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Old 09-08-02, 01:50 PM
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Is Win2k a good OS?

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It's pretty good if you tweak it and set it up just right (like most other windows OS's).. for gaming 98se and XP are supposed to be better, but i never had a problem with 2k when i used it. Most new apps and games and such are better off in XP though. If you have it and not XP, you don't really need to upgrade, unless you have some more recent hardware/software. But "top of the line" right now is definitely XP.

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and yeah, every OS has a ton of bugs, just some are taken care of more quickly than others
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I posted this as a joke really hahaha
I have 2k pro and used it.And to be honest,I like it better than XP sometimes.
Im on XP Pro and like it.
Sometimes though I feel the need to change back to 2k Pro.

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Old 09-08-02, 07:56 PM
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Originally posted by VHS?
I have 2k pro and used it.And to be honest,I like it better than XP sometimes.
Im on XP Pro and like it.
Sometimes though I feel the need to change back to 2k Pro.
Ditto that. I'm on XP Pro now but I feel like going back to 2000 Pro when I install my new motherboard + CPU ...
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Old 09-08-02, 11:21 PM
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I'd actually say that 2K is better than XP. At this point, it has better driver support for hardware and has better stability than XP. XP's improvements are mostly superficial as far as I'm concerned and 2K doesn't have XP's product activation and DRM BS.
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Old 09-08-02, 11:27 PM
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Depends on what you're trying to do with it. For work, programming, predictable behavior, etc. I prefer Win2K. For multimedia apps I prefer XP.
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Old 09-08-02, 11:53 PM
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I really like XP don't get me wrong.
But sometimes the thing acts like its on drugs or something.

Just today I rebooted and when it came to boot up and show my desktop,I get this message saying something like it has lost my profile.
It gets up and its like I JUST installed the OS !!
I mean the start menu popped up,I was asked to take the windows tour,MSNMessenger wanted me to sign up,even mt email needed to be done as if I never set it up!!
I was totally freaked.My theme was the luna one,all my programs were there that I have installed.Just was like 'new'.
So I'm so freaked I don't know what to do but reboot and see whats up.It does it again.
So I figure I would try system restore.
I went back to yesterday and rebooted.
Same thing !
Now I'm not only freaked,now I'm pissed!
So I figure system restore didn't help so I undid it.
It reboots and to me suprise....IM BACK TO NORMAL!!!!

The only thing I can think of is the M$ gremlin ??????
Thats really the only horror story I have with XP.
I hope not to discourage anyone
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Old 09-09-02, 01:10 AM
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XP Pro has been wonderful for me. Win2k is a good OS though.
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Old 09-09-02, 09:21 AM
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If your using Windows ME, then Windows 2000 is much better. Otherwise it might only be a marginal improvement. I built a computer for someone who loads up his computer with way too much stuff and used Windows 2000 Pro and he says it's much stabilier than Windows 98SE, but I use Windows 98SE at home on a more normal computer and it works fine.
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I have XP pro at home and 2000 pro at work. I like both, have not issues with either.
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