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Where can I get Windows XP for a new build

#1uwa ejPosted 9/6/2013 12:42:51 PM
I don't like to have the latest os because of stability concerns
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#2Teufel_xPosted 9/6/2013 12:47:12 PM
then Get Windows 7.... its basically been stable since day 1 and is way more useful than windows XP which WILL GET NO FURTHER SUPPORT SOON (april 8 2014).


Grab Windows 7 and be good.
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#3KalammerPosted 9/6/2013 12:47:22 PM
XP, stable... Ha! Good one.
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#4wizardmonPosted 9/6/2013 12:47:43 PM
Windows XP is much less stable compared to Windows 8.
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#5ThePCElitistPosted 9/6/2013 12:50:01 PM
Amazon sales it new for $90
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#6SamusFarronPosted 9/6/2013 12:51:39 PM
I don't mean to impede on your viewpoint; but I would have to say that, pretty objectively, both Windows 7 and Windows 8 are stabler than XP. Far more stable in fact. People can poop on Windows 8 all they want, it is rock solid in terms of stability and features.

Plus, IMO, one of the biggest problems with XP is drivers. Standardized drivers and an open ended driver sandbox in W7/W8 is soooooooooo nice compared to the XP days of crappy driver implementation and function. Don't even get me started on the driver situation in 95/98.
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#7lionheart5656Posted 9/6/2013 12:55:49 PM
XP is a ****ing virus magnet.
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#8uwa ej(Topic Creator)Posted 9/8/2013 6:22:39 AM
Well, to be fair, XP is a lot more mature
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#9ShubPosted 9/8/2013 6:55:13 AM
uwa ej posted...
XP is a lot more mature


Kind of like an old man in the early stages of dementia.
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#10Flaktrooper123Posted 9/8/2013 7:02:01 AM
It is being discontinued for sure. Keep in mind the Directx 11 games won't run on XP.