Jump to content
MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. ×


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Days Won

  • Donations

  • Country


Everything posted by Win10-Hater

  1. 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)
  2. 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.
  3. 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?
  4. Welcome to this wonderful forum @SeedyTV and hello from India
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Looks quite cool, that wallpaper is so, so, beautiful too!
  9. Not again!!! I thought you liked Vista and you would stay on Vista , but you switched operating systems again!!
  10. @Vistapocalypse

    YES! The Vista ship is still afloat because of the renewed interest in Vista due to the invention of the extended kernel, and it will remain afloat for at least the next 5 years according to me.

    1. legacyfan


      yay! long live vista! i plan to continue to use vista until at least 2023 and if even possible after that i will still continue to use it!:D

  11. So I did a comparative study of Win7 and 8.x performance over 2 months on both real machines and VMs, and found out that a tweaked Win8.x install is better overall than Windows 7. For the time and effort that you need to tweak Windows 8.x to look like Windows 7 or Vista or something else, you get more speed, more features and more value ultimately. Try it yourself. NOTE: This does NOT mean that I hate Win7. I like it, but it comes second on my Windows Ranking list, after Windows 8.x and Vista which share first place. Well, in my case, all the software I require functions equally well on Windows 7 and 8.x and Vista (w/extended kernel). I don't game, so I dunno about games. Also, Security updates for Win8.x end at the same time as Windows 7's do.
  12. Welcome to this wonderful forum @VistaUser6002 and hello from India
  13. Install rootsupd.exe. It will fix this error
  14. Welcome to this wonderful forum @TylerTT and hello from India
  15. Welcome to this wonderful forum @matthew1 and hello from India
  16. @VistaEX Through this post, you would get all your questions answered. If not, ask me and I will answer. Your e6430 will surely run XP x64 just fine. The memory limit of 4 GB on x86 versions is raised to 128 GB on XP (or Vista and Win7) x64. First, install XP x64. Prefer using an updated ISO. Then, install drivers using Driver booster. You can also use Snappy Driver installer, but Driver Booster worked best for me. All your drivers including Intel HD 4000 driver will be installed. Use 360Chrome for web browsing and Avast AV. For a complete guide on how to eliminate Chinese telemetry and convert Chinese to English, check out @ArcticFoxie's incredibly helpful tutorial on how to do so. Almost all apps compatible with XP x86 are compatible with x64 too. @XP-x64-Lover and @TrevMUN , any suggestions?
  17. Hello all, in this poll I would like to ask which are the best/worst versions of Office in your opinion. IMO, the best is Office 2010.2007, 2000 and 2003 closely follow (in descending order).
  18. My opinion is that Windows Vista Business or Ultimate SP2 x64 (with extended kernel) or Windows 7-8.1 Pro/Pro with WMC are good for the work that I currently do (moderate multitasking, typical student's work and virtualisation). Vista is my daily driver and I have extended kernel to use websites that, unfortunately, don't work with the great @roytam1's browsers (Google Meet and WhatsApp Web for example). I prefer it over Win7 because I have found it to be a teeny tiny bit faster than snappier than Windows 7 on the same hardware. Also, I will use Vista until when it becomes completely obsolete. Now that does not mean that I don't like Windows 7. But I have found it to be a teeny tiny bit slower than Vista and 8.x. Coming to Win8.x, Windows 8 and 8.1 with UI tweaks are super responsive, even on systems like my Dell Inspiron 15 3567 with i3-6006u, 4GB RAM and a 1TB 5400rpm HDD (surely gonna upgrade to 8GB RAM, an i5 and some SSD with this HDD as storage drive), as opposed to Windoze 10, which is slow and unresponsive for 95% of the time. Windows XP x64 and 2000 x64 are also possible options but XP's default theme is quite boring to me, I must say, but I have corrected this on my VM by installing the Zune theme, which looks way, way better. Also ,Win2000's classic theme is good, but Vista's and Win7's Aero is more eye-catching than it. In fact, I'd really love to use XP or Win2K x64 but stuff like software compatibility (I need VMware Workstation 12 and nothing under that for specific reasons), a not-so-organised file explorer (which Vista and above have) and the inability to run the latest Chrome (I know about 360Chrome and that you can tweak it to an extent and protect your privacy and browse the latest websites on XP and Win2K, but, yeah, it is Chinese), Firefox, Google Earth, etc.etc. are what discourage me from using them. Reasons why I loathe Win10: https://msfn.org/board/topic/181650-in-your-opinion-what-are-the-bestworst-versions-of-microsoft-windows/?do=findComment&comment=1189655 https://msfn.org/board/topic/181650-in-your-opinion-what-are-the-bestworst-versions-of-microsoft-windows/?do=findComment&comment=1193224 https://msfn.org/board/topic/182022-official-windows-10-worst-crap-ever/?do=findComment&comment=1193314
  19. @Sampei.Nihira My condolences to you and your near and dear ones... Let God give you the strength to bear this loss Om Shanti (the Hindu way of expressing condolences).
  20. @pridesnow I think this is the correct driver for Intel HD 3000: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/21414/Graphics-Intel-HD-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-Vista-64-exe-
  21. Pic please @Jaguarek62 BTW, does Intel HD Graphics 620 have drivers for Windows 8.0 and/or 8.1? I plan to upgrade the i3 6006u on my Inspiron 15 3567 to an i5 by replacing the chipset, but there are no chipset replacements for that laptop which have Skylake i5 CPUs which fully support Windows 7, 8.0 and 8.1.
  22. I also have to share that Win8.1 works flawlessly on a cheap MacBook Air clone that I with a Pentium n4200 (Apollo Lake CPU based on Kaby Lake CPUs) with all drivers (installed using Driver Booster) except the Intel HD Graphics 505 driver. The stock MS Basic Display Adapter driver is used, and mysteriously, Aero Glass for Win8+ works! Windows 10 was sloooooooooow on that laptop, compared to 8.1 which is a lot faster.
  23. @VistaEX Why are you switching OSes every now and then? If you like Vista, stay with Vista. Yes, there is this free utility named USB Disk Eject that does the job very well. Notifications are displayed as balloon tooltips.

  • Create New...