Originally Posted by t-turley
When I bought a new laptop recently, I specifically ordered one with XP instead of W7, which I despise. I guess M$ must get their tribute by forcing PC users to move to a new OS every few years. XP support will end in 2014. Personally, I would have never left W2000 if support had continued for it.
I'm with you, Tony! My netbook is XP, got it before the rush to W7 which requires a big (well 160GB heheh) spinning hard drive instead of my SSD.
As for antivirus, free Avast works great and is compact