Windows 7 (Home Premium)
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Full user review
"One of the best OS evah!"
The OS runs remarkably well on newer laptops (Mine having 3GB RAM), programs run rather well on it. Rather user friendly. Good for the basic home uses and mostly for College work.
Some older programs take a little tweaking to get it to work. Somewhat expensive.
This operating system was a real comeback for Windows after the Vista disaster. This one doesn't take up much processing compared to its predecessor. Most older programs will work on it, though some will require tweaking. On the upside, those that do need tweaking VIA Compatibility mode isn't as difficult to tweak as an option was added to test for the best compatibility setting for optimal performance. Newer programs don't require much of any tweaking... if any! Rather useful for those (like myself) who are going to college for a computer-based degree and will be dealing with programs old and new while going through the courses. Though on the topic of college, the price is a bit high... but then again, what does one expect from an operating system this good and this fresh into the market?