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Old 07-23-2015, 03:05 AM   #91
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Originally Posted by ardvark71 View Post

I'm not sure yet, I'll probably just keep it after it has reached EOL, although I might see if I can upgrade to Windows 7, depending on if I feel the need and how cheaply I can pick up a copy on ebay, Lord willing.

I've kept it more because I like the look and feel and the ability to be able to do the things that requires Windows (including work related items) or only Windows has. I don't care for Windows 8 or UEFI at all (perhaps 10 will be better) but I know that down the road, I'll be needing a system that has the capability to run either of these two OS's.

Between Vista and 7, I like and dislike elements of both, so for me, I don't think one has any major advantage over the other.

I used to like Vista for its eyecandy, well only for that, nothing else. I haven't used MS Windows for a long time, not even for work. I looked into win7, win8, 8.1, though, for curiosity.

By the way, have you tried Monara isos? I did that only for fun, and for say nostalgia. If you try them, the cb-welcome is somewhat disabled in both. Its because, I find the welcome script is just a gimmick, for we all can use Synaptic, or apt-get. Or at least ask questions in LQ!

I am making another Debian 8 Openbox distro, at the moment only 32 bit. It would have helper GUI apps such as control center etc. It'd have some eyecandy.

Take care!
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Thanks aardvark, was just curious. We desperately ran away from Vista years ago because we couldn't handle the Windows rot. I don't know what I'll do about UEFI besides just turning it off in new hardware. It is such a wrong thing (if I don't leave that there I'll be typing for hours). But glad it works for you!
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What's wrong with UEFI?
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If you'd like to discuss Windows Vista or UEFI, please do so in a dedicated thread. Thanks.

Old 07-23-2015, 01:35 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
If you'd like to discuss Windows Vista or UEFI, please do so in a dedicated thread. Thanks.
Certainly! For this interested, please see here.

Old 11-18-2015, 08:35 AM   #96
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...and many more years!!
This calls for cake...
Not found, error 404. :-/


Anyway... I'm discovering this a bit late, but my compliments will not be dated after just one or a few days.

Happy 15 laps around the sun, LQ! Congratulations! Much more will come.


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