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[2]: XP64 == XP
by mkools on Sat 12th Jun 2010 09:57 UTC in reply to "RE: XP64 == XP"
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XP64 is almost the same as Windows 2003 x64. I ran it for a couple of years, some software even detects XP64 as being Windows 2003 x64. That's why SP3 for XP64 never came, because it didn't came for Windows 2003 as well.

Further more, XP64 was never very popular. It lacked driver support and most people ignored it except people like me and others that wanted to run 64-bit, so you really can't compare XP64 to Windows XP SP3 x86.

I like Windows 2003, I think it's a great OS but if you're going to compare XP with Vista/Windows 7 you might want to install the real XP next time and not Windows 2003 server with an XP GUI.

The part where you say: It's already at the desktop and the harddrive is still busy for 5 minutes, I know that feeling. I still run XP and have that too but the same thing can happen to Windows 7. It just depends on the amount of programs you have installed and run at boot-time.

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