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Windows 7: School computers are very crap

05 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noyb View Post
It was one the news a couple weeks ago ..
That a student was expelled for doing something that the school did not like ..
(as viewed by the spyware ...)
Even though what he was doing had nothing to do with the school.

I can't help wondering who they think they are ... Judge and Jury .. Or just God ??
And why were they watching ???
I could answer that question; but that would invoke a political discussion. Let's just say it is about control.
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05 May 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noyb View Post
It was one the news a couple weeks ago ..
That a student was expelled for doing something that the school did not like ..
(as viewed by the spyware ...)
Even though what he was doing had nothing to do with the school.

I can't help wondering who they think they are ... Judge and Jury .. Or just God ??
And why were they watching ???
I could answer that question; but that would invoke a political discussion. Let's just say it is about control.
But there is a limit to the control. Its actually a thin line between control and censorship or dictatorship
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05 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I don't disagree.
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05 May 2010   #14

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Also it might be the noise, I have noticed that office/school computers are quiet compared to my PC.
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05 May 2010   #15

Microsoft windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Well the computer manufacture is dell as well but i guess they are ok for school work and online here witch is about the only thing you could get on from all the internet security and filtering systems
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05 May 2010   #16

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
just thought i will give info on the school pcs i have to go on

512mb ram
pentium dual core inside
32mb internal intel graphics chipset
profile space 10mb
:/
And the old Windows XP. LOL
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05 May 2010   #17

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
Well the computer manufacture is dell as well but i guess they are ok for school work and online here witch is about the only thing you could get on from all the internet security and filtering systems
I agree with you stu, as i go the same skl as you, but the restictions have never stoped me, you or Jamie trying to hack the system, and all of us have done diffrent things like you and the time which was funny, but then we got told off, but the main pc's are mostly for school work, which we don't know the meaning of, and the limot of stuff and filtering will never get it our way as long as we have Note pad.
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05 May 2010   #18

windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

You kids don't know how good you have it. In my day, the school computer was an abacus! And we had to walk through three feet of snow to get to it! Up hill... both ways! And half the time you couldn't use it anyway 'cause a mastodon was sleeping on it...

Harumph! Kids today!
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06 May 2010   #19

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stevieray View Post
You kids don't know how good you have it. In my day, the school computer was an abacus! And we had to walk through three feet of snow to get to it! Up hill... both ways! And half the time you couldn't use it anyway 'cause a mastodon was sleeping on it...

Harumph! Kids today!
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06 May 2010   #20

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stevieray View Post
You kids don't know how good you have it. In my day, the school computer was an abacus! And we had to walk through three feet of snow to get to it! Up hill... both ways! And half the time you couldn't use it anyway 'cause a mastodon was sleeping on it...

Harumph! Kids today!
now I do feel happy with the slow pc's
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