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Windows XP – Then and Now [Image]

Rusty Windows XP [9GAG]


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  • Published 09/8/11

Comments (12)

  1. Master

    LMAOO good one :)

  2. Msidiiq


  3. Johnny

    is not the same landscape… but good one!! :)

  4. AsianAngel

    @Johnny – Actually it is the same location with a difference of ten years between photos. ^_^

  5. zuss

    ha……….lie ! keep it on!..but beautiful!

  6. Ronald Hartung

    I would like to be able to give help by trying out this new XP windows

  7. Bob1001

    Boo-hoo!!! I love my two XP desktops, Home and Pro.. I must say I like my Windows 7 Professional a lot too, and have had no problems whatever with it. But I am in mourning…

  8. Ushindi

    Funny – I used to live in Santa Rosa years ago, and probably drove past this hill many times before XP came along. Who knew?

  9. Alinna

    In case users want to place that image on their XP desktops:

  10. Giridharan GM

    Lol!! :) :)

  11. dlgn

    :'( My dream of having a picnic there is ruined!

  12. Terry

    WinXp will live forever ;)

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