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[3]: XP64 == XP
by marcp on Sun 13th Jun 2010 09:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: XP64 == XP"
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"Win7 isn't THAT much more advanced than XP to account for all that extra space, so WTF did they put in there? "

AFAIR: WinSxS, which is the shared library folder. [I'm not a Win user though. so it comes from my own research and Win7 testing]

"Esentially, once I had all of this useless crap turned off, I was basically back to something that looked and felt like XP. Well, the start menu is better, but that's hardly worth the price I paid"

I'm still amazed you oaid it. You know, there was Win7 RC for testing purposes ... ;)

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