[windows2000] Re: Windows 7?

  • From: Greg Reese <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 08:05:39 -0500

I ran the RC over the summer and really liked it.  Since I use a Mac most of
the time, everything seemed very familiar.

The RC was more stable for me that Vista has been.  I plan on loading it as
soon as I can on my work computer.


On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 6:12 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You can get it if you have technet plus also.   I'm running a copy on my
> work PC I am currenty on.  I have found no issues so far other than Trend
> does not have an updated client for the version we are using for antivirus
> so I had to go to AVG until they release it in September.
> I see no difference in performance from Vista and there is no compelling
> reason I can see to upgrade to it if you have vista already installed.   It
> is basically vista with a prettied up interface AFAICT.
> I cancelled my preorder I had at amazon for my home computer after about 3
> hours of playing with the RTM version.
> Just saying.
> Jim Kenzig
> Blog: http://www.techblink.com
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/kenzig
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:08 AM, Jim Walls <jim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Just wondering if anyone is trying Windows 7 yet - besides me?  Any
>> opinions?
>> I loaded the Release Candidate onto my kid's PC a few weeks ago, but did
>> not have time to even get things fully setup before the Release to
>> Manufacturing version came out.  I have downloaded that (all 2.3GB of it),
>> and burned it to a DVD, but will load it on the kid's PC this weekend.  The
>> highest priority for RC was to save data because my kid had killed the
>> computer so many times by killing power to it without a shutdown that I
>> could not even boot - did not even get far enough to try safe mode.  After
>> loading RC I was able to back all of his data up (3 times) to my server, and
>> I will do a low level format and clean install of the RTM version.
>> BTW, Since I'm someone will ask, you have to be a TechNet developer do
>> download Win7 (at least legitimately) - and yes, I am.  And no, I can't send
>> it to you...
>> --
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