Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Feb 2012 15:29 UTC
Windows I'm swamped with real-world work at the moment, so you'll have to settle for this quickie: the consumer preview for Windows 8 has been released. Go get it and report in what you find!
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RE[3]: Comment by orestes
by Nico57 on Thu 1st Mar 2012 00:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by orestes"
Nico57
Member since:
2006-12-18

The only serious defect I've seen in this OS is its inability to deal with very large files.
Moving >5 GB files around is a pain because it will insist caching them in memory.

Still, XP64 (or its server counterpart, WS2003) runs circles around any other Windows version released so far.

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RE[4]: Comment by orestes
by lucas_maximus on Sun 4th Mar 2012 11:08 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by orestes"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

The responsiveness of XP 64 bit on my E9300 machine with 8GB of ram is very poor compared to 7.

On a modern 64bit computer there is no compelling reason to use XP64bit unless you happen to develop .NET 1.1 applications.

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