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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
    System Manufacturer/Model
    SG9 Designs Customs 1.0
    CPU
    AMD II X4 620 Quad Core 2.60 ghz
    Motherboard
    Foxconn M61PMV
    Memory
    4 GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce GT220 1 GB
    Sound Card
    5.1 channel HDA, VIA® 1708B [Onboard]
    Monitor(s) Displays
    32" LCD Monitor/TV
    Screen Resolution
    1360x768
    Hard Drives
    750 GB Samsung 7200rpm +
    500 GB Western Digital 7200rpm + 160 GB Western Digital External
    PSU
    400w
    Case
    ATX Tower Case
    Cooling
    Standard
    Keyboard
    Logitech MK300 Wireless
    Mouse
    Logitech MK300 Wireless
    Internet Speed
    1 Mbit download: 100 kb/s
    Other Info
    Other Pc's:
    Asrock ION 330 (Media Center)
    HP G7000 (Laptop)

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Professional, Windows Vista Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.04
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire M1100-B1300A
    CPU
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5050e @ 2.6GHz
    Motherboard
    Acer F690GVM
    Memory
    4 GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA 8600 GTS
    Sound Card
    Motherboard/integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer x183h
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    250 GB Hitachi; 640 GB Western Digital; 500 GB Western Digital Portable
    PSU
    Ultra 500W PSU
    Case
    Generic Acer Case
    Cooling
    Stock
    Keyboard
    Saitek Eclipse III
    Mouse
    Logitech SFB-96
    Internet Speed
    13.89 Mb/s down; 8.80 Mb/s up -- http://www.speedtest.net/result/557024572.png
    Other Info
    I've modified nearly everything in this machine...what I HAVEN'T changed is the DVD drive, case, and motherboard. I think I added just about everything else I use.

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Samsung NP530U4B-S02
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 2467M @ 1.60GHz
    Motherboard
    SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 530U3BI/530U4BI/530U4BH (CPU
    Memory
    6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Graphics Card(s)
    1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series (Samsung)
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor (
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768@60Hz
    Hard Drives
    931GB SAMSUNG HN-M101MBB (SATA)
    Internet Speed
    1 MBPS
Here is how Microsoft came with the Windows 7 name:
The Windows blog-Oct 14, 2008
http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windowsvista/archive/2008/10/14/why-7.aspx

There's been a lot of lively discussion since I confirmed yesterday that the official name for the next version of the Window client operating system will be "Windows 7" about how we got to the number "7."

I'll say up front, that there are many ways to count the releases of Windows and it's been both a trip down memory lane and quite amusing to read all the different theories about how we got to the number "7."

Anyway, the numbering we used is quite simple. The very first release of Windows was Windows 1.0, the second was Windows 2.0, the third Windows 3.0.

Here's where things get a little more complicated. Following Windows 3.0 was Windows NT which was code versioned as Windows 3.1. Then came Windows 95, which was code versioned as Windows 4.0. Then, Windows 98, 98 SE and Windows Millennium each shipped as 4.0.1998, 4.10.2222, and 4.90.3000, respectively. So we're counting all 9x versions as being 4.0.

Windows 2000 code was 5.0 and then we shipped Windows XP as 5.1, even though it was a major release we didn't' want to change code version numbers to maximize application compatibility.

That brings us to Windows Vista, which is 6.0. So we see Windows 7 as our next logical significant release and 7th in the family of Windows releases.

We learned a lot about using 5.1 for XP and how that helped developers with version checking for API compatibility. We also had the lesson reinforced when we applied the version number in the Windows Vista code as Windows 6.0-- that changing basic version numbers can cause application compatibility issues.

So we decided to ship the Windows 7 code as Windows 6.1 - which is what you will see in the actual version of the product in cmd.exe or computer properties.

There's been some fodder about whether using 6.1 in the code is an indicator of the relevance of Windows 7. It is not.

Windows 7 is a significant and evolutionary advancement of the client operating system. It is in every way a major effort in design, engineering and innovation. The only thing to read into the code versioning is that we are absolutely committed to making sure application compatibility is optimized for our customers.

We're just over a week away from showing off Windows 7 at PDC and WinHEC. I look forward to sharing more soon!

I think they will just follow the same reasons for Windows 8, look at the chronology used by Microsoft on Windows 7 news:
http://windows8news.com/2009/07/25/why-windows-8/

Windows 8’s name was chosen because it will be the 8th version of Windows. Double-checking this isn’t as easy as you may think and trips up many people. Here are the Windows versions that preceded Windows 8:

Windows 1.0
Windows 2.0
Windows 3.0
Windows 95 (Windows 4.0)
Windows 2000 (Windows 5.0)
Windows Vista (Windows 6.0)
Windows 7 – Launching October 22nd 2009
Windows 8!

Now, some of you who are paying attention will notice that Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE and Windows Millennium. This is because:
  • Windows NT was actually treated as Windows 3.1
  • Windows 98, 98SE and Windows Millennium shipped as 4.0.1998, 4.10.2222, and 4.90.3000

Now, to make matters even more confusing Microsoft have versioned Windows 7 as Windows 6.1. However, they are still treating it as ‘Windows 7′ because of the significance of the release.

There you go – hope that makes sense now!

obs. Windows XP is not on the list because is treated by Microsoft as 5.1 ( a continuation for 2000)

There's another thing... windows 7 name worked so well, then what's the reason for they come up with an another freak name? ;)
 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 x64 (Technet)
Windows White Buffalo
The white bufflo stands out in the heard of os's and is the chosen leader.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    WDP 8 x86
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lat 530 Lappy
    CPU
    Dual Core
    Internet Speed
    24 Mbps sometimes high speed cable
You mean like this ?

