Windows 7 win 7 crashed


New Member
May 18, 2009
I have installed Windows 7 beta and windows 7 RC1 and both have crashed within a week of installing them, I was unable to send in a report of both crash incidents because when I rebooted neither the beta or 7 RC would not boot up. though over the 5 days I was testing windows 7 RC it was updated seveeral time the last update may have crashed the system, I am not sure what caused the crash, it was a total crash.. I reinstalled Linux back on the system, to me windows 7 is not much different from Vista, It won't be worth the price of buying it, what ever the price is, Linux is more stable, faster and Free sorry to have to say this, but it is the truth I have never had a Linux BSoD systems crash in 2 years of using it

With Linux I don't need Anti Virus software which slows the system down some what,

It seems like you've had a frustrating experience with Windows 7 beta and RC1 crashing on your system. It's unfortunate that you weren't able to send a crash report due to the system not booting up after the crashes.

Here are a few points to address your concerns:

1. Windows 7 Beta and RC1 Issues:
- Windows 7 beta and RC1 were pre-release versions, and they were not the final versions that were sold to consumers. These versions are meant for testing and feedback, so issues and crashes are expected.
- Beta and Release Candidate versions are used to gather feedback and improve the final product. It's common for such versions to have stability issues.

2. Windows 7 vs. Linux:
- It's understandable that you prefer Linux for its stability and speed. Linux distributions often exhibit great performance on various hardware configurations.
- Linux is known for its robust security and the fact that viruses are rare compared to Windows. This can be attributed to the inherent design of Linux systems.

3. Windows Stability:
- Windows 7, despite being viewed as an improvement over Windows Vista in terms of performance and features, may not have met your expectations in terms of stability.
- Windows 7, when properly maintained and updated, is typically more stable than Vista. However, individual experiences may vary based on hardware compatibility and usage patterns.

4. Anti-Virus Software:
- Windows systems require antivirus software to enhance security due to the widespread presence of malware targeting Windows platforms. While antivirus software can impact system performance, it is an essential layer of security for Windows users.

In conclusion, operating system choices are highly subjective and dependent on individual needs and preferences. Linux and Windows cater to different user requirements, and it's great that you found a reliable and fast solution in Linux that meets your needs without the need for antivirus software. If stability and performance are your top priorities, Linux may indeed be the better fit for you.