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Windows 2000

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Re: Windows 2000

Post by NewYorkEagle » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:24 am

W2K was like the best version of Windows before XP came along. You could actually do a lot of stuff on there, especially when its support lasted for 10 years. The only thing was that it just seems like a typical Windows 9x version. But I guess nobody really cared for a different kernel until late 2001. Aside from that, W2K was at least better than 95 and 98, in my opinion.
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by TheCanadianToast » Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:25 am

Windows 2000 had the best startup sound ever. It was a lightweight operating system at the time, and it ran great on computers running an Intel Pentium 3 and higher, and yeah, it had support for 10 years. 2000-2010...

It was also the last Windows NT based operating system by Microsoft that did not really push Windows Genuine Advantage that much, which was Microsoft's way of combating piracy which this lasted up until Windows 7...
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by NewYorkEagle » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:05 am

TheCanadianToast wrote:
Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:25 am
Windows 2000 had the best startup sound ever. It was a lightweight operating system at the time, and it ran great on computers running an Intel Pentium 3 and higher, and yeah, it had support for 10 years. 2000-2010...

It was also the last Windows NT based operating system by Microsoft that did not really push Windows Genuine Advantage that much, which was Microsoft's way of combating piracy which this lasted up until Windows 7...
It doesn't seem like a big deal now, since XP and Vista (well almost) are already outdated to a lot of people. So it's not like Windows Genuine Advantage actually helps operating systems now.
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by ShinyElGhosteo » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:14 am

Although it was made for businesses I always saw home computers with it. Guess it was just that good. My dentist actually still has 2000 machines in use along side 7 machines so when they are doing dental work i usually watch the pipes screensaver.
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by NewYorkEagle » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:51 am

ShinyElGhosteo wrote:
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:14 am
Although it was made for businesses I always saw home computers with it. Guess it was just that good. My dentist actually still has 2000 machines in use along side 7 machines so when they are doing dental work i usually watch the pipes screensaver.
In my doctor's office, they actually used Windows 2000 for a very long time. I think they still have it to this day, but I'm not exactly sure.
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Re: Windows 2000

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ShinyElGhosteo wrote:
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:14 am
Although it was made for businesses I always saw home computers with it. Guess it was just that good. My dentist actually still has 2000 machines in use along side 7 machines so when they are doing dental work i usually watch the pipes screensaver.
I remember my first experience with Windows 2000 being at my dad's friend's house. I also remember there being Windows 2000 machines at my dad's work, but he had Windows NT 4.0 for a while there, until XP came out.
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by NewYorkEagle » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:44 am

delawareian wrote:
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:05 am
ShinyElGhosteo wrote:
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:14 am
Although it was made for businesses I always saw home computers with it. Guess it was just that good. My dentist actually still has 2000 machines in use along side 7 machines so when they are doing dental work i usually watch the pipes screensaver.
I remember my first experience with Windows 2000 being at my dad's friend's house. I also remember there being Windows 2000 machines at my dad's work, but he had Windows NT 4.0 for a while there, until XP came out.
Most of the time, I saw Windows 2000 at my grandma's after school place. Even though they had it for a long time. The last time I've been there was in 2012, so I'm not sure if they replaced them or not.
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by MajorSky17 » Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:13 pm

Fast, secure and simple. What else is there one could want in an OS?
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Re: Windows 2000

Post by NewYorkEagle » Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:43 pm

MajorSky17 wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:13 pm
Fast, secure and simple. What else is there one could want in an OS?
A home edition for it, which is what ME (Millennium Edition) was supposed to be?
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