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Most reliable Windows PC is a.......Mac?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Detectorist, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. Detectorist

    Detectorist

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  2. mr00jimbo

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    I bought a Lenovo ThinkPad. I think it's a great laptop in almost every way...EXCEPT for the fact that it has bloatware!
    When I first got it, the Norton Free Trial was causing a several second delay to load a webpage, and it was difficult to remove because every time I tried to uninstall it, the computer miraculously froze on me LOL.

    Cut it out, PC manufacturers, or at least give us the option to have a computer sans bloatware (I think Dell does this with their business line).
     

  3. Slug71

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    If you must have Windows, just buy a clean copy and do a reinstall.

    I usually dual-boot all my PCs with Ubuntu. Mostly use Ubuntu.
     
  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Been running Mac for just over a year,.......flawless.
    Always had issues with Windows, viruses, crashes, always a pain.
     
  5. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    My MacBook Pro and MacBook Air run win7 flawlessly with parallels


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  6. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Mac is not flawless. I CAN crash stuff. I have a gift. But Bloatware was a reason I went 100% apple 18 months ago.
     
  7. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    We're in the process of voting you out.


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  8. SleeperSS

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    I run a 27" iMac with Paralles and Windows 7 also. Windows is usually up and running in about 15 seconds. I use it for Quicken and Quickbooks. The Mac version of these programs is not up to the task.
     
  9. Resqu2

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    That's the same reason I run Win 7 on my MBP, I always though Win. 7 run better than on a PC. I run Win 7 on my IMac to program FD radios and mess with Potoshop and its flawless also.
     
  10. Goodrich

    Goodrich Like a Sir

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    build my PC's from the ground up so i never have a problem with bloatware.
     
  11. airmotive

    airmotive Tin Kicker

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    Don't even get me started.



    ...and to answer any questions from my thread (without dragging it kicking and screaming back to the top)...No, it doesn't and no they haven't.
     
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  12. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    Same here. Except I run Linux as the native OS and run Win7 from VirtualBox as a guest for those rare occasions when I need to run a Windows program.
     
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  14. airmotive

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    Damnit man! It's my wife, I tell you! My wife! I swear to God....It's HER. (she's away from home on business for the next week. I might have an accidental discharge while cleaning the Sigs on her office desk...:badpc: )
     
  15. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    I applaud you for sticking to your story. Best strategy, unless the secret Apple police show up.


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