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 Post subject: When did you last install Windows?
New postPosted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:36 pm 
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The title says it all really... when did you last install Windows?
I have a terrible habit of 'needing' to reinstall every 6 months or so (even more frequently if i'm in "testing" or "tinkering mode"! :lol:)
I've just about got my installation perfect for me and it's taken many, many re-installations of the operating system to get it so.

I'd say, since Rich sent me my first Windows 7 Beta DVD mooonth ago, i've probably reinstalled Windows 15-20 times!

I'm curious, how many times do you think you've installed Windows and when was the last time. What typically triggers you to think "I'm going to reinstall Windows today"?

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Don't know exactly how many times I reinstalled windows, and if u count xp, 7 and installing windows for others together....pfff

Anyways like rsvr85 said depends on the "testing mode" how often in a while I'm reinstalling.....



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I find myself installing Windows in VMs a lot (I often forget to activate, install Windows again -- because I don't want to waste an activation and then, by the next time I boot the VM, it needs activating again.) I'd say counting both Windows installations (or image deployments) at work and home, I've probably installed Windows (any version) around 250-350 times.



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I tend to install about three times a year. That is about as long as I go before I bollocks it all up with uselesly
installed garbage.LOL. But then again, I also install Ubuntu Linux about the same amount ! ! ! :)


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@ shoby, we seemed to install around the same time.......who will crack first? :lol:



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mine said 1-15-2008 but only thing i have done is reformat last i did that was oct 19 2009 and i usally reformat once a year but i really need to do it more


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 Post subject: Re: When did you last install Windows?
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 Post subject: Re: When did you last install Windows?
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Back in early 2009, I lost count, but 2010 has been really nice to me....well, I am more on the technical side of things, not eye candy type.

I like using VMW for many things to install, but uninstalling, reinstalling, fine tuning, trial-error, etc....it can take tremendous time redoing everything over again....

This year, I have only installed it once....



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 Post subject: Re: When did you last install Windows?
New postPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:17 pm 

rsvr85 wrote:
@ shoby, we seemed to install around the same time.......who will crack first? :lol:


OK lets leave this topic open.....
the first one of us reinstalling windows gets a virtual slap :lol: :lol:

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Now my other one (not with me atm) is probably monthly for like 2 years :D



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