We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
 
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

XP pro v Win7


bumpkin
Resolved

Likes # 0

hi, can anyone explain to me how Win7 is an update from XP pro when it is not as good. Perhaps I have missed something. Ray

Like this post
Nontek

Likes # 0

I used to have XP Home, not the Pro version. Now using Win7 on a new laptop, the main advantage I can see is Win7's ability to use much more RAM. I expect others will give more detailed reasons! I would not agree that Win7 is not as good as XP.

Like this post
Fruit Bat /\0/\

Likes # 0

Why do you think its not as good?

XP is a twelve year old op system patched and bloated to fill the "holes"

Win 7 is Faster and more Secure.

for a lot of people XP is good enough until they require a new computer that will take advantage of Win 7's greater capabilities.

Like this post
bumpkin

Likes # 0

OK, here is an example, when I try to use the net it says enter your 8 digit code for the router, WHAT code from where? it does not explain.

Ray

Like this post
onthelimit1

Likes # 0

bumpkin

What on earth has that got to do with W7?

Like this post
lotvic

Likes # 0

"8 digit code for the router"

sounds like the Wireless password, on the sticker on back of router. There must be a setting so it is remembered somewhere. (So long since I did mine on Thinkpad I'm not sure where setting is)

Like this post
bumpkin

Likes # 0

Hi, yes it should be better, but I have yet to learn how to use it I suppose

Like this post
Fruit Bat /\0/\

Likes # 0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0d-dZTT5Q watch his video of how to connect wireless in win 7

Like this post
xania

Likes # 0

Like this post
xania

Likes # 0

Like this post
bumpkin

Likes # 0

Thanks for your replies, as pointed out by (onthelimit) I have diversified from the original posting so I will close.

Ray

Like this post  

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

IDG UK Sites

iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

IDG UK Sites

Passwords don't work: here's four ways to fix them

IDG UK Sites

Developers get access to more Sony camera features