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Forum: News 07 Jul 2013
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Posted By Lone Browncoat
At the risk of incurring the ire of all you other...

At the risk of incurring the ire of all you other users here, the foundation of what's happening, that is the push to cloud/subscriptions today harkens back to all your sheepish acceptance of this...
Forum: News 29 Jun 2013
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Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Got more time on it [yes, it was the Enterprise...

Got more time on it [yes, it was the Enterprise version] last night and saw that, forgot that the clincher for me was "3D Objects", but too much fiddling to get it any where near what I had in mind,...
Forum: News 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
I saw that but as I was wiring, I didn't have...

I saw that but as I was wiring, I didn't have admin access, some features may have been locked out, I won't know now until I get my own install disk going on the new build.
Forum: News 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Lone Browncoat. You must be using some st...

Lone Browncoat.

You must be using some st grange version of Windows 7 , I have all of those things.[/QUOTE]

Well, it was the "Enterprise" version at the new Target Store under construction,...
Forum: News 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Well, I had another crack at that W7 machine,...

Well, I had another crack at that W7 machine, what is sorely lacking is that traditionally the appearance tab in the display box has the drop-downs;
Item
Colour Scheme
Font.
W7 is lacking the...
Forum: News 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha:roflmao: Tell me another fairy...

Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha:roflmao:
Tell me another fairy story.
I make my own security.
Forum: News 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
I'm only part way through the new build as time...

I'm only part way through the new build as time allows, have it [mobo] populated with 4GiB DDR3 and for the MDP-130 gotta run 32-bit,as explained earlier.

Its just that, if page file is still...
Forum: News 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
W7 still has that holdover called the pagefile,...

W7 still has that holdover called the pagefile, what do you need that for when 4GiB now costs less than 1GiB of a few years ago?

"This makes you think what the use of the pagefile is anyway these...
Forum: News 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
:pWell, smartasses, I happen to like the clean...

:pWell, smartasses, I happen to like the clean uncluttered look of the classic desktop, with the only "newfangled" bit being window transparency added.
I prefer text only, no damn icons or...
Forum: News 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
HA! I found the one thing I hate about Windows 7....

HA! I found the one thing I hate about Windows 7.
M$ sought not to include the classic colour schemes of XP/2000!
Found this out while on a friends' machine, if they allow you to turn off
Aero and...
Forum: News 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 72
Views: 5,147
Posted By Lone Browncoat
That article is full of fear mongering L.F. I...

That article is full of fear mongering L.F.
I can't believe that some of those posters there are IT specialists.
XP users will have to do what 2000 users have been doing for the past couple of...
Forum: News 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
What I meant to say was that the capture cards...

What I meant to say was that the capture cards would not run under Vista but they ran fine when 7 became available, Terry Peterson, who posts as TPeterson over there can attest to that.
...
Forum: News 06 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
That was my concern back then.....running legacy...

That was my concern back then.....running legacy gear and applications, why buy new when what you already have works? That's why I avoided Vista, however the users over in another one of 'my' forums...
Forum: News 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
I have 16 open in Firefox without lateral...

I have 16 open in Firefox without lateral scrolling needed.
Forum: News 31 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Don't know, been using Mozilla/Netscape since...

Don't know, been using Mozilla/Netscape since converting from ST/TT though i think i was only using Lynx at the time, don't remember. Sometimes Opera, may try Chrome/Chromium someday.
Forum: News 28 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Go to msfn if you want to access 4-8 gigs using...

Go to msfn if you want to access 4-8 gigs using the /PAE switch, more for the server versions and there is a thread there on running on modern equipment,which was already proved, including beyond two...
Forum: News 27 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Read that, too much tinkering for me, my...

Read that, too much tinkering for me, my favourite is still 2000 Pro [no activation, integrated VL copy]
and with the modified NT5.1 kernels i was able to keep up when Mozilla and the rest went to...
Forum: News 26 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Then I'll order [as before] the 5-10$ CD for...

Then I'll order [as before] the 5-10$ CD for off-line installations, if they ever do one.
Forum: News 26 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Yep, they were powerful in their day, better than...

Yep, they were powerful in their day, better than 640k DOS.
Forum: News 20 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
This thread still kickin'? Apple (bleh) ...

This thread still kickin'?


Apple (bleh)

Way back when I had my Atari TT I had a two fisted approach, trackball at my left hand, the Atari two-button mouse plugged into it, at my right and I...
Forum: News 02 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Has Physical Address Extension been mentioned...

Has Physical Address Extension been mentioned yet?
Using the /PAE switch in 32 bit systems from 2000Pro to W7 as allowed legacy hardware/software users to
go to 8GiB and arrange to their needs,...
Forum: News 01 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
:p;):sleepy:

:p;):sleepy:
Forum: News 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Certainly not as flexible, as i said in another...

Certainly not as flexible, as i said in another post, I would like to stick with Windoze as it affords me the most flexibility when moving from one machine to another. Having used open source for...
Forum: News 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Take your pick, OSDisc.com - Linux...

Take your pick,
OSDisc.com - Linux (http://www.osdisc.com/products/linux)
I have a preference for the below:D.
So cool ice cubes are jealous PCLinuxOS (http://www.pclinuxos.com/)
Forum: News 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 93,222
Posted By Lone Browncoat
Then I am a dino. :)

Then I am a dino. :)
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