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134498

Re: New computer

p.s. "Microsoft already got their bucks" ... OEM manufacturers (Dell, HP, Asus, etc) pay very very little for Windows (shrouded in secrecy, but probably around
autostaretx
7:37 PM
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134497

Re: New computer

Nope... not legal (most likely). I haven't read the Windows 10 license "agreement" (Hey! I'm retired! I don't have to do *that* any more), but in all previous
autostaretx
7:25 PM
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134496

Re: New computer

I believe you can legally put an older version of Windows on a new computer that was purchased with a newer operating system. You have paid for the old
l_d_bonnie
10:41 AM
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134495

Re: New computer

I use an xp box to control the scope and a win 7 rig for processing. I also use a galaxy tab 4 and a bluelink for control on my travel scope. I don't think
Mike L H
8:36 AM
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134494

Re: New computer

If you have Win 7 64 bit forget about Win 10, there is nothing to gain... For what its worth. Ian.
Ian Roberts
7:50 AM
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134493

Re: New computer

In the dome - XP Pro Tower, runs PHD, DSLR Shutter, Meade AutoStarSuite, and until recently I had a Canon 300D aka Digital Rebel. Canon only has drivers up to
lucifer8554
Aug 29
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134492

Re: New computer

On my observatory PC I’m still running XP. Its just too much of a pain to upgrade – particularly when it will add nothing to performance. Dave Herald
Dave Herald
Aug 29
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134491

Re: New computer

Just curious. I have been using XP since most everything runs smooth...drivers and all. Since I only use it for my scope and astrophotography and never use it
Don Merchant
Aug 28
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134490

Re: New computer

I have had no problems with Windows 10. I do all my imaging sessions with it (PHD2, Backyard EOS, etc.). FWIW. Jim
Jim Coleman
Aug 28
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134489

Re: New computer

CCDsoft, CCDOpps, Meade DSIs, all Meade scopes all work just fine with W7, W8, W8.1. W10 won't be far behind Sent from my phone, so excuse tyypos pleas
Dave MacAllister
Aug 28
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134488

Re: New computer

I understand, xp worked for me to, but that computer is gone now, I have an xp disk but I don't even think a computer will except it otherwise I would us
shand1
Aug 28
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134487

Re: New computer

Yep - me too. XP has controlled my equipment with absolutely no problems. I did have an issue with my XP observatory computers communicating with my Windows 10
Keith Graham
Aug 28
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134486

Re: New computer

As do I....I have four extra backup PC desktops with XP Pro to take the place of any that may fail. Works like a champ and no reason whatsoever to upgrade to
P. Clay Sherrod
Aug 28
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134485

Re: New computer

i still run XP NO Problems LOL
bobkat19492000
Aug 28
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134484

Re: Help with LX200 electronics

The level-North and GPS gray ribbon cable only goes between two points in the left upper fork arm and does not travel down through the forks or into the base
Christopher Erickson
Aug 28
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