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Eventually it willï¿½ happen on one way or onï¿½ the other. But does it
really mean buying a new computer every single year? I don't think
Em 15/01/2019 17:15, Monte Single
A lot of older machines will not have
the right hardware to run win 10.
But what's the link between buying a new
computer and updating Windows? I can't get your point here,
Em 15/01/2019 17:09, Monte Single
So does that mean hundreds of millions
of people will be buying a new computer a year from now?
The official answer:
January 14, 2020 )one year left).
It is very easy to find out.ï¿½ Do a
Google search for end of Windows 7 support and see what
known reliable sources say.ï¿½
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, January 15,
2019 7:18 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Want
to upgrade computer
I am hearing different times for the
end of win 7 support;ï¿½ mid jan 2020, mid 2020,ï¿½ any
software works fine on a 64-bit computer. The Windows 7
laptop Iï¿½m using right now is 64-bit, and, although
some programs have 64-bit versions which I have
installed, I havenï¿½t had problems with the ones I use
which are only 32-bit, and some of those are pretty old.
So is my computer actually, I bought it back in 2011,
but I knew Iï¿½d do a certain amount of multi-tasking
with it, so I got one with 4 GB of RAM. Itï¿½s only more
recently that Iï¿½ve heard of people having much more
RAM than that. Iï¿½m considering upgrading my computer
as well, as Windows 7 is no longer supported from
mid-January 2020, so Iï¿½m reading this thread with
interest, it might give me some idea of what to look for
as far as specification goes when the time comes to
Bye for now!
Actually if you can handle it I found a
speed improvement with 64 bit windows on win7 with 4gb
But if you like older software I'd stay
with 32 bit.
On 15/01/2019 12:51
AM, Gene wrote:
I doubt what you
are saying is correct.ï¿½ Its true that 32bit
Windows is limited in memory access, as you say.ï¿½
But at the same time, 32 bit versions of Windows
require far less memory and I very much doubt that
Windows 10 is much more, if at all memory intensive
than Windows 7 or Windows 8.ï¿½ Memory needs for
32bit Windows are dramatically less than for
64bit.ï¿½ I don't know if this is true, but the
limitation may make Windows 10 run less efficiently
if a very memory intensive program is being used.ï¿½
But for typical uses, I doubt there is a problem.
All of which may
have no bearing on the current situation because the
computer may be a 64 bit computer and the version of
Windows that may be upgraded to may well be
64bit.ï¿½ But for anyone who has a 32bit computer
who is following the thread, I think this point
needs further discussion.
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2019 5:37 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Want to upgrade computer
If you have a 32-bit
version of Windows (no matter whether the machine's
hardware is 32- or 64-bit) then it will not use more
than 3Gbytes of RAM.
This tends to give disappointing performance when
running a screenreader
alongside other applications, as well as being a waste
of money for the
On Monday 14 January 2019 at 12:35:38, Gene wrote:
> Isn't there a 32 bit version of Windows 10?ï¿½
What if the machine is a 32bit
> Also, what version of Windows is currently being
run?ï¿½ You may just have
> minor annoyances when Microsoft imposes two full
upgrades on you a year.
> Microsoft may slow the schedule down but we don't
know if it will, but
> some people have more annoying problems or even
serious ones after an
> imposed Microsoft upgrade on occasion.ï¿½ So my
question is, why do you want
> to upgrade?ï¿½ If the reason isn't pressing, you
might want to leave things
> as they are.
> ----- Original message -----
> From: Antony Stone
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2019 5:22 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [nvda] Want to upgrade computer
> 1. We don't know what you regard as a "normal
Windows 10 user".
> 2. I would recommend more than 4Gbytes of RAM,
and make certain you have
> 64- bit Windows.
> 3. See the thread on this list starting Friday
11th entitled "Minimum Specs
> for NVDA with Other Intensive Applications".
> On Monday 14 January 2019 at 12:16:38, farhan
> > I want to upgrade my computer. Is core i3
processor and 4gb ram enough
> > for normal windows 10 user?
Normal people think "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".
Engineers think "If it ain't broke, it doesn't have
enough features yet".
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please *don't* CC me.