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Re: Why 2K?
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2009, 07:56:39 PM »
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Re: Why 2K?
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2009, 09:05:22 PM »
Win IV: Operating Systems can't be built in a day.

But we tried anywa...

Windows has Encountered an error and has shut down to prevent damage to your computer....
I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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    Re: Why 2K?
    « Reply #17 on: August 17, 2009, 09:11:19 PM »
    Maybe you were tryin the roman numerals too!
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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #18 on: September 12, 2009, 08:24:47 PM »
      They should have just started with Windows 1, and named each suceeding O.S. 2,3,4, etc. Why they have to jump around is beyond me-Windows 95, 98, 98SE, ME,
      2000, XP Home, XP Pro, ad nauseum.  Why not just 1,2,3 etc.? (Answer: It would be too easy!).
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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #19 on: September 16, 2009, 09:30:44 AM »
      Absolutely...
      It's got my vote...
      Got my vote too.

      They should have just started with Windows 1, and named each suceeding O.S. 2,3,4, etc. Why they have to jump around is beyond me-Windows 95, 98, 98SE, ME,
      2000, XP Home, XP Pro, ad nauseum.  Why not just 1,2,3 etc.? (Answer: It would be too easy!).
      Because that is a little boring also, don't you think? I much prefer the name Vista instead of Windows 6.


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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #20 on: September 16, 2009, 06:09:07 PM »
      They should have just started with Windows 1, and named each suceeding O.S. 2,3,4, etc. Why they have to jump around is beyond me-Windows 95, 98, 98SE, ME,
      2000, XP Home, XP Pro, ad nauseum.  Why not just 1,2,3 etc.? (Answer: It would be too easy!).
      It did start that way.
      Windows 1.0
      Windows 2.0
      Windows 3.0
      Windows 3.1 (for home)
      Windows NT 3.1 (for office)
      Windows 95 (for home), here's where it gets off-track
      Windows NT 4.0 (for office)
      Windows 98 (for home)
      Windows 2000 (for office), some call it Windows NT 5.0
      Windows Millenium, (for home)
      Windows XP-Home
      Windows XP-Professional, some call it Windows NT 5.1
      Windows Vista, some call it Windows NT 6.0
      Windows 7, see...back on track again


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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #21 on: September 17, 2009, 02:42:40 PM »
      True.

      And to add to that:
      - Windows XP Home is also NT 5.1
      - and Windows 7 is 6.1

      You can notice by this that XP and 2000 have a very similar core and Vista and 7 have a very similar core. Most Windows 2000 drivers will work on XP (example: I have a printer with Windows 2000 drivers but not XP drivers so I always install the 2K drivers on XP Pro and it works perfectly) also proving this.

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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #22 on: September 17, 2009, 03:06:11 PM »
      I'll take that for a 'yes'  ;)
      Maybe she likes it because Whne you sa it fast...
      It sounds like Win Iv !



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      Re: Why 2K?
      « Reply #23 on: September 17, 2009, 07:40:36 PM »
      they ALL have versions numbers... the marketing names are different.

      I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.