Advice Requested on Life Expectancy of a PC Windows System

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Tue Jun 30 14:02:18 CDT 2015

On 06/30/2015 02:43 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>> Why not??!?
> On Tue, 30 Jun 2015, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>>     Fair question, easy answer. Security. Unless it's air-gapped, I
>> wouldn't put anything sensitive on WinXP. Every month, we are finding
>> out just how much WinXP is like swiss cheese.
> THAT is a good answer/reason!

	Thanks! Worked hard on that one... ;)

>>> Why do the experts advocate not using something that had been working?
>>     Personally, I find Win7 runs about a fast as WinXP. Throw in
>> compatibility with newer stuff (comes in handy when taking a break
>> from the classics to deal with items from this decade, er, century....
> Not finding much new/interesting/worthwhile in the new millenium

	Can't really argue that...

>>> Otherwise, WHY change?
>>     It's subjective, personal opinion, really when it comes down to it.
> Another good answer

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