LONGHORN BETA, n e one using ?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by neoterixx, Jan 29, 2003.

  1. neoterixx

    neoterixx Guest

    N e one using the long horn beta release ? How does it work ? Is it the same as Windows xp, does the shyt crash on you ?
     
  2. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    Its not even a beta, its close to a pre-alpha, and also, its illegal so i wouldnt know where to find it let alone use it ;)
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Yup, unless your an official Microsoft tester, you dont have a copy of Longhorn legally.

    If you do have a copy, i'm sure Microsoft will handle any queries you have,
     
  4. scsa20

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    first: I know where you could get it
    second: I wouldn't get
    --reasons: Pre-alpha means many, and I mean many, bugs and securty holes. it's illegal if your not an offical MS tester. it just won't be any good untell the real beta comes out (or, better yet, when it's offically released).
     
  5. XP Abuser

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    ...And it would spoil the suprise when they finally release it (tehe):D
     
  6. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    I tried it and dumped it .. Like stated - Pre-Alpha and to many bugs .. I am looking forward to the final release though ..
     
  7. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    I tried it and kept it, on it right now as my primary system!
     
  8. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Not going to touch it till it's in RC1 stages.
     
  9. SPeedY_B

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    I Wouldn't install it on my main system before RC1.
    Did the same with WindowsXP :)
     
  10. ZAnwar

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    I started using XP as my primary os since beta 2!
     
  11. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I only had one HD back when XP was about, and I was quite content with my Win2000 install at the time :)
    I think if i had the setup that i do now (2 hdd's each with partitions) I would have probably tried XP before it hit RC stages, because it was a big leap from the Windows we were used to. Longhorn just doesn't appeal to me tho, which is why i want to wait for RC releases.
     
  12. chris

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    its another cd on my rack :D and thats where it will stay.

    it is FAR from usable althought some of the new additions look promising. Gonna have to wait and see though.