Valve’s released its December Steam survey figures, showing drops in the popularity of the 32-bit version of Windows XP.
i agree clinging on to the old OS its just holding us all back, come on be brave you XP owners make the move
games that use openGL work fine with XP like rage
Windows 7 is probably the best Windows I have used. And I remember Windows 3.1 lol...
XP and DX9 need to go.
DX in general needs to go so that openGL can be used in more games and on more than one OS...
^^^ This times a billion. I can't begin to explain.
XP was an epic OS, but I think it's time for people to upgrade and move on!
Agreed. It was a worthy companion. But like the Jaguar XJS all things have a time and place, no matter how versatile they were.
There's a reason Microsoft wants people to retire and move on...the main reason being they want more sales from Windows 7 (Vista is already dead and buried) and another one being that they want to increase their browser market share. They want to get rid of IE 6 which is ancient and frankly STILL around.
@egidem everyone who develops websites hates IE and IE6 in particular with a passion
Amen. Go away XP and take that ancient DX 9 with you.
This just in: People eventually stop using old shit. In other news, Windows 7 is awesome.
+Bubbles for funniest post I have ever seen.
that was the funniest post you've ever seen?
you must be easily pleased.
I finally made the switch today, actually. Windows 7 Ultimate is pretty nice, I gotta say.
You will be more suprised at how well it handles 32 bit software if you have the 64-bit version. I am usually the biggest critic of Microsoft, but they finally did something right, Windows 7.
Yeah, I've had an awesome gaming rig for quite some time now with what I assume to be a 32-bit version of XP (a free, modified version I downloaded a long time ago just as a placeholder temporary OS), and I've heard that XP doesn't take full advantage of multi-core processors or more than 2gb of RAM. I bought the OEM 64-Bit version of Windows 7 Ultimate from newegg for 180 bucks, and I'm pretty satisfied with my purchase so far.
Depends on what old shit, XP is still the most used OS worldwide...
True. I've just installed Windows 7 3 days ago. I don't regret it as I have a DX11 video card and in XP I couldn't use it's features. Now I can :)
I just upgraded today :D /bragging about my shiny new OS
About time you guys get with the times. Speaking of which Windows 8 should be right around the corner...
Windows 7 isn't crap like Vista. The average PC user can afford to move on.
Seven is really a great os. I hope they will support it for long...
For the love of god belkin make a god damn x64 win7 driver for my speedpad n50!!!!!!!!!!!
Run it in 32-bit mode, really!
Tried it already. No dice =(
my it took this long for people to move from windows xp to windows seven. Hilarious, yes windows seven is a good os but not as great as xp. The biggest change is the fact that takes quite a while to access bios on xp it was a click away. But really windows seven only looks better than windows xp but when it comes to PC games some old games you need to find say drivers in order to run on windows seven yet on xp any PC game can run despite how old the game is. The search was a little bit better......
Its not hard creating a dual boot system on the PC. Keep an extra hard drive for windows XP if you must. It only does everything :P
Dual boot with xp and 7 is it possible? Doesn't work for meh?
Google Windows 7 and Xp dual boot, dont see why it cant be done. Wont let me post the link, says its spam lol.
Of course a dual boot with XP and 7 works. I'm using one. And I don't remember there being any trouble setting it up. I think Windows 7 even asked me about it during installation.
the search in XP was horrible..
I have an ancient PC from 2003 (extremely sad for a gamer, I know, haha) and I play older games on it that I'm able to run. I don't really have the money to upgrade, and I've been focused more on console gaming anyway. Plus, with older games you're going to run into more issues with getting them to run on Windows 7, and that just isn't any fun.. But.. my computer's life has come to an end recently. =( The power supply has been acting up and I believe it screwed up the motherboard somehow. *sighs* Sooo, because of that, I seriously need to upgrade sometime soon now. When I do, I probably will finally make that jump to Windows 7.
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