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Question: What operating system/distro do you use at home, and at work/school?

Windows XP all over, I had SuSE linux for a while but never really used it. If only it ran DW, PS, and Half-Life Wink

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Home I have XP, At the Office XP, OSX, Linux just for cross-tests...

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demonhale wrote: Home I have XP, At the Office XP, OSX, Linux just for cross-tests...

Having OS X and Linux just for cross testing seems like a waste of an OS... Plain

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Renegade wrote:

demonhale wrote: Home I have XP, At the Office XP, OSX, Linux just for cross-tests...

Having OS X and Linux just for cross testing seems like a waste of an OS... Plain

Maybe for developers it isn't, you need to test your software or development in known OS to ensure it delivers what you have developed. Also today way of testing is in virtual machines, but it's almost the same process. You need to install the OS on your virtual machine, in your own machine.

So, it doesn't really is a waste of OS. And I'm on Win7 Pro x64

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I am using Windows XP Pro SP2

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I'm still using Windows XP and just finished downloading Service Pack 3. I have Ubuntu installed on another desktop, but just don't use it, because Linux can't support a number of my devices - including the wireless card. I did try NDIS wrapper a few months ago, but it was unreliable.

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i have windows XP. wanting to try windows 7, any feedback is welcome

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I use Ubuntu Breezy Linux at home, Mac OS X Tiger at Uni and Windows XP at work Smiling

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Mac OS 10.3.9 at home. If I had a job, I am certain it would not be sitting in front of a computer (though I can dream)

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Nope, Its in pursuit of learning too!

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Oh great Smiling so it's not going to a waste, what a relief.

Just don't do what I did when I went cold turkey on to Linux and that was to keep (wanting to) go back to windows.

Keep at it and you'll learn to get used to it Smiling

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I run XP pro, although I like exploring linux ... they're pretty different Smiling

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I have XP Pro, OS X and Suse 9.3 (Linux). All on seperate computers at the house.

At my day job, I have XP Pro, then several servers with Red Hat (Linux).

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is Linux better than XP at all?

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Renegade wrote: Keep at it and you'll learn to get used to it

Agreed. They're definately different. Another common mistake is to compare the two, expecting Linux to have all the same features as Windows.

This is a good article: http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
Linux is not Windows.

Back on-topic: I (am forced to) use Windows 2000 at work and (voluntarily) use SuSE at home. Although I'd quite like to test out some other distros (especially Gentoo, compiling your own kernel certainly looks like it could speed stuff up).

On a seperate note, I also use Cygwin at work. It's nowhere near a full Linux distro, but having had a taste of the power of Linux, I can't get by on Windoze alone. Smiling

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Cool Linux != Windows article, Jeeves. Thanks for the link!

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I have Win XP at home and work, but I'm also trying Ubuntu linux

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I hope I can also have Ubuntu Linux. How much did you spend for it?

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I am using Mac OS X at home, lol.

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XP MCE on my desktop (MythTV just wasn't cutting it), Suse 10 on my dev machine/file server and Debian Sarge on my hosted server.

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have been using XP for a looong time now.. will upgrade to vista once they release a service pack for it Laughing out loud

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I am using at home and at work mac os x 10.3.9, windows 2000 and of course which i like most suse 9.3 , what i like most is mac os x and linux.

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well I was using Linux mandriva it is really great but... I really like to desing and I use photoshop a lot and I really like to play games so... I had to go back to windows XD!!!! so I'm using Windows XP media center edition 2005

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I use Windows XP at office and at home because it is more user friendly and fulfill my all requirements

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I use XP pro on all my comps, though I have just bought a second HD for my home comp to have a play with Mac OS X

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Now I have Linux, OSX and Win XP all on the same box. Smiling

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yeah, in a way is good to mix windows with linux.Sticking out tongue

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I run Windows XP Home and Suse Linux (64bit) on my laptop.

-Greg

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GNU/Linux mainly. Gentoo at home, Debian at uni, Debian on the server.

What is this Windows you speak of? Wink

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Abhishek Reddy wrote: GNU/Linux mainly. Gentoo at home, Debian at uni, Debian on the server.

