Computer Geeks

Computer Geeks

Geek Shop

Geek News

Geek Stuff

Science Geek

Computer Gaming

Linux Chat

Building Websites

Computer Forums

Computer Help Forum

Computer Hardware Forum

Computer Software Programs


Go Back   Computer Forums > Computer Software Programs

Computer Software Programs Discuss anything related to computer software programs here.

Computer Geeks
» Active Discussions
Computer Geeks
No Threads to Display.
» Other Websites
- Software Publishing

- Server Hardening
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-31-2010, 03:52 PM
Chris's Avatar
Chris Chris is offline
Moderator ++
GB Guru
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Upland, CA
Posts: 128
Default Windows 7

I am and have been a strong linux user, I know linux very well and can do just about anything with it. Recently i have updated my machine with windows 7 it started off as a test on my notebook to see how it ran and how it looked.

I must say compared to xp this is a beautiful operating system so far. I am against Microsoft and there core values a bunch of greedy people if you ask me not only that but an american company outsourcing overseas and taking jobs from Americans but enough down talk on that.

What i have running windows 7 now is a single core AMD Athlon 64 processor with 1g of memory and it runs smooth and with no issues and a dual core notebook with 2 g memory also with no issues or lag.

With all of the software that is running and in memory the operating system is still running smooth; my software includes:

AVG Anti-Virus
MS Office (word, access, excel, outlook, groove, info path, power point)
Adobe Creative Suite CS4 (Full production suite)
Fallout 3 with all DLC's
Google Chrome
And a couple of messengers (Google Talk and Windows Live)

With all of this my desktop has several streaming connections (3) VIA xbox 360 (I know another MS Product) using the Windows Media Center Half the time all streaming at once (My Bedroom, Living Room, and Kids Room) All of these stream DVD's that were backed up to the drive (So Far 65 or so gb).

I am also using several sync items mainly between google and out look (Contacts, Calender and of course mail) I have not fully loaded down my machines yet but i believe that they will have good results.. I can not wait to load my big toy with Windows 7 which is currently running XP

Big Toy:
HP
i7-930 quad-core
8G Memory
2TB Hard Drive Space
1GB ATI Radeon HD 5450

I made the mistake of downgrading it to xp, now i want windows 7 back on it
__________________
Chris

Blog<-- Read Me
Twitter<-- Follow Me
Facebook<-- Stalk Me



Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-30-2010, 11:41 PM
dvdreplication dvdreplication is offline
Member
GB Advanced User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 82
Default

Windows 7 has been launched long time back but to till now I can't use windows 7, but I think I should give a try to Windows 7.
________
XV1700A

Last edited by dvdreplication; 01-21-2011 at 10:39 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-08-2010, 11:45 AM
innoshare innoshare is offline
Junior Member
GB Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 6
Default Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) - Good Stuff

I'd definitely recommend going back to Windows 7. At first I ran the 32-bit version, but after upgrading to 4GB ram on my Thinkpad T61p, I upgraded to 64-bit ultimate and haven't looked back. Still have some strange window refresh problems (unique to 64-bit I think), but I've found all of the drivers I needed and it's been very stable.
__________________
Atlanta Georgia Web Design | Atlanta Georgia Website Maintenance
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-21-2010, 09:25 AM
longcall911's Avatar
longcall911 longcall911 is offline
Junior Member
GB Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: northern NJ
Posts: 11
Default

I have the window refresh issues too and mine is also 64 bit.

I do a fair amount of video stuff and Win7 on my i7-920 cuts through encoding jobs like a hot knife through butter.

What I am annoyed with is the time it takes to launch an installation package. I wait 30-60 seconds and Win7 finally comes back and says 'this program is trying to run, do you want to allow it?' MY UAC is just 1 level above 'off' and I don't so much mind the prompt, but do mind the wait.
__________________
A ComTec Audience Response System can make your business meeting exciting, dynamic, and one to remember.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-01-2010, 10:18 AM
esitenn esitenn is offline
Junior Member
GB Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 5
Default Another Vote for Win7

Strongly recommend Windows 7 now that it has "settled" a bit. SP1 will be out soon, too.
__________________
Material Handling Systems - Power Generation System
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-05-2010, 08:29 AM
sijugk sijugk is offline
Junior Member
GB Beginner
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 21
Default

Windows 7 is a cool product from Microsoft. I am using Windows 7 in my Laptop and Ubuntu in my Desktop. Anyway my system configuration is not as nice as Chris have. (Planning to have i7 soon )
__________________
Article | SEM Tutorials
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-01-2010, 03:23 AM
actiononlinenz's Avatar
actiononlinenz actiononlinenz is offline
Junior Member
GB Beginner
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 22
Default

I completely agree! I was stuck with Vista for ages, what a memory and CPU hog. The performance of Windows 7 is good and it's very user friendly.
However, I hate what they've done with the new Live Messenger, it's really bloatware now. OK, not really to do with Win7 but I had to get that off my chest!
__________________
I do websites at http://www.actiononline.co.nz
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-27-2010, 04:02 PM
Sarah23 Sarah23 is offline
Junior Member
GB Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 9
Default

Really like Windows 7, much much better than Vista. 7 is much more efficient and friendly. Not as many bugs as Vista either LOL
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-28-2010, 06:50 AM
SEConversions SEConversions is offline
Junior Member
GB Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: India
Posts: 3
Send a message via Skype™ to SEConversions
Default

I prefer Windows 7 over windows XP & I use the same in my laptop too.
__________________
Any one interested in SEO Services Please mail me at - SEO Consultant
Price: $5/hour, Guaranteed ranking
Skype: seoexpert.vijay
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 01-28-2011, 09:33 AM
jaydeee jaydeee is offline
Junior Member
GB Beginner
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 26
Default

another windows 7 64bit happy user here.
I would say that this is how OS should work... for me it will be perfect if its free like linux.
__________________
Windows XP Drivers
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
windows 7

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Windows Media JodiHY Geek Stuff 12 04-13-2012 01:22 AM
Linux vs. Windows niceextra Linux Chat 15 02-02-2012 02:21 AM
Cam Twist for Windows snachala Building Websites 15 01-26-2012 01:27 PM
99 Run Commands for Windows Xp Eminem Building Websites 7 07-21-2009 09:55 AM
Linux vs Windows? Emperior Eric Linux Chat 24 06-27-2009 10:05 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HTML Help provided by HTML Help Central.