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Where can I get Windows XP for a new build

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2 years ago#1
I don't like to have the latest os because of stability concerns
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2 years ago#2
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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2 years ago#3
XP, stable... Ha! Good one.
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2 years ago#4
Windows XP is much less stable compared to Windows 8.
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2 years ago#5
Amazon sales it new for $90
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2 years ago#6
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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2 years ago#7
XP is a ****ing virus magnet.
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2 years ago#8
Well, to be fair, XP is a lot more mature
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2 years ago#9
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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2 years ago#10
It is being discontinued for sure. Keep in mind the Directx 11 games won't run on XP.
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