Windows XP memories thread.

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  1. Touko White
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    Any memories you'd like to share of Windows XP. ^^

    I have a few. Like when it was EOL, that was extremely horrible to me :(
     
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    I still remember, when you were able to make the console natively fullscreen :P

    And I still remember the horrible desktop redraw speeds :<

    And ofc, MSN :P
     
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    OMG I loved those little Microsoft Agents that you could make pop up on the screen! :D
    And I always used to be addicted to the pre-installed games; I'm talking about that pinball game more specifically! :P

    Ahh, the sweet memories! :lol:
     
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    Oje, those! I remember I once wrote a crappy VBScript for it, so it moves OFFCAT to the taskbar, but sadly school wiped my user account :(
     
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    I remember the little internet games especially internet draughts/chequers ^^
     
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    Internet backgammon was my favorite. <3
     
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    You can still do that in Win10, just saying. ;)
     
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    Who remembers also the Royale and Embedded visual styles?
    Embedded is the best theme for XP
     
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    We had a dialup connection back then, so I couldn't play those Internet games.
     
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    awwww :(
    the horrors of 56k and IE6
     
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    I still have a machine with XP on it, I'd gladly replace 10 with XP on this laptop. :P
     
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    Yeee, rly? With ALT-ENTER?
     
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    yeah
     
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    My old (ded) Experience laptop says it's Vista capable :creep:
     
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    haha try running it xD
    (or maybe longhorn 4074)
     
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    In your heart
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    @Salamencizer lol I remember that, it was fun.
    one other thing IE does better than any other browser is making art out of freeze/crash error screens and things.
     
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    I just click the second from right icon in the title bar. :P
     
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    pleasantry i remember this


    i wish i still had that British on drugs theme on new windows :'(
     
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    Yeah you have to buy those now :(