Mainly? Looks like solely to me Sticking out tongue

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Renegade wrote: Mainly? Looks like solely to me Sticking out tongue

I'd like to try Solaris and a couple of the BSDs. Wink

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A real Linux user...Smiling

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I use Windows XP at work and at home. But I'm open to learning LINUX.

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Linux is getting popularity these days. I haven't tried it yet.

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Has anyone tried XGL out yet? If you haven't give it a go, never before has an OS been so beautiful, but so functional. Smiling

It's got the desktop on a rotating 3D cube, just press ctrl-alt-click and drag. Windows have a little life of their own, when you drag them it's like they're squidgy - almost organic - press ctrl and they'll stick to things and peel off as you drag them away from what they're stuck to. Press F12 when you've got lots of windows on the screen and they all jump into clear space, re-arranging themselves and resizing so you can see them all. Alt-tab's been improved so you can see a small image of the window contents. To top it off everything's actually faster because most of the work is being done by the graphics card.

Am personally not good enough with Linux enough to actually install it, but have tried the Live CD which you can get at: http://kororaa.org/static.php?page=static060318-181203

It's a Live CD, which basically means that you download an ISO file, stick it on a CD and boot from it. Instant Linux! Bear in mind the following:

  • This new desktop requires either an nVidia or ATI graphics card with 3D support (I think, tell me if I'm wrong about this).
  • Because manufacturers are lazy and don't support Linux very well it will quite possible not work on your PC.
  • It might not work for other reasons: It's damn hard to fit everything and make it work on one CD and XGL is not mainstream yet (although it has got Novell working on it).

Although:

  • It's one CD;
  • and if it doesn't work only about 10 minutes of your time. Smiling
  • It'll either work or not work, no messing around installing stuff!

Go on give it a go, you'll love it, trust me!

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Home/Dorm: WinXP
School: depends on the project and lab...but either CentOS ["enterprise" linux], Solaris, or WinXP

I'm getting ready to snake a computer from school (they're getting rid of it), and install Fedora on it for personal use in my room.

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I've got Windows 2000...never used anything but windows..no Macs, no Linux. Just windows.

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WinXP everywhere. It`s enought for all that I do. And for games Smiling

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Windows XP everywhere

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So who's upgrading to Windows Vista? Have you had a look at the really confusing license structure yet? Anyone actually understand it?

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I`ll wait for official release and may be first service pack for it Smiling Before it will be not full compatable with all programs, and also will contain a lot of errors and problem with drivers.
And the second reason I still not upgrade to new Win 0 Vista is 64bit system. It`s not a good idea to use it as 32bit. So for it I must upgrade my PC. I did not whant to do it now....

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I've never messed with Linux. Maybe I will soon. Windows just has so many great and convienient features.

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Dual boot setup of:
Windows XP SP2
Arch Linux 0.72

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WebMaster94 wrote: Windows just has so many great and convienient features.

Errrrr... Anyway!

Well when you do try Linux, don't expect it to be like Windows. The nicest thing is that you're free to do whatever you want with Linux, that's the point: Free as in freedom, not just free as in beer. Smiling

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windows xp here with a linux pc for messing about on.

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Renegade wrote: I use Ubuntu Breezy Linux at home

Have you upgraded to Dapper Drake yet Renegade? What do you think?

I finally got so annoyed with the lack of a decent online package repository in SuSE that I switched two weekends ago. It works like a charm, still wish I had time/intelligence enough to install Gentoo. Maybe one day, it's a learning curve!

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No, I haven't switched yet. How is the installer? I heard it was a liveCD installer and is rather difficult to work with.

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Windows at home and linux at work.

I also develop on embedded linux platforms with my job.

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Sounds like fun nichevalue. I work for a company that makes credit card terminals, so lots of embedded development there. Smiling

Although I don't work on that stuff, I mess about with web based interfaces, databases and such. What does your company do?

Funny that you use Windows at home after you've had a taste of Linux?! Doesn't it drive you mad that there's no Vim? What happens when you want to pipe the output of find to grep? Wink

Renegade wrote: How is the installer? I heard it was a liveCD installer and is rather difficult to work with.

I found it simple, absolutely fine, even on my - reasonably - old machine (Athlon XP 3200, 512 meg of RAM). In fact I was very impressed that I could play Mahjong and surf the Internet even while the installer was doing it's thing.

