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Old 06-22-2014, 04:46 PM   #2056
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It doesn't matter how many linux vs windows threads are created. Linux will always come on top here because this is a linux dedicated forum. The same could be said for windows and mac as well if you go to a dedicated forum for them.

Personally, I don't need a linux vs windows thread to convince me to use linux. I know the pros and cons of each and frankly for me, linux outweighs windows by a landslide.

BTW, welcome to LQ.
Not necessarily..
 
Old 06-22-2014, 08:31 PM   #2057
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unSpawn hardy har
 
Old 06-23-2014, 09:12 AM   #2058
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Y'know, it all comes down to this ... "shiny things are fun!"

Peace.
 
Old 07-11-2014, 05:59 PM   #2059
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Techtalk podcast on microsoft's plans to be a mobile first cloud first company.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV99xTbmfQA

Just my opinion, but MS already try the mobile market and their devices didn't make any big impacts on the mobile market share. MS is trying to win the battle but Google and Apple already won the war.
 
Old 08-06-2014, 05:08 PM   #2060
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Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, ME, 98 are crap.

Windows XP, 95, 2000 are ok, but they really ruined XP by miles.
 
Old 08-06-2014, 05:11 PM   #2061
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Exclamation

Debian, more than just a "fanboy!!!"

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Old 08-06-2014, 05:11 PM   #2062
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Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, ME, 98 are crap.

Windows XP, 95, 2000 are ok, but they really ruined XP by miles.
7 and even Vista really are not terrible IF you have the hardware to run them
W2k is quite underrated

Windows 8 is complete and udder garbage. Worst UI screwup
 
Old 08-06-2014, 05:27 PM   #2063
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Define "not terrible?" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/quora/...88381481237582
 
Old 08-06-2014, 05:41 PM   #2064
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7 and even Vista really are not terrible IF you have the hardware to run them
W2k is quite underrated

Windows 8 is complete and udder garbage. Worst UI screwup
7 and vista is still, bloated and not a huge improvement from XP.
W2k is a rather stable Windows operating system, my takeaway shop has a computer that runs 2000, and it never crash...
I agree with you, Windows 8's UI is more for tablet and really Microsoft really sucked on this one. There is also graphic driver and bugs problems as well as updates being crap.
 
Old 08-14-2014, 11:00 AM   #2065
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Hey, this is an okay thread, for all of its over-two-thousand entries ... because, "shiny things are fun!"
 
Old 08-18-2014, 01:48 PM   #2066
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The Windows Store is a Cesspool of Scams — Why Doesn’t Microsoft Care?

I remembered when microsoft said the google store was infected with malware.

Well, ain't that the pot calling the kettle black

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Old 08-19-2014, 12:09 PM   #2067
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Read the article. Wow! wouldn't have guessed that it could be that bad. Glad I'm running linux.
 
Old 08-19-2014, 01:23 PM   #2068
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Good lesson to learn (especially if running Windows!)
My mother got hit by Cryptowall which is particularly nasty ransomware
Lost everything. That is exactly why you need to back things up
 
Old 08-19-2014, 01:37 PM   #2069
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7 and vista is still, bloated and not a huge improvement from XP.
W2k is a rather stable Windows operating system, my takeaway shop has a computer that runs 2000, and it never crash...
I agree with you, Windows 8's UI is more for tablet and really Microsoft really sucked on this one. There is also graphic driver and bugs problems as well as updates being crap.
I've said before, w2k was the best. XP they removed the support to be able to control swap %, it had IE so tangled into it that running as a non admin malware could still easily install. I had problems with USB, resume, etc. Things that worked in w2k for months would just stop working at random in xp
I guess the only good thing about XP was it drove me to Linux.
 
Old 08-19-2014, 02:43 PM   #2070
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Read the article. Wow! wouldn't have guessed that it could be that bad. Glad I'm running linux.
Perhaps the people at microsoft will one day care and see the danger of these types of apps and stop approving almost everything for the sake of quantity.

The google store had a similar dilemma, more so at the beginning. Today, they have limited the amount of malware in the store but a few get by.

Either way, before I install an app, I look at the ratings and reviews of the apps.

Second, I never install counterfeit apps.
 
  


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