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Old 01-18-2009, 09:45 PM   #11
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Default Re: Vista Ultimate SP1 x64?

Originally Posted by dude_56013 View Post
No crap. Way to just make everything more complicated than it needs to be
History. x86 refers to the old computers, such as the 386, 8086, 286, etc...

The name stuck as x86, and has been used since. There is a lot more background on it but that is the gist of it.

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Old 01-18-2009, 10:15 PM   #12
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Haha...and we all know that NO one likes change :P

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