Where did you hear it's difficult?

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JeevesBond wrote: Where did you hear it's difficult?

From a friend on an IRC channel that I visit (#linuxcult on irc.oftc.net). He is, however the only person who has said anything about the installer so, I wanted to try get a second opinion.

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I love slackware myself, used it for many years.

Currently, i'm using Windows Vista RC1. I'll be using it on one of my workstations at home for a good while yet. It's a massive improvement to XP.

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What else but Windows XP at home and office. Works great for me.

Don't want anything else but that doesn't mean I like Mr. Gates. Laughing out loud

Thanks to him though.

Wink

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I've just installed a dual Windows XP SP2 on my home computer.

Two persons with totally different tastes on what software should there be on the computer are sharing the same machine. One solution only: two XPs Laughing out loud

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Have been running vista for about a month.
have a P4 1.5mhz pc, geforce mx graphics card - nowt flashy

XP or the software on it used to crash at least 2-3 times a week for various reasons.
I use vista for the same stuff as i used XP.

Summary so far :

My pc might have a few gray hairs but as far as vista goes? ...
will let you know when I get any problems with it!!

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I use 3..

window XP
Window 2000 server ( needs to update)
Window 98 ( my old pentium 2 PC)

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windows xp

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xp at home
mac at colledge class
dell/mac at school

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2000 at work, XP at home. I have installed Ubuntu Linux but not got around to trying t properly yet.

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conrad;211863 wrote: XP Pro the best OS out there

Oh, that was my line! with a slight variation of OS - OS X Panther

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I'm using Win XP, but I'd like to shift over to a Mac someday soon, just for the graphics capabilities. I used to create television commercials on one, and I greatly miss the experience.

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harper wrote: I used to create television commercials on one, and I greatly miss the experience.

That's interesting, what software did you use to create commercials?

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I use Windows XP, and am hoping to upgrade to Vista. I would use Macs, but I don't think that it is for the best because all the software I use if designed for Microsoft.

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Windows XP Media Center Edition

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longhornfreak;214916 wrote: Windows XP Media Center Edition

with your name i expected you to be using vista Laughing out loud

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I'm using XP and have no plans of upgrading to Vista for a while Smiling

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Still Windows XP

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Using Windows XP Pro on this computer, Windows 2000 Pro on a security study related machine and OpenBSD for my apartment gateway. There are also 3 other computers in my house, 1 MAC and 2 Linux distros (both Ubuntu).

I like to experiment very much so I am often moving from one machine to another for various software quality assurance tests and security related evaluations.

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I am also using Windows XP, really great! Tried MAC on a laptop before and I felt like I'm in grade school taking up Trigonometry, lols

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TryUsOut;222450 wrote: I am also using Windows XP, really great! Tried MAC on a laptop before and I felt like I'm in grade school taking up Trigonometry, lols

MAC on a laptop is really not my style. I do have a MAC but I prefer the desktop variant as it is far more each to handle and understand. One of my friends has a MAC laptop and he likes it but I always tell him that its not suitable for his requirements, not to mention expensive (he just listens to movies, reads newspapers, organizes family pictures, etc.)

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At home I use Windows XP PRO, at school I have to be contended with Windows 98.

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I have XP at home.

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xp pro corp.

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i had never use the mac os because i heard that Mac os only run or designed only for the Apple computers and are not applicable for all others.I am also using Xp (home) at home and pro in my office.

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windows xp

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Currently XP. Sometimes boot into Linux.

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I use Mac OS 10.4.10 at home on my Intel-based iMac, and use Parallels Desktop software to run the occasional PC app.

At the office, I use an Apple Powermac G5 using Mac OS 10.4.10.

Also have a Dell PowerEdge server running the Microsoft Server 2003 operating system (we use this system as our file server).

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Vista on both the Desktop and Laptop. It came installed on both. I would not have bought it otherwise. Not complaints per se - I just don't think I would have spent $$$ just to upgrade to it.

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Windows XP 32 bit and Windows Vista 64bit dual boot.