:)
 

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win_8 Build 7959 x64
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II x6 1100T x64 3.3ghz AM3 CPU
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5
    Memory
    16gb GSkill F3-12800CL9D
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce 210 - 512mb DDR3 PCI-E 2.0
    Sound Card
    on Motherboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    23" Samsung
    Screen Resolution
    1440 x 900
    Hard Drives
    1tb Sata Samsung, WD 500gb Blue
    PSU
    OCZ PSU Mod-X-Stream-Pro 700w
    Case
    Red Custom $ 9.99 on sale special !
    Cooling
    2 fans
    Keyboard
    Re-Cycled from Thrift shop
    Mouse
    Emprex Optical
    Internet Speed
    Cable Internet
    Other Info
    " Doc's " Home for Re-Cycled Computers & Parts !
White buffalo? guys we need OS. not bullshit. LOL.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Samsung NP530U4B-S02
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 2467M @ 1.60GHz
    Motherboard
    SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 530U3BI/530U4BI/530U4BH (CPU
    Memory
    6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Graphics Card(s)
    1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series (Samsung)
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor (
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768@60Hz
    Hard Drives
    931GB SAMSUNG HN-M101MBB (SATA)
    Internet Speed
    1 MBPS
You mean like this ?

:)
yeh Doc just like that! Thanks for the picture. also like the one bhuulo posted. Its just a thing of mine white buffs are the sacred cow of some the American Indians. Just chillin. Larry:cool:
 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    WDP 8 x86
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lat 530 Lappy
    CPU
    Dual Core
    Internet Speed
    24 Mbps sometimes high speed cable
I say "Windows Thunder" :D, sounds cool :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    W7 Ultimate RTM x64
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Homemade
    CPU
    Intel E5300 (OC) @ 3.00ghz
    Motherboard
    ASUS P5KPL-AM SE
    Memory
    4GB (2x 2GB Elixier RAM 800mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 9400GT 1GB Edition
    Sound Card
    Integrated 6 Channel
    Monitor(s) Displays
    19" HDTV Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Seagate 500GB Internal
    Seagate 160GB Internal
    Seagate 250GB External
    Hitachi 1TB External
    PSU
    ATX 600W
    Case
    Tsunami
    Cooling
    Stock Intel CPU Fan
    Keyboard
    HP SK-2960 Multimedia Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech M350 Wireless Gaming Mouse
    Internet Speed
    1.5MB

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Samsung NP530U4B-S02
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 2467M @ 1.60GHz
    Motherboard
    SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 530U3BI/530U4BI/530U4BH (CPU
    Memory
    6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Graphics Card(s)
    1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series (Samsung)
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor (
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768@60Hz
    Hard Drives
    931GB SAMSUNG HN-M101MBB (SATA)
    Internet Speed
    1 MBPS
yeh Doc just like that! Thanks for the picture. also like the one bhuulo posted. Its just a thing of mine white buffs are the sacrad cow of some the American Indians. Just chillin. Larry:cool:

I've posted just to tease him... Seriously I don't think WHite Buffalo is a name suitable for an OS... And think of Apple making fun of the Name in Im a PC and Im a Mac add...
Sorry I've seen lot of them and they got in my mind
 

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Windows United?

Nahh. "Windows United" sounds like a open source os. Open source OS or free OS has that kind of name. EX- "ubuntu linux for human being".;)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 build 7600 Home premium
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom made
    CPU
    Amd Athlon 2000 xp+
    Motherboard
    Asus x series
    Memory
    kingstone(1gb+256MB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvdia 6200(256 mb+255mb(shared))
    Sound Card
    soundmax
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Lg Flatron w1943
    Screen Resolution
    1360x768
    Hard Drives
    segate 80GB
    PSU
    I-ball
    Case
    I-ball
    Keyboard
    I-ball
    Mouse
    I-ball
    Internet Speed
    256kbps up and 256 kbps down
Nahh. "Windows United" sounds like a open source os. Open source OS or free OS has that kind of name. EX- "ubuntu linux for human being".;)

your right...
windows should create there own line of animal names like apple does with all giant cats, windows should start with birds and use the Eagle "Windows Eagle"
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows Vista-Windows 7-8
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 8730-6951
    CPU
    Intel Centrino 2 Dou Inside
    Memory
    4 Gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 9600M GT
    Screen Resolution
    1680*945
    Hard Drives
    320Gb
    Internet Speed
    15mbs
Not a bad suggestion, maybe Falcon?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    W7 Ultimate RTM x64
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Homemade
    CPU
    Intel E5300 (OC) @ 3.00ghz
    Motherboard
    ASUS P5KPL-AM SE
    Memory
    4GB (2x 2GB Elixier RAM 800mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 9400GT 1GB Edition
    Sound Card
    Integrated 6 Channel
    Monitor(s) Displays
    19" HDTV Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Seagate 500GB Internal
    Seagate 160GB Internal
    Seagate 250GB External
    Hitachi 1TB External
    PSU
    ATX 600W
    Case
    Tsunami
    Cooling
    Stock Intel CPU Fan
    Keyboard
    HP SK-2960 Multimedia Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech M350 Wireless Gaming Mouse
    Internet Speed
    1.5MB
Not a bad suggestion, maybe Falcon?

Falcon for the server releasr and Eagle for the actual os,
"Windows Eagle: Speed, Reliable What Else do You Need"
"Windows Eagle: Life Without Walls: Soar Anywhere"
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows Vista-Windows 7-8
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 8730-6951
    CPU
    Intel Centrino 2 Dou Inside
    Memory
    4 Gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia 9600M GT
    Screen Resolution
    1680*945
    Hard Drives
    320Gb
    Internet Speed
    15mbs
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