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The best thing MS could do is create a "no bullsh*t" os for people like me. I don't care about all the bells and whistles, all the desktop and taskbar gimmicks.

Just give me a simple fast efficient OS that will run third party applications reliably.

Or I could just get a mac.

I got a cousin who does work like you and he uses a mac and says it's perfect for his kind of work.

Says vista would just slow him down.

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Good, guess I'll be dual-booting 7 and Ubuntu soon.

What distro of Ubuntu do you run?

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Never used it, not once. We have XP on all our office systems and it works great. I also never used Windows 98, ME or 2000. I went from 95 to NT to XP.

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Got XP at work and they keep telling us we are going to Vista but haven't done it yet. Have Vista at home and have no problem downloading porn.

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What distro of Ubuntu do you run?

10.04. Haven't installed it yet, but need to for some work software. Think there's a newer version but that build gets cranky with a few programs I need.

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Crap. This thread prompted me to check out any new news on Win 7 and I just read that the release is January 2010. I thought for sure they said this fall not too long ago. I've got 3 company computers on XP that really need replacing and I am not sure they will make it.

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Crap. This thread prompted me to check out any new news on Win 7 and I just read that the release is January 2010. I thought for sure they said this fall not too long ago. I've got 3 company computers on XP that really need replacing and I am not sure they will make it.

Dell still sells them with the Vista "downgrade" to XP... which is how we still buy them.

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The best thing MS could do is create a "no bullsh*t" os for people like me. I don't care about all the bells and whistles, all the desktop and taskbar gimmicks.

Just give me a simple fast efficient OS that will run third party applications reliably.

Or I could just get a mac.

I figured you for a Linux guy

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