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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

So let's all go buy new mother boards or computers!

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

In article <FfWjC.145$RN1.38@novprvlin0914.provo.novell.com>, Kgroneman
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> So let's all go buy new mother boards or computers!


If only it was that easy. It will take a while for there to be new
systems to have the fixes in them, all assuming they are the final
fixes.

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

kgroneman wrote:

> So let's all go buy new mother boards or computers!


If you're still using Windows 7, be aware it doesn't run on the latest
generations of Intel processors. (Gen 7 & 8, I believe)

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

Hey Kevin Boyle:

>If you're still using Windows 7, be aware it doesn't run on the latest
>generations of Intel processors. (Gen 7 & 8, I believe)


I have a laptop with Win7 on an i7 processor. Why wouldn't it run if it's 64
bit?

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Kim - 2/26/2018 7:48:47 AM
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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

In article <i8VkC.185$RN1.29@novprvlin0914.provo.novell.com>, Kgroneman wrote:
> I have a laptop with Win7 on an i7 processor. Why wouldn't it run if it's 64
> bit?


That 64 isn't necessarily the same as the new 64

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-7-wont-work-intels-current-next-gen-cpus/

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Hey Andy Konecny:

>That 64 isn't necessarily the same as the new 64


"in spite of the fact that these versions of Windows run quite happily on
Skylake processors, Microsoft is discontinuing support for these versions of
Windows on Skylake "

Well I'll be a monkey's uncle. That makes sense. It's not really the
architecture's fault, it's MS not wanting to support it. Not a bad call. One
of these day's my work laptop won't be Win7 then. LOL! I really don't mind
Win7. It works great. I have 10 on my other machines though and like it too.

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

kgroneman wrote:

> it's MS not wanting to support it.


Yes!

I have a customer with ~30 users all using Windows 7. The computers are
in good shape but are about four years old. When they have to add a new
computer I have two choices:
- Current technology with Windows 10 Pro
- Old technology with Windows 7 Pro.

Neither choices are all that appealing. It's a small comfort knowing
I'm not alone in this situation.

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

Win 10 is such a bloated stinkin' pile of ****

I've actually recently built an Acer Aspire with Windows 7 so I can do some stuff....otherwise I tend to stick with openSUSE, even at work....

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On Mon 26 Feb 2018 10:26:04 PM CST, ScorpionSting wrote:

Win 10 is such a bloated stinkin' pile of ****

I've actually recently built an Acer Aspire with Windows 7 so I can do
some stuff....otherwise I tend to stick with openSUSE, even at work....




Hi
I concur, just rebuilt a Dell 10" Inspiron from scratch and of course
windows want to upgrade to the latest version, system has a 32GB eMMC
after the update, just with all the WinX carp.... 12GB left for the
user... crazy! I see my HP is complaining that it wants to update but
the 3GB of free space isn't enough (a 32GB eMMC)... time to wipe it
off... and stick with the SSD and SLED 15....

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Re: Are you ready to have your computer slowed by 5 to 30%?

Remember Clippy?

Everyone thought that Microsoft dulled him down.....all they did was rename him to Cortana. :rolleyes:

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In article <ScorpionSting.8dddu0@no-mx.forums.microfocus.com>,
ScorpionSting wrote:
> Remember Clippy?
>
> Everyone thought that Microsoft dulled him down.....all they did was
> rename him to Cortana. :rolleyes:


don't forget the eye liner, thats the part that really throws people
off thinking she is new.


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Pink eye liner with a tub of mascara... Classy 😉

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