Windows 7 Anyone using it?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by joebryant, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Two days ago, I bought Anne a new laptop to replace the one that I'm using now with XP operating system. The new one that I bought had the new Windows 7 operating system; in fact, every computer in the store had Windows 7. This morning I took it out of the box and started it up. It's so different from anything I've ever used, but what I hated about it was that it wanted to do everything for me... its way... something akin to Norton, which I hate. Anyway, I took the computer back and got a refund.

    Is anyone on BYC using Windows 7?
    If so, what's your opinion of it? Did I rush to judgment about it?
     
  2. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    I've used it, because folks get it, hate it, mess up their computers then pay me to fix it [​IMG]
     
  3. 3rocksandme

    3rocksandme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had windows 7 since May and I still hate it. It's a work computer, so I don't have the option of changing but I would if I could.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Seems like to me when a new program is out there, people rush to buy it. I would wait awhile before buying it so the company can work the bugs out of it.
     
  5. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm using 7 but I'm no computer whiz. Just wondering what you all don't like about it?

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  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I don't get why the companies need to change the program, it should be good for ten to twenty years before needing a format change.
     
  7. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    according to my geek DS and his buddies, windows 7 "doesn't play well with all your other software". DS got the student version at college, and spent many cussing hours after that, then finally had to buy the whole version and who knows what else happened. After a year, I think he actually likes it. I use xp professional and such myself, but then I've got old frankenstein computers that DS and his buddies keep fixing for us.
     
  8. 3rocksandme

    3rocksandme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new computer has crashed twice since may. I had to get new hardware for most of my devices and extra programs I need to use. Sometimes the search works wonderfully, other times it pulls up nothing and I can't figure out why. I don't care for the default settings and they are a pain to change.
     
  9. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    I've had Windows 7 since Feb with no problems and I love it!!! If you like the operating systems on a MAC, then you'll like Win 7.
     
  10. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    I use 7 and like it just fine. Of course after Vista I think anything would be an improvement. [​IMG]
     

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