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- XP at home.
- Vista and Kubuntu in new Laptop, but i kill Vista this week and "upgrade" to XP.
- XP and Ubuntu in my work.

My choice is Kubuntu, but i must to use Windows Sad

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I vote for XP!

But using linux on servers.

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Vista at work and on my laptop and XP with a dual boot to Ubuntu at home.

(just cannot get my head around Ubuntu though so I guess Linux is out of the window for me).

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using XP at home..
Your text to link...

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I bought a HP laptop with Vista Home Premium... *&^%$#!

Windows Explorer constantly crashes, had to install a filemanager app (and I generally use SmartFTP like a filemanager when I am working/uploading anyway)

And periodically stops connecting to my wifi network - not sure if it's the router (an old Netgear b/g -- getting ready to upgrade to dual-band n) or os, sometimes I have to reboot, could be both causing problems.

I thought about rolling back to XP but I have to admit I like the Aero theme translucent stuff. And I think it's hilarious that we still use command prompt for stuff like tracert.

I also installed Ubuntu Hardy Heron (wubi - in Windows) but I have not gotten my wifi working - followed about 5 recipes for setting up Broadcom wlan in HP Pavilion laptops specifically, downloaded and built latest ndiswrapper etc. Ethernet network working fine, though. Not really planning to switch to Linux, just curious.

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OSX, XP and Vista at home and work

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netsperience wrote:
And I think it's hilarious that we still use command prompt for stuff like tracert.

There are visual traceroute programs out there. The command prompt is still useful and is not going away anytime soon.

I Have Ubuntu 8.04/Win XP/Win Vista installed on my main desktop. I use Ubuntu 99% of the time, and the other OS's are installed because.....uh.....I can't think of a reason. Smiling I only booted into Vista a couple times, mainly to see what the Vista experience score is for my AMD Phenom Quad Core Black Edition Laughing out loud.

My Laptop has WinXP/Ubuntu, but I mainly use WinXP on that one - for some work stuff including Quickbooks.

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Ubuntu 8.04 is the latest release "Hardy Heron" right?

Any advice on enabling the Broadcom BCM94311MCG WLAN (aka BCM4311 and BCM43xx)?

Some of the Ubuntu forum posts regarding HP Pavilion dv9000 series were removed because people were posting destructive code there.

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Yes, 8.04 is the latest release. This should help you: WifiDocs/Driver/Ndiswrapper

I have a Broadcom adapter on my laptop, and I installed it using Ndiswrapper without a problem.

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I can't believe I haven't posted in this thread yet! How did that happen. I was sure I had!

At work I'm on OSX & Ubuntu. I recently got a docking station for my Thinkpad laptop and a KVM switch so I can use it with my big Mac monitors. V. nice! No more shoulder pain!

I don't know that I would have chosen Mac myself - it was left here by the last guy in my job. The monitors are nice. I don't like OSX so much though. The file manager drives me insane (no address bar and annoying browse views!). I use Ubuntu for more serious development, OSX for browsing/mail and anytime * need Adobe apps. Now that I have the KVM switch I might move my email to the laptop...

At home I just have Ubuntu. It's my favourite OS. I'm really happy to be free of Windows now, even if the Mac isn't perfect.

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I have Windows XP Proffesional on my Laptop. I use Windows 2000 and Windows XP Proffesional at college which is run on Windows 2000 Server.
I have Opensuse, Ubuntu & Mandriva on my Dummy PC's and i have Windows 2008 Enterprise Server running on my home server which is just for personal use and household gaming...

I am planning on going onto FreeBSD for a server soon but i may get a smaller server and install FreeBSD onto that...

I have the legal copies of all of these because various one's are free and for the Microsoft ones... I have a licesnse for the MSDN through college.

I love it.
It's great to have access to loads of Microsoft Software for Free.

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ms2134 wrote:
I love it. It's great to have access to loads of Microsoft Software for Free.

And it's another win-win situation for Microsoft! They "give" their software away to college students and:

  1. look like great people who are so generous to give away their products to young, eager to learn students.
  2. don't actually lose any money because these students wouldn't be buying their software anyway.
  3. get all kinds of youing people learning to develop with only Microsoft products.
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That is so true. I was going to reply to that comment as well, but I didn't want to come across as totally anti-MS...even though I am. Laughing out loud

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I am still unashamedly loyal to XP Pro there is no point in me jumping in to bed with vista until i get a new machine and i hate getting a new pc downloading software again etc etc nightmare.

