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Re: Using an older or beta Operating System as an Everyday System

Postby QCS » April 30th, 2016, 1:28 am

Does Windows XP count? Some of the computers at my job still require them.

Though I am lucky enough to not have to use them everyday. I talked my way into getting Windows 7 and some new hardware for myself! :)

If I still have some old hardware lying around, I might try something like this out someday.



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Re: Using an older or beta Operating System as an Everyday System

Postby TheComputerBetaG » April 30th, 2016, 1:38 am

Oh, if you use a Virtual Machine, it counts and... I don't think XP works with it since the usage of XP is higher than Vista + 8.1.. It's sort of still "modern".. I'm not sure, I suppose it could since you can't get any Service Packs that were created after the end of Vista.

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Re: Using an older or beta Operating System as an Everyday System

Postby CANCEL » May 29th, 2016, 3:21 am

About a year ago I used Windows 2000 sp4 for at least three months.
I was able to do everything I normally wanted to do.

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Re: Using an older or beta Operating System as an Everyday System

Postby MS-GIL » May 29th, 2016, 6:28 am

I still use windows 95 ad Windows NT 4.0 regularly because many programs I have will not run on new systems. I also use floppy disks to transfer documents. I feel old even though I was born towards the end of the 90s :P
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Re: Using an older or beta Operating System as an Everyday System

Postby TheComputerBetaG » May 29th, 2016, 9:58 pm

MS-GIL wrote:I still use windows 95 ad Windows NT 4.0 regularly because many programs I have will not run on new systems. I also use floppy disks to transfer documents. I feel old even though I was born towards the end of the 90s :P


Quite the same with me!

I use 98, ME, and 2000


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