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Should I? Shoudn't I? (Windows 7 Beta)

Should I Upgrade from Vista to Windows 7

  • Yes

    Votes: 19 86.4%
  • No

    Votes: 3 13.6%

  • Total voters
    22

Jesterarts

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I have windows 7 beta on my portable HHD and I'm toying with the idea of installing it.

Anyone use it? Should I install it?
 

Tom_1569

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Im using it.... I first installed it on a spare 20gb drive to try, on the week of release. Just yesterday I installed it on a 160gb because I got sick of not having room, i havent used my XP or Vista drive since installing Windows 7, its just awesome.

BUT Im pretty sure you can only use it until Septermbar sometime, and then it locks itself, so you need to think about that.
 

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Actually RC1 is usable until June 2010. Over the weekend I'll probably have a bit of a play around with it in a VM.
 

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Can you not just dual boot it?
 

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i heard that as soon as they release W7 they (Micro$oft) are dropping all support for XP. It's a shame..... i like XP
 

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Can't see why not. If someone wants to give it ago, i say go for it. I' am going to download RC1 tonight when i go to bed and will install tomorrow. Yeah RC1 is available unitl June 2010 Beta 1 expires on 2/7/2009.
 

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Actually RC1 is usable until June 2010. Over the weekend I'll probably have a bit of a play around with it in a VM.
Man i tried to get it going in VMware without luck.
 

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... What is VMware...?

Ok... I'm going to bite the bullet this weekend... and install it... I've been told that I can expect everything to run better... which is good enough for me.
 

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... What is VMware...?

Ok... I'm going to bite the bullet this weekend... and install it... I've been told that I can expect everything to run better... which is good enough for me.
VMware is a program to run virtual operating systems. For example I use to run VMware on my XP Pro drive, within the VMware I had 2 Virtual 2003 server operating systems, and one XP Pro Operating system(Client). All on one computer, but could run them together, without affecting my original XP Pro which I still used to do all my daily tasks, its essentially an operating system within an operating system..... Have I confused you? lol

Good thing about installing Win 7 is it only takes about 25 minutes and its all done :)
 
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