I bought a new HP computer in May with the Vista os. It's taking a while on
the use. I was able to transfer most of my files and also bought home
edition of office. I signed up for the carbonite.com program that saves
glen offsite with total back up. That is a well invested $54.00 a year.
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To: "'Wester Potter'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Cc: "'List Land Speed'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] NON LSR VERY NON LSR -- Windows 7
> When I bought this computer I did not specify much memory-- only 512K RAM.
> Over time this system has gotten slower and slower-- to the point of
> exasperation. After cleaning out a host of temporary files and defragging
> hard drive it was only slightly better. On a whim I ordered 2G of RAM and
> when I replaced the 512K with 2G it was back up to speed. What a
> Wow-- 1T RAM-- that's really something!
> Regards, Neil Tucson, AZ
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Wester Potter
> Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 4:37 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Land-speed] NON LSR VERY NON LSR -- Windows 7
> I love my iMac!
> The only problem I have with my iMac is of my own doing. I didn't buy
> the operating memory I should have because I don't have the resources
> to pay another $600 to get me what I now would like to have.
> I should have listened to my son in law who built his own PC computer
> with a terrabyte of memory. That's what you learn with a PhD in
> He hasn't touched Windows 7 as yet but is hoping it will be the
> system on his new computer at the university where he teaches when he
> goes back to classes this fall. He is in a situation where he can play
> around with a new operating system and has the technical knowledge
> to solve problems he may find.
> On Aug 25, 2009, at 4:55 PM, Jim Webb wrote:
>> I have yet to try Windows 7, but prolly will soon. All day, every
>> day I use
>> three computers at work. One XP, one Vista and one Mac. I can find
>> with each, but for overall stability and ease of use, the Mac is
>> pretty darn
>> good. The XP machine is also very stable and I often don't reboot it
>> weeks or months. Vista locks up once a day, every day. From what
>> I've seen
>> of 7, it looks more Mac-like, but the migration path from XP is non-
>> and if it is as stable as Vista, I'll probably pass. Most reports,
>> give it pretty good marks.
>> Jim Webb
>> Chock Full o' Nuts
>> A/PP B/PP C/PP D/PP ?/FL
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