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Win10-Hater last won the day on January 18 2021

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  1. Hello all. I'm sorry for the long period of inactivity. I've moved back to Windows Vista after temporarily shifting to Zorin Linux (I still love Linux, don't get me wrong, but I didn't get the homely feeling that Windows gave me on using it, so I shifted back to Windows). I've updated the guide.
  2. Hello folks, I use a VM of Windows Vista Business SP2 x64 (with no updates installed) on Zorin OS 16, my main OS. I earlier ran such a VM on my Windows Vista host OS, the virtualization application being VMware Workstation, but on the same hardware configuration, the performance of the VM under Linux is noticeably better than that of the VM under Windows. Any reasons why? I just wonder.
  3. See this discussion on forum.eclipse.cx on this topic: https://board.eclipse.cx/viewtopic.php?t=342
  4. The uploader of that video, Christopher Barnatt, had enabled fractional scaling on Zorin OS for the purpose of making things looking right on video, which is why the fonts became extra thick. Also, the default fonts can be changed. (The less you knew)
  5. You said that Linux doesn't click in for you, but I'd recommend you to give Zorin OS 16 Core/Pro a try. I have been using it as my main OS for 3 months now and it is quite faster than Windows, safe, easy to use, easy to customize as per your liking, does not disturb you, while still being compatible with most Windows apps and games. I use Office 2010, Adobe Audition 1.5, Adobe Flash CS6 Portable, Photoshop CS5 Full and Open Rails, all of which work near-perfectly. Check this video made by Christopher Barnatt from ExplainingComputers who reviews Zorin OS.
  6. Hello folks, I'm finally back on this forum after an 8-month or so-long absence. I am doing really well but a lot has happened since the last time I came online. Firstly, I have moved to Linux as my main OS from Windows Vista and 7. For all the Windows Vista and 7 fans here, I still love them, but Linux is now faster, safer, more convenient to use, while still being compatible with all my applications. Specifically, I have moved to Zorin Linux 16 Pro. Secondly, I have decided not to build a desktop computer and instead upgrade my laptop. I have also planned to buy another one. And lastly, my opinion about Windows 11 is that it is both better and worse than Windows 10 at the same time. The UI is a bit cleaner (but still not good on the eye) and it runs faster than Windows 10 (though dramatic performance increases are not seen) , but all the other issues with Windows 10 still remain, or are further exacerbated. That's all I wanted to say in this post. Bye for now!
  7. I'm feeling: Lazy (due to bad weather and rain in the afternoon, I don't think afternoons are meant to be rainy at all)
  8. If you count a completely fried 2007 HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop that I have lying around and a Sandy Bridge Pentium desktop which has been sent for repair and upgrades, a desktop and 4 laptops. I have bought some components for building another custom desktop PC already, but can't say when it will be built and ready to use, because COVID. EDIT: Thinking of buying a ThinkPad t61p/t500 also in the near future, to have as a retro laptop.
  9. And a few weeks later, you switch to Windoze 10 (HOME EDITION!) after saying that Vista always goes corrupt on your PC. I think your HDD may be bad. upgrade it to an SSD and put Vista on it and see the difference. Vista hates bad HDDs, whichever the brand. SSDs are becoming increasingly cheap nowadays, so why not upgrade?
  10. Welcome to this wonderful forum @SeedyTV and hello from India
  11. I do agree that Windows 10 is trash compared to anything else, (Dixel alias D Draker alias Win7-hater, I don't want you to argue with me, Windows 7 IS good, but not better than Vista)........... but, do we need another topic for this? I have already created not one, but TWO other topics related to this.
  12. Okay, I understand fully that you need Office 2013+, but not me. When my Office 2010 becomes completely obsolete (which is certainly not going to happen in the next 5 years), I will embrace LibreOffice and will never touch newer versions of MS Office. Who needs Movie Maker when there is Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc.etc.? It's too basic. OneDrive can be used in a web browser. Other than that, I agree, MS messed up Vista support for apps and made sure to frighten many legacy Windows users, but we at MSFN have not fallen prey to their intimidation techniques.
  13. I think you could do a little better than this. You can put 16 gigs of DDR2 RAM, a Core 2 Quad Extreme qx9300 or at least a C2Q q9000. Also, an SSD would really help.

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