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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%)

Total Members Voted: 36

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

Author Topic: How old is your Windows  (Read 14436 times)

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squall_01



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    Re: How old is your Windows
    « Reply #15 on: April 07, 2009, 10:24:52 AM »
    Didnt read threw these but ummmm....  I want to change mine to dos and I mean solely dos and not cmd that you get in windows.
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    Re: How old is your Windows
    « Reply #16 on: April 07, 2009, 12:53:44 PM »
    I had a computer running NT 4 but recently broke it down again for spares.
    Currently nothing older than 8 years (XP) but when I get up and running properly I'll have a whole bunch of OSes on virtual machines.

    soybean



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    Re: How old is your Windows
    « Reply #17 on: April 07, 2009, 01:09:16 PM »
    Windows 98SE is still on my main computer under a dual boot configurtion with Win XP.

    patio

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    Re: How old is your Windows
    « Reply #18 on: April 07, 2009, 05:51:19 PM »
    My Windows were installed in 1967 and are still keeping the cold out...i've had to replace 3 panes of glass though because of the street baseball players lately...
    " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. "

    Dustinator

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      Re: How old is your Windows
      « Reply #19 on: April 07, 2009, 07:11:41 PM »
      I remember windows 95 came on 14 floppies, I think. I think you had to actually request floppies for windows 98, though.
      Where they 5 1/4 or 3 1/2. :)
      1 day I will get a faster computer.

      BC_Programmer


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      Re: How old is your Windows
      « Reply #20 on: April 07, 2009, 08:14:04 PM »
      3-1/2, the last version of windows to even optionally come on 5-1/4 disks was windows 3.0.
      I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

      ImnoGuru



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        Re: How old is your Windows
        « Reply #21 on: April 08, 2009, 01:01:05 AM »
        I do remember BC_Programmer that I sent away for them, just as a precaution at the time.
        Nice to have a spare spare Mr Pebbles!!!!
        It takes 15 years to become an overnight success & Windows 10 will add another 10 years to it.

        squall_01



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          Re: How old is your Windows
          « Reply #22 on: April 08, 2009, 09:50:52 AM »
          This is good if my os teacher has a small drive.  My dad is looking for a copy of windows 3.1 down were he works and I am going to get it.  ;D
          Windows 7 RC Tester.  Working on it.  Your monitor says etchasketch on the side!

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          macdad-



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            Re: How old is your Windows
            « Reply #23 on: April 08, 2009, 12:57:54 PM »
            Mine looks like a Laptop version of the above, Macdad.
            Dell Inspiron 4000

            Oh...yea those suck  :P
            If you dont know DOS, you dont know Windows...

            Thats why Bill Gates created the Windows NT Family.

            squall_01



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              Re: How old is your Windows
              « Reply #24 on: April 08, 2009, 01:03:59 PM »
              there not the greatest but I agree with you
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              If I fall who is there to pick me up now.  I stand alone but I stand as the gaurdian for whom I wish to protect.  The sound of my blade utters my name as you fall.  For I shall not move.  For those that forsake the very people are wosres

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                Re: How old is your Windows
                « Reply #25 on: April 09, 2009, 11:18:40 PM »
                I'm using xp home on my everyday desktop and laptop.

                I only recently got rid of an old P133 with 2GB HDD and 64 MB RAM that was running Win 98SE. It was the kid's beater computer, not connected to the net but it ran fine for older games.

                I still have my Win 3.1 floppies because the 98SE CD was upgrade so I had to have an older version. I have to keep the 98 CD for the same reason-my XP is upgrade version. 

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                  Re: How old is your Windows
                  « Reply #26 on: April 11, 2009, 08:25:01 AM »
                  Dont you hate that.. :'( :'( :'(
                  Microsoft with their upgrade only CD's... I had the same thing with Office a while back.
                  You have to have one feature of office on the drive to upgrade to the next level.
                  I have a CD of WORKS, that I load then do the upgrades. >:D
                  It takes 15 years to become an overnight success & Windows 10 will add another 10 years to it.

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                    Re: How old is your Windows
                    « Reply #27 on: April 11, 2009, 07:10:25 PM »
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                    my crappy old Dell

                    Oh boy!  Get computeruler in here! 
                    He made up the name "Crappy Dell"

                    COPYRIGHTED!!!!!

                    hes gunna laugh....



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                    squall_01



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                      Re: How old is your Windows
                      « Reply #28 on: April 11, 2009, 07:12:49 PM »
                      I attucally use that term alot some of the time, he is the olny one that used it here.
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                      If I fall who is there to pick me up now.  I stand alone but I stand as the gaurdian for whom I wish to protect.  The sound of my blade utters my name as you fall.  For I shall not move.  For those that forsake the very people are wosres

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                        Re: How old is your Windows
                        « Reply #29 on: April 11, 2009, 07:22:57 PM »
                        well, computeruler made it up 2 years ago.  Before either of us had a computer of our own....I had "The HP" and he had the "Crappy Dell"

                        Actually, when he first made it up, his mom thought he meant the bathroom.  However, a dell belongs in a bathroom.  Where people can pee on it all they want ;D ;D ;D ;D



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