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I have a copy of the release candidate for Windows 7 through my MSDN account...

It's installed on my laptop and I must say... the interface upgrades are soooooooooooooo sweet and it's heck faster than Vista.

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1. Formatted hard drive into 3 partitions

2. Installed Windows 7 on partition 1

3. Installed Ubuntu 9 on partition 3 (partition 3 was partitioned again with a 3 gig swap and the rest in ext3, grub was installed on patition 3)

4. Downloaded EasyBCD and added Ubuntu to the Windows 7 bootloader

I must say though, in Vista swiping my finger on the biometric scanner took like 30 seconds to log me in. With Windows 7, it's almost instant.

My only issue is that I have to find a new anti-virus. SEP doesn't seem to want to install.

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nice.

Would suck to have that HDD fail though. Just had an HDD fail on me actually. lulz.

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Never had a failed drive. Maybe overheated, but even drives have safety switches too nowadays. Once someone makes an OS that will not wear out an SSD prematurely, I'll make the switch. Right now, they're just not worth the money.

My only issue is that I have to find a new anti-virus. SEP doesn't seem to want to install.

SEP MR4 works perfect. It slows the startup down a bit but it's still magnitudse better than Vista but not quite as fast as Server 2008.

Also, downgrading to Ubuntu 8.04, 9.04 doesn't like my docking station.

Also also, I can't login to the print server at school since Windows 7 doesn't let me login under any other domain than what my machine is on. Boo to that. This requires some additional playing around. I'll make this work.

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Hickups with my SD card reader. It was buggy before but this is the first time it's asking to be formatted. It's alright... didn't need the data on it anyway.

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Visual Studio is running as good as it can. Removed all components that aren't needed for C++ because that's all I'm really coding in right now and it's running okay. It loads almost instantly. Eclipse C++ doesn't like 7 yet. May'be I'll try again later.

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I'm a little creeped out at the moment.

I just installed windows 7 on another computer and it already has user information about MY laptop.

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Kinda sketchy on this after how bad vista was..

I still love XP

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Oh but DirectX 11... makes everything worth it.

I tried the XP hack for DX11 but it was too buggy for my taste.

It makes all the difference in the world when you're running flight sim.

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:no: And i doubt i will.

I still don't like vista, and i don't think i'll like windows 7. Gimme XP :)

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you will love 7.

7 is so much better than xp. i kid you not.

it is a completely different animal from vista.

people think operating systems are about the gui but this is wrong. windows 7 is the single most stable os i've ever used on a pc. that's saying a lot since i really love my linux based systems.

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:/ Iunno toobs

After this vista disaster i call my laptop, me and windows don't get along well.

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don't tell me you're running ubuntu. ubuntu is crap. the only thing worse than ubuntu is open solaris.

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I'll wait a few weeks to hear the general opinion of 'the people', but I do want it, if I can find a properly [email protected] version ofcourse :whistle:

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