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#177895 - 8th Oct 2007 4:09pm Windows 2000
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Well ive just formatted my laptop and installed Windows 2000 as i expected everything works perfectly no issues installed sweet. Everything i had on XP works on this perfect and the system takes 40seconds to boot in smile So im happy and glad i sacrificed XP's Updates and installed this.. So there you go if your fed up with XP.. Windows 2000 is still a Good OS to have.. LOL I'll update you's if i recieve a BSOD... Which will never happen LOL cause its stable as hell..
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#177900 - 8th Oct 2007 4:22pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: SoundLad]
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BSOD = Blue Screen Of Death wink

Lots of peeps think is a boot up screen lol...

Does MS Still support 2000 in a updates capacity ?
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#177905 - 8th Oct 2007 4:28pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: Mark]
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Yep just got 59 updates from them 2 dates September 2007 so all good like smile
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#177924 - 8th Oct 2007 6:00pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: SoundLad]
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Microsoft supports Windows 2000 until June 2010 iirc, which it will then become completely abandoned by Microsoft, and they will not even provide support for corporate users.

Support was originally supposed to cease altogether this year, but because of slow take up rates with regards Windows 2003, they have placed 2000 into an extended support phase.

Windows 2000 is the ultimate OS from Microsoft, it is so secure and stable. But having said that, XP is fast approaching the same level of stability and although it will never be as secure, it is close to it.

Overall though, XP is the better OS to use nowadays, things like IE7, the revised start menu and a couple of other tweaks make it's GUI generally ahead of 2000.

2000 still the best overall though.

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#177925 - 8th Oct 2007 6:07pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: MattLFC]
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Yep IE7 an Windows Live Messenger dont work gf isnt going to be happy haha laugh
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#177928 - 8th Oct 2007 6:09pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: SoundLad]
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MSN 7.5 does though, better anyday then Windows Shite Messenger.

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#178274 - 9th Oct 2007 9:08pm Re: Windows 2000 [Re: SoundLad]
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Originally Posted By: SoundLad
.........cause its stable as hell..


learn smack Sorry......but....

raftl raftl raftl raftl raftl

Heres hoping...... pray

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#178376 - 10th Oct 2007 12:16am Re: Windows 2000 [Re: Landy_Andy]
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I used to have a Windows 2000 Server for MP3's and the best uptime for it was 1 Year 56days smile thats gotta be a record...
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#178383 - 10th Oct 2007 12:54am Re: Windows 2000 [Re: SoundLad]
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I rebooted a Linux (Fedora Core 3) server a few weeks back, that was sitting idle on a rack and I had forgotten about. It had an uptime of 576 days when it was rebooted, but it hadnt been used for anything for well over a year (it got dropped when I went migrated to a more powerful server, and just forgotten about).

I currently have a streaming media Pentium III (Fedora Core 4), which is in production, streaming upto 70Mbps worth of audio/video at peak via Steamcast, Shoutcast, NSV and Icecast which is fast approaching one year uptime.

For a production server, thats pretty impressive. I think the longest I had a production server was 463 days, but it wasnt serving many customers in that time (it only got rebooted cos the DC had a power failiure lmao).

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[root@sbp root]# uptime
05:32:58 up 316 days, 5:32, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
[root@sbp root]#

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#178435 - 10th Oct 2007 8:41am Re: Windows 2000 [Re: MattLFC]
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#178453 - 10th Oct 2007 10:42am Re: Windows 2000 [Re: Landy_Andy]
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