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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RE: XP64 == XP
by nt_jerkface on Sat 12th Jun 2010 04:50 UTC in reply to "XP64 == XP"
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The 64-bit version of XP has nothing in common with the 32-bit version of XP beyond the name. You really can't compare the two.

They share the same kernel but it's an updated version of the XP kernel. It isn't a rewrite so to say that XP 64 has nothing in common with XP 32 is not just a stretch but wrong.

Yes, the future of Windows is 7. But there's no way you can categorically say that 7 is better than XP.

Sure you can, by virtue of security.

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