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Old 12-12-2009, 07:18 AM
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I just installed windows 7 since i could get it for $30. it is amazing. it runs much more smoothly than xp, and i can get to my old files that didn't want to be erased and have freed up 15 GB already of old games on xp. i highly recommend 7 to anyone looking to upgrade, also run Google chrome as the browser. its better than firefox imo. the two together are great.
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:52 AM
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so is my snow leopard cost me a arm and a leg :/ 1,600 for a computer :/ but i love the thing to DEATH!! never froze never backed up. just a smooth operating system. i heard windows 7 is the tits now. so its about time they made a better one then vista. hated mine old computer never go back.
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:35 AM
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How hard is it to install a new operating system?
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:41 AM
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incredibly easy. if you have xp, you cant just upgrade. it will save all of your files into a folder called windows.old, lol. and then install the OS. all i had to do is type in the product key and it did the rest. took 3 hours to download, then 1 hour to install. very easy process
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:42 AM
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if you do have xp, it would be smart to back up all files onto an external harddrive. then you can just delete the windows.old file, i didnt, so its taking up 35 GB right now on my harddrive, ill get those moved later
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Old 12-12-2009, 02:00 PM
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How did you get windows 7 for $ 30.oo ???? I am very interested.....
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Old 12-12-2009, 03:22 PM
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student discount... it requires a student email address. lol.
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:16 PM
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i got the student discount also. with it it came out to $1,600 then i got a so call free ipod touch. mail-in rebate. so it really came out to $1,400. don't regret buying it one bit. just put a hold on my truck a little lol
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:25 PM
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idk windows keeps letting me down, I might give it some time to find out whats wrong with it
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:03 PM
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windows seven FTW and stl if ur going from xp i can help you out...
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Old 12-13-2009, 01:39 AM
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How hard is it to install a new operating system?
Very easy. The part that can become difficult is restoring your old data and settings.

If you only use basic programs and save all your files in the my documents folder than it should be real easy, if you're like me and have a variety of various programs and program settings, as well as general files stored all over the hard drive then it becomes a little more time consuming.
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Old 12-13-2009, 05:07 AM
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And def backup your data to an external source, just to be safe. The upgrade should go smoothly, but you never know.
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