Micro$haft is $hafting W7-users, AGAIN

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Micro$haft is $hafting W7-users, AGAIN

#1 Post by RealBlackStuff » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:48 am

Why does Micro$haft make life so difficult?
Can't those Redmonders behave?
At least until 2020?

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-up ... ws-7-users

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Re: Micro$haft is $hafting W7-users, AGAIN

#2 Post by Puppy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm

It is already fixed
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#3 Post by kfzhu1229 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:27 pm

Be with it. Apple doesn't even support any of their OS for more than 2 years for the past 10 years and forces you to use High Sierra in multiple ways.
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Re: Micro$haft is $hafting W7-users, AGAIN

#4 Post by shawross » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:44 pm

Yes true to form MS will try to make Window 7 as problematic as they can leading to EOL. Post 2020 deciding which Linux distro to navigate to will be the main objective.
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#5 Post by Cigarguy » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:30 pm

Had the exact problem last week with an old Dell 820. Got tired of waiting. Spent 30 minutes and loaded Linux Mint 18.3. Never looking back. I love Windows 7 but Linux these days is doing it for me.

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#6 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:43 pm

I'll be holding on to W7 as long as I can. I use too many Windows only programs that just can't be emulated in Wine. Windows 10 won't fly with me, and that start menu that belongs to Windows ME!

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Re: Micro$haft is $hafting W7-users, AGAIN

#7 Post by cfds » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:10 pm

Solution in this topic post 5
viewtopic.php?f=57&t=124941
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