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YoKenny

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #75 on: September 23, 2010, 02:08:35 PM »
It is 2010 and XP is obsolete.
Rubbish.

There are many more systems running XP quite happily than all of Vista and Windows 7 combined:

August XP 53.1% Vista 10.5% Windows 7 22.3%
http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #76 on: September 23, 2010, 03:11:39 PM »
YoKenny,
The first part of you statement is correct. The happily part is debatable.
Remember that ignorance is bliss and once informed of the many benefits of Win 7,
the choice is obvious. 
Unfortunately the financial ability to upgrade isn't always possible.
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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #77 on: September 23, 2010, 04:33:51 PM »
If you are a XP user,and you need hardware acceleration in your browser

Then Mozilla Minefield Beta 7 nightly is your best bet

It has hardware acceleration for Compositing but not for contents

I am not 100% sure

I found IE9 to be a little faster and stable than IE8, but nothing surprising...


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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #78 on: September 23, 2010, 05:24:42 PM »
It is 2010 and XP is obsolete.
Rubbish.

There are many more systems running XP quite happily than all of Vista and Windows 7 combined:

August XP 53.1% Vista 10.5% Windows 7 22.3%
http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp
The fact that 53.1% of desktops are running XP does not mean XP is not obsolete.
A lot of people still have floppy disks readers, does it mean floppys are not obsolete ?  ::)

YoKenny

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #79 on: September 23, 2010, 07:50:18 PM »
YoKenny,
The first part of you statement is correct. The happily part is debatable.
Remember that ignorance is bliss and once informed of the many benefits of Win 7,
the choice is obvious. 
Unfortunately the financial ability to upgrade isn't always possible.
Sadly m416 must be in a 3rd world country as he has many trolls looking over his shoulder and probably a Crybaby:
http://redwing.hutman.net/~mreed/warriorshtm/crybaby.htm

He continues to post Rubish
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=63974.msg543002#msg543002

Altarir.

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #80 on: September 23, 2010, 08:03:21 PM »
He continues to post Rubish

Sadly, you continue doing it too

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #81 on: September 23, 2010, 08:04:47 PM »
Hi YoKenny,

XP SP3 is several years old and in computer development that is a heck of a time, MS decided to go on with Vista and Windows7 (why you have to ask them) that have a completely different and more complete security structure that never became implimented in XP SP3. For those still on XP there are ways to make it more secure, our mutual friend, m416, and I, have discussed this form of mitigation, it makes XP more secure "by heaps". With Windows 98SecondEdition we had a similar situation and the only unofficial service pack that was ever developed for it (brought USB service to Win98 etc.) came from a Turkish developer. I ran it and it was not bad, and then Win98 equaled ME,  The intermediant OS ME played a bit of the role Vista plays now, but I agree if your purse or your boss do not dictate you to go on using XP, Windows 7 has many advantages (and XP because of the security it has is more malware prone than Windows7) and these are facts,

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #82 on: September 23, 2010, 08:14:11 PM »
He continues to post Rubish

Sadly, you continue doing it too
Sadly I do not have access to cheap Russian Vodka so I will continue. ;)

A typical Russian having a good time.

Using pirated XP SP2 ::)
« Last Edit: September 23, 2010, 08:22:49 PM by YoKenny »

Altarir.

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #83 on: September 23, 2010, 08:28:17 PM »
A typical Russian having a good time.

Didn't know you make posts while doing that. That explains a lot.(I assume it's you on that pic)

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Using pirated XP SP2

I feel sorry for you - you surely have few money if you needed to pirate it

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #84 on: September 23, 2010, 08:41:11 PM »
A typical Russian having a good time.

Didn't know you make posts while doing that. That explains a lot.(I assume it's you on that pic)

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Using pirated XP SP2

I feel sorry for you - you surely have few money if you needed to pirate it
I did not Pirate it but many others like to.

I do have "few money" but I will not Pirate software like many do.