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I can see your point there. LOL..

Nice one, i prefer open source stuff like Linux.

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I sometimes use Xp like I am now. My other OS is Linux Slackware. I prefer Slack but sometimes I HAVE to use windows.

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Yes, i have to use windows due to the fact that the drivers for my mobile modem only work on windows at the moment. As soon as i can get linuux drivers; then i am straight on Suse or Mandriva.

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I use OS X Tiger on my laptop at home but I am trying to find PPC linux to try on it.
At school I use XP because it is all our school has now. Tried Ubuntu on an older PC but it didn't recognize the graphics card for some reason Sad

But I vote for OS X all the way as the best. Wink

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I use Debian GNU/Linux (Lenny/testing) and have used Debian as my only OS for almost 5 years now.

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I like windowsXP Home Edition. It's great and safe and very easy to use

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Windows Vista is better no troubles. Just after the installation windows xp is good but when you work with it long time it gets slower.

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windows for comptability

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Vista dualboot with Xp Pro... also have a mac with OSX...

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server 2008
installing for tests

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70% of users have xp that is all Smiling and about 15% are on vista Laughing out loud

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I'm on Vista right now but I wan't my old Windows XP back on my PC Sad

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In my OJT, we still using Windows XP.
I had tried using fedora 8 (linux distro) in our school. It was one of our subject last semester.

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Linux Ubuntu 8.10

I don't think even Microsoft themselves have enough money to pay me to use XP/Vista again.
Years ago I had a dual boot XP and Gentoo, but never installed Gentoo again on the new PC, but recently I decided after having years of direct OS issues and 3rd party software having failures and crashes and generally causing havoc on my PC I finally went back to Linux...without MS on dual boot this time.

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Stuck on windows xp
Maybe i will try windows 7

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Using XP at the moment. But I think to move to Linux. It rocks!

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I have 64 bit Vista on both my desktop and laptop - and I love it.

But I'm impressed with almost every current major operating system. With the right specs they're so powerful and such a pleasure to use and it would seem churlish to complain about them.

I've used some pretty awful OSs over the years - whatever it was that ran on the old BBC computers, Win 98/ME, the iMac, XP when it was new - that modern OSs seem miraculous.

Since taking the plunge and buying hardware running Vista I've been delighted with it and find it hard to comprehend the hostility you hear towards it everywhere. Perhaps its taken a while for hardware to grow into its requirements - my opinion might be different if I was attempting to run it on the recommended minimum specs.

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Ok, that is it!

I decided to try Windows Vista Business, just to be fair but it did not go down so well with me.

It was slow, annoying in such that it kept closing on me so many times that i am back to the good old Windows XP.

~ Mike

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Hey i am using the latest version of windows...that is Windows 7...The main thing is my configuration is low as compared to other windows...have 512 MB ram and dual core processor...but windows 7 works so cool...Should try it out guys...

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i am on windows xp sp3 ... and it rox man..

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I use XP - Pro at home & Linux at office !

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I use XP SP3.
and waiting Windows 7

*inlove*

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I only use Windows XP service pack 2 and will upgrade to service pack 3.
I've never used other OS aside from XP. I did use Linux once but I still prefer XP.

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Right now I have Intrepid Ibex, but soon will be upgrading to Jaunty.

I'm looking at a few more distros, but Ubuntu is doing an excellent job!!

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I use Vista most of the time. I like Ubuntu a lot, especially since 9.04 came out.

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WinXP is best in all

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I use Windows XP pre SP4 at home. It works perfectly, and Linux for testing. I tried Vista... but no.

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Windows XP on a laptop.

Other machines: Ubuntu 8.10 on AMD64 Shuttle, currently US because a faulty Fan failed cooking my RAM. I've had to fall back on a pre-Y2K Pentium which runs Linux (Slax and Puppy) and which has been pressed into service since the demise of the Shuttle. Slax and Puppy are both built on Slackware and are happy running on the low-spec machine. (http://slax.org and http://puppylinux.org )

Laptop also dual-boots with Slax (same partition), but I only really use that if I want to run virus scans on XP.

