Windows Thread, 1 Year left in Technical; About 250. Their days are numbered......
8th April 2013, 08:56 AM #16
About 250. Their days are numbered...
8th April 2013, 09:10 AM #17
A library PC that runs some software but that will go soon, plus another in the IT office that runs a bespoke piece of software that we use to take photos and import them into SIMS and print ID cards. Mind you that software has just stopped working for some reason :-/
8th April 2013, 09:10 AM #18
Oh yes and the laser cutter machine which isn't even on the network!
8th April 2013, 09:29 AM #19
Ironically, our laser cutter machine is one of those already moved over to Windows 7.
8th April 2013, 11:03 AM #20
Same here, except its a missing machine, I'm sure we'll fix the niggle stopping it working in 7 at some point.
Originally Posted by garethedmondson
8th April 2013, 11:35 AM #21
I take this comment back. Just tried the laser cutter on a Windows 7 machine and it works like a dream! Hooray, no XP machines!!
Originally Posted by Chris_
8th April 2013, 11:39 AM #22
About 80. Within an hour when this WDS session finishes, none!
8th April 2013, 11:51 AM #23
Out of 850 machines, we probably have around 750 XP. It is hoped that these will all be upraded over the summer.
8th April 2013, 11:55 AM #24
7 Desktops + all the laptops I'm likely never to see again.
8th April 2013, 12:04 PM #25
About 700! :P
But we're moving to Windows 7 on CC4 in the Summer.
8th April 2013, 12:12 PM #26
- Rep Power
Id say around 500/750 are on XP, however half of these machines will not take the upgrade! There is a big bill on the way! Some of the staff machines are using celerons (*shudders*) that are over 10 years old.
We truly are in the dark ages.
8th April 2013, 12:30 PM #27
Three, at the school I have only been culling rubbish at for a year, another week or so and there should be none. None for years now in the other schools thankfully, soo much less rubbish to deal with without them.
8th April 2013, 12:49 PM #28
According to The Telegraph, fewer than one in four businesses have moved from XP to 7.
8th April 2013, 01:00 PM #29
I wonder if there will be an ongoing market for antique hardware to run it on, kind of classic car terriroty like that company in India that makes new 1960's cars that was on Top Gear (I think that is where I saw it).
Originally Posted by Arthur
8th April 2013, 01:02 PM #30
- Rep Power
About 8-10 laptops in two schools and 10 desktops in another, one lot of laptops actually have Win 7 licenses but the muppets before us downgraded them to XP, so I'll be putting them back on 7 ASAP. the rest need replacing.
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