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Discussion in 'PC Forum' started by SpocKirk, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. SpocKirk

    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    I've heard it's a big improvement over vista. Does anyone here actively use it?
     
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    I just built a computer and use Windows 7 Ultimate. I never really used Vista, so I can't really compare. I've been running it for a few weeks now and it appears to be stable, and I haven't had any compatibility issues (again, everything in this box is brand new).
     
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    So the computer has trouble waking up from sleep mode (apparently I heard this has been an issue since Vistas)...essentially, it'll wake up to the user screen, I click on the user and it goes into a blue wheel of death that just spins. Have to restart computer.

    Other than that, I haven't really had any issues.
     
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    Does it look cool, ie. a bunch of effects that bog down older computers?

    I heard that the window controls work well
     
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    Not really. In fact, it's minimum requirements are lower than Windows Vista. To me, it looks like a slicker, more modern version of XP with translucent window borders. But it's an expensive piece of software -- I built from scratch so I didn't qualify for the upgrade price, so for the 64 bit version of Windows 7 Ultimate is almost $300.
     

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