Also run a Gentoo VM on top of windows XP using Colinux. (http://colinux.org )

Mind you, Gentoo is really pointless on Colinux because Gentoo is optimised for your hardware but the VM can only access the hardware through XP. Still.

Running the colinux VM on top of Windows I am able to run a LAMP Server on a windows machine and the server behaves like another machine on the network.

Good for test beds, etc.

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im using XP both from home and office Smiling

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vista here i tryed linux once but didnt like it

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Joined: Jul 2009

XP Home edition

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I'm with XP SP2 edition. Its quiet reliable. Even after years, most of the PC users prefer it. How about the latest Microsoft's OS ...Windows 7? Could anybody provide a first hand experience over it? Actually I got a message that I need to upgrade my OS to Win XP SP3. Should I consider this option or else go with Windows 7 or just keep quiet with the presnt XP SP2?

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I haven't really tried the Windows 7 and I am still thinking if I will upgrade my very reliable WIndows XP over it.

I've been with Win XP for years now and I think I am very much comfortable using it. I tried Windows Vista on my Desktop and I am not really into it, so I downgraded my desktop back to Windows XP.

Though, I have friends saying Windows 7 is quite a good OS. They preffer it over XP. So I'm still thinking about it.

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Joined: Aug 2009

Am on WIndws vista. Crappy it may be and for those hard times i save my mac

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Joined: Sep 2009

I am using Window Vista.

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Joined: Aug 2009

I am using Windows XP Service Pack 2 both at work and even at home and it is great. I like the ease of use and I am going to stick to it.

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Joined: Sep 2009

same old XP Sticking out tongue

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Joined: Jun 2009

windows XP.. previously Windows 2000

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Joined: Dec 2009

Windows XP on my desktop and Ubuntu on a notebook

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Joined: Jan 2010

HI all good topic
Windows XP and Windows Vista is running in my computer.
with core dou 2

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I AM USING WINDOWS XP SERVICE PACK 3,INTEL P4 PROCESSOR,D101 GGC BOARD WITH NVIDEA GEFORCE XFX 6300 SERIES AND 512 MB RAM

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I use....XP Pro, windows 7, windows server, enteprise 2008, red hat linux....all in my house lmao

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I have Window Vista.
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Joined: Jan 2010

I have recently switched to Windows 7. I love it!

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Joined: Mar 2010

windows xp.. Smiling

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Joined: Mar 2010

Currently, I have two computers. So in one computer I am using Window 7 and in second computer, Windows XP. Both operating system are great but according to me, Windows XP is more user friendly than Windows 7.

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windows xp home, i like it

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Joined: Mar 2010

vista32 (just because it was pre installed on my laptop)

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Joined: Mar 2010

Vista for PC and Win7 for laptop.

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Im using Win7 on my PC and linux on my old laptop just for fun Smiling

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Joined: May 2010

I am still using XP, I have no real reason so far to move on from that, I have been known to use some Linux platform's depending on the task in hand.

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Joined: Jul 2010

I "tri-boot" xp,vista and 7
however non of this mattes becuse 99% of the time im RCD in to the works server and working on a RC2 2008 server

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Joined: Mar 2010

Windows XP!!! EVERYWHERE.... Smiling Office , home..

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Joined: Apr 2010

window vista ,previously Windows 2000

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Joined: Sep 2010

For me i think windows XP has work excellent but as if i think about windows 7 it is more power full more security more applicable and more helpful because it is the latest one.

Thank you,

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Joined: Oct 2010

Well, in my personal computer I'm using Windows XP as I find it very user friendly and fast. It's been my OS for almost 5 years now and never had any problem provided that you will just update some software when using internet. As with my laptop I am using Windows 7 but these days I find it very slow compare to XP so I'm planning to change it to XP because I cannot take the slow each time.

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windows 7 it is awesome man. it is light as xp and having feature like vista so i like this os very much.

i think xp is good os but it was on its time. its security is nor so good. according todays need i think it is time to choose os like windows 7.

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Joined: Nov 2010

I am using below operating systems,
At home Suse Linux
At office Mac OS 10.3.9
In laptop I use Ubuntu Breezy Linux.

