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What is your oldest version you are runing on a computer?

vista
4 (10.5%)
xp
18 (47.4%)
me or 2000
5 (13.2%)
98
5 (13.2%)
95 or below
6 (15.8%)

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Voting closed: May 06, 2009, 10:58:36 AM

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    How old is your Windows
    « on: April 06, 2009, 10:58:36 AM »
    Just wondering if 95 or 98 is still in use? In this poll I don't mean that computer that has sat in the basement for 5 years to count it has to be used ad least once a month. I be the first to spill i still run 95 on a laptop.  :)
    1 day I will get a faster computer.

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      Re: How old is your Windows
      « Reply #1 on: April 06, 2009, 11:29:29 AM »
      Staying with good ol', stable Win 2K! 8)

      Until Win 7 comes out, and see how it does.
      If you dont know DOS, you dont know Windows...

      Thats why Bill Gates created the Windows NT Family.

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        Re: How old is your Windows
        « Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009, 12:06:40 PM »
        I do for the most part, I have programs that are old enough that I need it to be there.  I am tring to fix a few of the issues but I am using it on ME....
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        Re: How old is your Windows
        « Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009, 06:45:46 PM »
        Still running 98 on virtual partition..

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        Re: How old is your Windows
        « Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009, 07:22:00 PM »
        I have- a PC-DOS 7 laptop with windows 3.1 that I usually fire up at least once a month for one reason or another.

        Seems to be having issues now, though.

        My other laptop isn't fired up near as often- (although around a year and a half ago I used it almost all the time), it has windows 98SE, 144MB of RAM and a 133Mhz Pentium.

        the LCD is the crappy passive matrix kind.  works for the most part, hasn't been able to read my burned CDs for the last while, but I believe it's an issue with the brands...


        maybe the poll should use checkboxes?
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          Re: How old is your Windows
          « Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009, 07:27:32 PM »
          I had tried vista for a week or two, but it destroyed my new computer, but when I went back to xp, everything worked just fine again!
          Hinkle Finkle Dinkle Doo.  AMEN!! 


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          Re: How old is your Windows
          « Reply #6 on: April 06, 2009, 07:43:28 PM »
          I still have Toshiba desktop with 98 on it, and Compaq with Win2K. Both in working condition, but in the closet, since I find using virtual Windows much more handy to use, if I need some reference.

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          This is a bull....LOL...nothing wrong with Vista :)
          BTW, we're talking about OLD OSes here...hehehehe

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          Re: How old is your Windows
          « Reply #7 on: April 06, 2009, 07:50:37 PM »
          I agree, in fact with my laptop it's quite the opposite- neither XP install allows suspend mode to recover- and the 2Ghz Processors stay at 16mhz or some other ridiculously low value.

          Works 100% fine in vista though.
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            Re: How old is your Windows
            « Reply #8 on: April 06, 2009, 09:09:16 PM »
            "Still running 98 on virtual partition.."
            I guess that counts.
            1 day I will get a faster computer.

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            Re: How old is your Windows
            « Reply #9 on: April 06, 2009, 09:17:12 PM »
            I've got Windows 2000 on my crappy old Dell. I use it every few weeks.

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            Re: How old is your Windows
            « Reply #10 on: April 07, 2009, 03:58:42 AM »

            Have got Win 98 on another computer.
            11 cheers for binary !

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              Re: How old is your Windows
              « Reply #11 on: April 07, 2009, 05:02:00 AM »
              Yep Win 98 on a computer I just built for someone else.

              I have a set of Original Install disks for Windows 98 on 3 1/2 floppy's ..... all 38 of them Hahahaha. :o :o
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              Re: How old is your Windows
              « Reply #12 on: April 07, 2009, 05:08:44 AM »
              I remember windows 95 came on 14 floppies, I think. I think you had to actually request floppies for windows 98, though.
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                Re: How old is your Windows
                « Reply #13 on: April 07, 2009, 07:00:13 AM »
                I've got Windows 2000 on my crappy old Dell. I use it every few weeks.

                Like this kind of crappy old dell?:

                Mine's still in good condition  ;)
                If you dont know DOS, you dont know Windows...

                Thats why Bill Gates created the Windows NT Family.

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                Re: How old is your Windows
                « Reply #14 on: April 07, 2009, 07:22:14 AM »
                Mine looks like a Laptop version of the above, Macdad.
                Dell Inspiron 4000