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Old 04-20-2009, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Old 04-21-2009, 06:31 AM
 
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From what I've seen of the W7 beta's it's going to be a good OS. Just for giggles I installed it on a spare hard drive I had on my HP nc6400 laptop, 1.8Ghz core duo, 1GB RAM, and it was faster than XP.
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Old 04-21-2009, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Looks like some of the newer computers will have touch screens. Sounds like it's suppose to be more intuitive for users, plus there are things you can do with your fingers, you can't do with a mouse. Larson-Green demonstrates.
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Old 04-21-2009, 02:51 PM
 
Location: Wicker Park, Chicago
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Actually, I'm VERY HAPPY with Vista 64 and 6GB of DDR3 10666 on my i7 920 Asus P6T Deluxe XFX Geofrce 260 Core 216 OC Black Edition computer with two 24" Gateway monitors!
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Old 04-21-2009, 09:57 PM
 
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Actually, I'm VERY HAPPY with Vista 64 and 6GB of DDR3 10666 on my i7 920 Asus P6T Deluxe XFX Geofrce 260 Core 216 OC Black Edition computer with two 24" Gateway monitors!
But have you learned that a RAID is not a substitute for backups?
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