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CapsLock I'm in my prime: 42. Except for golf, I don't really care for sports (maybe...
There never has been only one alternative for PC operating systems. Why do you persist in perpetuating this lie?
I see. He didn't explain what changed or what he learned.
How so? Because I don't automatically reject Windows, and embrace Linux, and believe all the bullpoo cola bozo lies about it?
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Daeron All true, for me, at the time I wrote them. What's the problem? "Install Updates". Guess what? It completely locked up the...
At least as much as there is in accepting MS' EULAs.
Of course I don't agree - because it's not true.
Because you're using their software, and those are their terms if you want to use their software. That's not hard to understand, is it?
Pain in the butt?!?!? LOL! You Linux weenies are funny!
Liam Slider actually described installing Windows programs as a "pain in the butt." He said this:
DFS: dbl-click on setup.exe file Liam Slider: Double? Wow, twice the clicks.
Windows was, is and always will be easy to use.
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On Tue, 08 Feb 2005 15:20:00 -0500, DFS Good lord, how old are you? You act like my 12 year old when I tease him about his favorite...
note: I don't like the Windows product activation scheme any more than you cola nuts - I've already paid for the license and entered the key - but it's so trivial as to be a joke. Last time I had to do it (when I installed WinServer2003), it took about 5 seconds and two or three mouse clicks. Unfortunately, it's happening more and more in the closed source world. More and more apps and games require product activation - not just a license key.
No, he'll be back to running Windows (or possibly MS apps in wine) when his customers and vendors send him Excel spreadsheets or Word .docs that OpenOffice won't open correctly. Or when he needs a good accounting system.