View Poll Results: What OS do you use and which is best?

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  • I use Windows (XP, Vista, or 7, etc)

    37 86.05%
  • I use Mac (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, etc.)

    5 11.63%
  • I use Linux (Ubuntu, etc)

    7 16.28%
  • I use another OS

    2 4.65%
  • Windows OS are best

    10 23.26%
  • Mac OS are best

    5 11.63%
  • Linux OS are best

    7 16.28%
  • Other OS are best

    3 6.98%
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Thread: What OS do you use and which is best?

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    Re: What OS do you use and which is best?

    Currently running Vista 64-bit on my desktop and XP on my laptop, it works for me. Yes, I know Vista is a horrible resource hog, but I refuse to upgrade to any new M$ OS until at least SP1, it takes that long to get the bugs out.

    Whether or not it's the "best", who cares? I could certainly imagine ways that *ALL* operating systems could be better. It happens to do what I want it to do, better than any other OS I've tried, therefore I use it. When and if that changes, we'll talk.
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    Re: What OS do you use and which is best?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    I had the same install of xp from 2004 to 2009 and it ran fine and without a virus
    That's what YOU think!
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    Re: What OS do you use and which is best?

    I use Windows XP Pro. I have used various versions of Windows, including (if memory serves) 2000 Pro, 98, 95, ME. I used this computer running DOS for a while back.

    I have no experience with Mac or Linux OSs.

    Through work, I may have access on the user end of a I use Windows XP.

    I have no experience with Mac or Linux OSs.

    Through work, I may have experience on the user end of server running Linux, but I'm not sure.

    A friend who has some interest in Linux gave me a copy of a free Linux OS, but I have yet to try it.

    I have issues with my XP install. BSOD, random freezes, etc.

    However, as most of the games that interest me require it, I put up with the crap.

    I plan to purchase Win 7 at some point, once a few bugs are worked out.

    Edit: How do you like the entire history of my computer experiance? Interesting stuff, yes? You know you were interested, don't deny it.
    Last edited by The Mark; 03-16-10 at 07:26 PM.

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    Re: What OS do you use and which is best?

    I use XP on my Desktop and like it alot.
    This Old OS is Manhandled/SPED by an Intel Quad Core Processor and a year old Intel X-25 SSD.

    Whatever OS you use, get an SSD rather than a conventional Hard Drive/HDD.
    It's like Jumping 3 years into the future.

    My computer is 2 years old but could not be significantly faster.
    Aided as well by a 5mb Cable connection.

    I have two portables with Vista Biz (Dell e4200 12", and Fujitsu S6510 14") and they're both pretty quick for notebooks but not as fast as the Desktop.
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