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Have been using Windows 7 (64-bit) on all computers on my home and workstation.

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I had win windows vista and windows seven on my pcs. I got rid of windows vista because its slow and buggy. Then I went back to windows xp. Because most of the games I play works on windows xp.
I have windows seven in my office pc. I dont like it though, maybe because I am used to windows xp.

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Joined: Dec 2010

Well, I am using Linux on my desktop and Windows 7 on my Laptop. I really like both of them too much and the thing is that I am that much familiar with it. I like its all of the services that much.

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XP and OpenSuse

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Joined: Aug 2010

I have one laptop and one desktop.On my desktop I have windows xp and on my laptop I have windows 7.Both are working very good.Some time back I loaded window vista on my LCD but after some time I had problem with that so changed vista and loaded XP.Now every thing is fine.

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As per my opinion I am using windows XP for my personal use. I really like to use it. It is user friendly interface as well as easy to finding the problem and getting solution for me. I really like to use it. This is nice operating system.

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windows XP SP 3

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I have been using in 7 ...it has lots of features and very user friendly..

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Joined: Feb 2011

just shifted from windows service pack 3 to windows7. just love the themes of it. and another thing is windows media player 12. its really cool.

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Joined: Mar 2011

I am using Windows 7 and it was new and nice operating system then any previous one OS but windows gives new OS whose named is the windows 8. It was advanced version of windows 7 I want to jump over it but yet I did not source of it so when I get I will switch on it.

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I love Linux Ubuntu because I spend my most of time on net and In Ubuntu Speed Comes very good. I enjoy much more in Ubuntu and it's my first choice ever.

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Windows 7. The best out there right now.

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I'm using Windows 7. it is fast

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I would also use back to Windows XP. I think Windows XP is more easy to use. And most time it is fast for game.
Windows 7 is my second choice

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I'm using windows XP with service pack 3 dual boot with windows 7..

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I always use windows 7 operating system comfortably into the house.

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Joined: May 2011

I am using Mac with my Desktop and Windows with my Laptop. I love both but Windows is cool.

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Joined: May 2011

Currently i am using Windows 7.

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I addicted to windows operating system. When i start learning about computer this was first operating system which was easily available and second no need to have license. Now days i am using windows 7 which is very good and very stable....

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Joined: Sep 2010

i am using microsoft window 7 at home and window xp at work. According to me window 7 provides better features like speed, appearance and many more as compare to window xp

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Joined: Jun 2011

Both at home and at the office, windows 7.

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PC1: Windows 7
PC2: Ubuntu
PC3: Dual Boot XP and Vista

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Joined: Jul 2011

Many more things !
Have got Windows 7 in laptop,
Got Fedora and Windows 7 in Desktop[Dual Boot]
Got Cent OS in server (Work)

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i am using window 7 and window xp both
i am having dual mode os system setuped
using window 7 for working on internet and window xp for playing backlinks

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I use windows XP or

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I use Windows 7. Windows 7 to do a lot of user-friendly design, such as fast to maximize the window half-screen display, skip list, system failure quick fixes, these new features make Windows 7 to be the most easy to use Windows.

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I am using Window 7 from the its launching time continuously..i like it for its features and user friendly environment..and in that operating platform no need to install drivers of different feature according..

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Joined: Aug 2011

I am also using Windows. I am using Widows 7 right now. But I am waiting for Windows8

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Joined: Jan 2011

I use windows 7

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Vista and the Desktop and Laptop. Was equipped with both. I would not have bought otherwise. No complaints as such - I do not think I would have spent just to upgrade it.

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Hi
I am working on both windows xp and windows 7. I use windows xp in my office but i installed windows 7 in my laptop because it is faster than windows xp and vista, better security features, user friendly nature, good graphics and there is no need to install the driver in windows 7.

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Hi friends
I am also using windows 7 due to its user friendly nature. It also provides more features than other operating system. Windows 7 has good graphics and high speed and inbuilt driver like sound driver,VGA driver etc.

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Joined: Dec 2011

I use windows XP at office and 7 at home . Tried ubuntu but didn't got it Sad

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I am currently using window 7. I think that it is best .

