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phillipcorcoran

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In my view, Windows Vista & Windows 7 should have separate forums instead of being "lumped together" as they currently are. Windows 7 introduces many new changes under the hood and a separate forum would acknowledge this, whereas the current situation wrongly implies that it's merely a re-vamp of Vista, which is far from the truth.

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 04 April 2010 - 07:05 AM.

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Thanks for the feedback, however I respectfully disagree. Windows Vista and Windows 7 have much in common. From a tech support view, far more in common then there are differences. Advice offered for Vista is generally applicable to 7, and visa-versa. There are obviously some differences, and it's one reason the OS is displayed in your profile.
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Artellos

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The 'major version' of both versions of windows is 6.
For fun, try opening a command prompt and typing ver
You will see that the major version is 6 for both.

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Troy

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6.1.7600...

I been tricked! It's not 7 at all! AARRR!
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Any guesses what Windows 8 will be?

6.1.1.xxxx

They do this for compatibility with third party programs. They are generally designed to run fine with point change revisions, but may also be designed to choke with new versions (i.e. Windows 7.x.xxxx).

Edited by admin, 14 April 2010 - 03:10 PM.

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Troy

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It should just flatout be the revision that it is. Force software manufacturers to update their software. I'm so sick of dodgy software and things "not working".
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