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Which computer OS do you use?

Discussion in 'Survey Center' started by AA7BQ, Nov 17, 2008.

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Which OS do you use (mostly) on your computer?

  1. Microsoft Windows - 95

    2 vote(s)
    0.1%
  2. Windows 98, all versions including ME

    31 vote(s)
    1.8%
  3. Windows 2000

    49 vote(s)
    2.9%
  4. Windows NT - all versions

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Windows XP - all versions

    1,010 vote(s)
    60.1%
  6. Windows Vista

    267 vote(s)
    15.9%
  7. MacOS - (older)

    2 vote(s)
    0.1%
  8. Mac OSX all versions

    137 vote(s)
    8.2%
  9. Linux - all versions

    157 vote(s)
    9.3%
  10. None of the above (please comment)

    25 vote(s)
    1.5%
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  1. N4CYA

    N4CYA QRZ MODERATOR Volunteer Moderator QRZ Page

    Windows 7 & Windows XP Pro.
     
  2. AC2EV

    AC2EV XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Let's see:

    Firewall - FreeBSD
    NAS - FreeBSD
    Routers - different Debian forks
    PCs - Run Ubuntu (Debian), Win2k, WinXP, Win7, Vista, WinME (I let it play in the DMZ every now and then).
     
  3. NO3R

    NO3R Ham Member QRZ Page

    My custom built desktop and HP laptop both run x86-64 Arch Linux. If I need to run a Windows app, I have a VirtualBox image of Windows XP Pro SP3 on both machines.

    The desktop has three hard drives; two 160 GB WDs and a TB drive I use for my "home" partition. I dual boot between the two 160s. I have Arch installed on the first one and Windows XP Pro SP3 on the second one. I use the Windows drive for gaming.
     
  4. W2TMN

    W2TMN DX Helper QRZ Page

    Windows 7 64-bit

    I'm currently running the Windows 7 64-bit OS on both my laptop & desktop.
     
  5. DL1OLI

    DL1OLI Guest

    Hi,

    Windows 7 Ultimate

    Oli
     
  6. K4RKY

    K4RKY Ham Member QRZ Page

    I currently use Windows XP Pro on one and Linux on one with a partition sharing it with Linux on my third computer. I need a laptop! :D
    Both work very well.
     
  7. SA3AYF

    SA3AYF Ham Member QRZ Page

    Windows 7 as it now is replacing XP in all of my computers. Most stable version of Windows yet. Allmost like Mac... ;-)
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2010
  8. N5YPJ

    N5YPJ QRZ Moderator QRZ Page

    Windows 7 and not by choice but I do have to admit I like it, seems very stable!
     
  9. K3ROJ

    K3ROJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Windows 7 64 bit

    Using a Flex Radio requires a stable computer and have found Windows 7 to be the most stable of all. Of course background programs are not allowed to run such as updates etc. When logging, I have found having the XML lookup feature on QRZ to be necessary since it pops up so fast as soon as entering the last letter of a call.
     
  10. K3ROJ

    K3ROJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Windows 7 Premium

    Having a software defined radio, the Flex 5000A, it is necessary to have a stable operating system with plenty of RAM. The newer Windows 7 systems using 64 bit processors and 6 GM RAM is the ultimate with never a glitch or latency problem.
     
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