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Offline Eli Delventhal

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« Reply #30 - Posted 2010-01-13 15:11:22 »

Nice to see a moderator trolling.

Hey, I'm a person too, I can troll every once in a while. But you have to admit that this topic has been derailed for quite a while.

I have to admit I'm a bit of an Apple fanboy (been using a Mac since I was 5 or so), and as such Microsoft has always been the evil idea stealer. I almost feel a need to point out to Windows users who are impressed with an awesome "new" feature that it isn't so new after all.

That being said, to stay on topic: I have a dial boot machine, one with Mac and one with Windows XP. I have no plans at all to upgrade the Windows portion until I can't play games on it, mainly because that's what I use it for, but also because I have a stripped version of Windows XP that takes up like 80mb, starts up in 15 seconds, and is simple and works. Windows 7 seems altogether far too bloated to me, especially for $300.

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Offline Mr. Gol

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« Reply #31 - Posted 2010-01-14 10:36:20 »

Going back to the original post, I just read in the release notes for 1.6.0_18 ( that Windows 7 is now officially supported.
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« Reply #32 - Posted 2010-01-14 11:25:21 »

Going back to the original post, I just read in the release notes for 1.6.0_18 ( that Windows 7 is now officially supported.

Then I assume Windows 7 was not supported in 1.6.0_17 and below.

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Offline JL235

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« Reply #33 - Posted 2010-01-14 21:09:25 »

Then I assume Windows 7 was not supported in 1.6.0_17 and below.
I'm running java 6 update 17 and it works fine for me.

Offline zammbi

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« Reply #34 - Posted 2010-01-15 00:15:49 »

Well maybe not supported but I haven't had any problems with Java, even in Windows 7 beta which I think I was using 1.6.0_13 ish.

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Offline Nate

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« Reply #35 - Posted 2010-01-17 11:01:50 »

Launching new instances of existing applications requires more user actions; either shift-click, or right click->menu->left click.
Just found this one: middle click a taskbar button to open a new window/instance for that app.

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