I would hate to be sent to Siberia as you seem to like it.
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Hermite15

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #85 on: September 23, 2010, 10:20:11 PM »


I found IE9 to be a little faster and stable than IE8, but nothing surprising...



nothing surprising ;D ...you must be either kidding or you forgot to plugin the pump on your watercooled thing :D

Dch48

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #86 on: September 24, 2010, 05:09:22 AM »
aero support only matters for UI related animations, as to hardware acceleration, as long as Vista SP2 introduces DX11, I can't see any reason why IE9 wouldn't be supported on Vista basic...even if yes...basic should suck ;D
If it needs DX11, which I haven't seen that it does, she's out of luck anyway since the graphics chip only supports up to DX9. It's called Nvidia GeForce 7050 and is integrated on the motherboard.
Dch48 have you tried going to the nvidia site to download the latest updates for your geforce 7050, i just checked there site and you are able to update to the latest  that im running which is the 256 to 260 version which will allow you to run dx11.
There is no way to make a graphics chip run a higher version of DX then it was designed for. It it's a DX9 max capable, that's it, it will not support a higher version. You could install DX 11 and even drivers that are compatible with DX 11 but if the chip is only capable of DX9, that's what you will default to.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2010, 05:14:31 AM by Dch48 »

Dch48

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #87 on: September 24, 2010, 05:24:55 AM »
Hi YoKenny,

XP SP3 is several years old and in computer development that is a heck of a time, MS decided to go on with Vista and Windows7 (why you have to ask them) that have a completely different and more complete security structure that never became implimented in XP SP3. For those still on XP there are ways to make it more secure, our mutual friend, m416, and I, have discussed this form of mitigation, it makes XP more secure "by heaps". With Windows 98SecondEdition we had a similar situation and the only unofficial service pack that was ever developed for it (brought USB service to Win98 etc.) came from a Turkish developer. I ran it and it was not bad, and then Win98 equaled ME,  The intermediant OS ME played a bit of the role Vista plays now, but I agree if your purse or your boss do not dictate you to go on using XP, Windows 7 has many advantages (and XP because of the security it has is more malware prone than Windows7) and these are facts,

polonus
I could use USB on my 98SE machine with no problems. By the time 98 ended it's life time, many of it's core files were actually from ME, NT, and 2000. It was a mongrel under the hood if you took the time to look at the properties of the files after Windows updates got applied.  In computer terms, XP is obsolete, but so is a '63 split window coupe Corvette. If it still runs and does the job and can be patched up, it's not dead yet. I still say that even though IE9 will not be available for XP, some of it's core that can run in XP may be applied to IE8 via updates.

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #88 on: September 24, 2010, 07:19:03 AM »
Measuring a few browsers around, I have to say that IE9 does run better than IE8. Nothing else about it. Firefox is my everlasting browser of choice, but it's only good at more or less acceptable computers - it's hungry as heck on the CPU. Chrome is fast, standard-compliant but not feature-rich enough, it's a pure WTF to a new user. If you can get used to it, lucky you. Konqueror is doing well, but I don't like it generally, hard to get Flash working with it (if possible at all). Opera does well enough, but it has too many features most of which are useless. That's all I've to say about browser. A few words about OSes: Windows 7 is epic, the best Windows so far, great job compared to Vista, but too hungry on the RAM and HD space. XP is still doing well. Mac OS X is fine but I don't like it, not my style, altough it looks amazingly nice. Ubuntu has turned into something ridiculous, Fedora 13 won't even boot anymore (F12 did do fine for me). SUSE is being weird with sound, otherwise fine. LinuxMint is what Ubuntu is supposed to be, generally, and is my current OS, alongside with WinXP.
Man, that was a long message.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2010, 07:29:12 AM by 13thSlayer »

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Re: what browser now?... and a few words about IE9 beta
« Reply #89 on: September 24, 2010, 08:20:47 AM »
YoKenny,
The first part of you statement is correct. The happily part is debatable.
Remember that ignorance is bliss and once informed of the many benefits of Win 7,
the choice is obvious.  
Unfortunately the financial ability to upgrade isn't always possible.
Sadly m416 must be in a 3rd world country as he has many trolls looking over his shoulder and probably a Crybaby:
http://redwing.hutman.net/~mreed/warriorshtm/crybaby.htm

He continues to post Rubish
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=63974.msg543002#msg543002

Oh i post rubbish huh ? Then what do you post ? Nuclear troll garbage ? You know Kenny for a man your age it's funny how you act like a 5yr old kid without a candy. You are a troll and a man with serious mental problems. You should seek some professional assistance.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2010, 08:23:06 AM by m416 »