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I have 2 PC and using Windows XP and Windows Chrome at the moment.

Thanks

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i have windows XP

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i am using window's 7 it is best

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Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit running on Intel DG41TY, Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz with 2GB Crossair RAM.

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i am using windows 7 ....

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I am using windows xp.

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I am using Windows 7 for both my desktop and notebook. It works best for me than other OS nowadays.

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i use Windows 7, it realy cool

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Windows XP for my laptop...

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i am using window 7.

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I am using windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04.

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I,m having windows 8....

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I am currently using window 7.

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windows 7.....good...........

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I'm using Windows 7 at home, and windows xp at office

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I am using windows 7 home at home and for business.

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I'm using Windows 7 at home and job, It's a very good operating system.

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Windows 7 and Vista. For some strange reasons some games did not go with Win7 and had to use Vista for my main...

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i would always go with windows XP and windows 7 the most reliable OS.

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Windows XP...I have been using it a long time and find it reliable.

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Window 7 ultimate version best works for me, i think the best os i ever used as a professional programmer.

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debian experimental Smiling

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I've tried many at home, namely all version of windows (from Windows 98 till the latest Windows Cool, fedora and Ubuntu. Right now I've Windows 7 Pro in my laptop.

And in Office, I also have Windows 7 in my machine.

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In office, we've Windows 7 installed on our systems.

While at home, I've recently installed Windows 8 (dual boot with Windows 7) on my laptop. I've kept windows 7 as well, that in case I do not like Windows 8, I can simply remove it from my system. But honestly speaking, I did like Windows 8 to some extent. Like for example the new start screen with Tiles UI looks quite good. Then I found some great apps in Windows 8 as well. Still there are few apps available in it, but if windows 8 can have more apps (like there are in iPhone and Android), it can be really good.

But then we see the lack of start button might not be everyone's like. Some have criticized it as well. So my opinion about windows 8 is quite mixed. It is good in some ways but might bring criticism in some other ways.

Lack of desktop gadgets was also an issue I found with windows 8.

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Currently I am using windows 7 at home and office also. before windows 7 at home i was using windows 8 that was very good and ease to use.

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Windows XP at office and Windows 7 at home.

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I am using windows 7 from last 7 months and feels good.

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Am using windows xp service pack 3

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I am using windows OS for my home and Linux and windows for Office.

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Proudly opensuse user Smiling

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I am using Windows 7 since last 4 years and did not face any problems.

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We use a free OS - Ubuntu 12.04 in our school while Windows 7 Professional in work and at home. Schools prefer Linux environment. Their features are good and easy to navigate

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At work I'm using Ubuntu and Windows 7 32bit, at home - Win7 x64.

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WINDOWS 7 & windows 8 BOTH ARE GOOD TRY THEM

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I am using Windows 7. I have no complain so far, its skills is fast and secure.

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I'm using windows 7 professional. Its good. many OS are good. if you want to use different OS in your computer, you can use virtual machines to have it. Its just the same process of installing OS.

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I am using Windows XP service pack 3 .It is good and stable os for editing

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I am using Windows 8 on my PC, and xUbuntu on my Netbook

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Windows 8.

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I am using windows-8.

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Hi,

Currently i am using Windows 7.
and also works on Windows 8 at home.

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I am using Windows 8 at the moment, switching to Windows 10 in the next few days Smiling

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I am using windows 8

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I was upgraded to windows 10 recently

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I have upgraded to Windows 10 now and its really awesome.

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I am usine ubuntu (Linux) in my office. It is awesome OS to use.

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I use.. windows 7, windows server, enteprise 2008, red hat linux....all in my house lmao

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Joined: Apr 2016

Mine is windows 10 and I did not have any problems so far.

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Joined: Aug 2016

No matter, I use Windows 10

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i using window 10. i think it's fastest window version Smiling

in server, i use centos 6 for manage file and services.

But i'm not good at centos, i'm good at window only

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Work: Safari and Windows 7
Home: Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Ubuntu (used to be the latest and greatest, now less so since Win 10 doesn't like dual boots)

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Now on all laptops, tablets and computers at my house is Windows 10. As long as there is no censure.

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XP at work, XP at home.

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