system, since OEMs will no longer be able to pre-load it on netbooks after that day. I might not make myself popular around here with this, but thank god, it's about time that pile of junk is taken behind the shed.
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Win 7 is better in what regard?
by Alleister on Sun 13th Jun 2010 11:44 UTC
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I fail to see where Windows 7 is better then XP. Sure, it has improved visually a bit, so you don't want to rip your eyeballs out anymore but hey, Windows XP was without a doubt the ugliest OS since the invention of VGA so that is hardly an accomplishment. Now it looks like a Winamp skin and for a second you might even think it is pretty, but think about what pretty should mean for an OS.
IMHO an OS should have an look that is neutral enough not to look displaced in most places. Windows 7 doesn't look displaced on an gamers LAN party, but that about covers it. I can't help but stare if I see it in an office, i can't help to stare if I see it in a TV show (it is almost comical to see it in 24) I can't help staring if I see it in an hospital.

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