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Forum: News 29 Oct 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 3,302
Posted By PhreePhly
Wow, the comments in that article are just sad.

Wow, the comments in that article are just sad.
Forum: News 28 May 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,699
Posted By PhreePhly
The ribbon interface was in Office 2007, with the...

The ribbon interface was in Office 2007, with the exception of MS Outlook. The Ribbon interface is new to Outlook in Office 2010.[/QUOTE]

Yea, I know, we skipped 2007. We went from 2003 directly...
Forum: News 27 May 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,699
Posted By PhreePhly
Maybe where you live, but around here, Office...

Maybe where you live, but around here, Office 2010 is very popular. My company just moved to 2010 in February and the ribbon is a huge hit. I was worried about the die-hard power users, especially...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 11,920
Posted By PhreePhly
Why not just try it. Rename hosts to hosts.old. ...

Why not just try it. Rename hosts to hosts.old. Reboot and try to go online. If it fixes your problem, great, if not, rename hosts.old to hosts and reboot.
Forum: News 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,595
Posted By PhreePhly
The operating system that's very similar to...

The operating system that's very similar to Windows 7 and vastly superior to Windows XP.[/QUOTE]



"vastly superior to Windows XP.".....????? Such strong words ...!!!!

I hope you know...
Forum: News 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,595
Posted By PhreePhly
Hear hear! My thoughts exactly Deacon. I've tried...

Hear hear! My thoughts exactly Deacon. I've tried a test drive on most current browsers and I see no reason to switch. It seems a browser is a fairly easy piece to write, so many are doing it and...
Forum: News 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,595
Posted By PhreePhly
No, they drop support because the technology has...

No, they drop support because the technology has moved on and the current software is no longer worth supporting. The hoops they have to jump through to try and keep old code upto date would lead to...
Forum: News 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,595
Posted By PhreePhly
I disagree that it is just marketing. If we...

I disagree that it is just marketing. If we follow the IE9 timetable, IE10 will most likely be RTW around April 2012. This happens to coincide with Vista SP2 ending mainstream support. Hopefully,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 422
Views: 209,077
Posted By PhreePhly
Lordbob, I re-read the OP since you have...

Lordbob,

I re-read the OP since you have updated and have but a few comments.

Under 64-bit, you state that 64-bit drivers are harder to find. This is only true of older hardware. If a...
Forum: Drivers 13 Jan 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 172,148
Posted By PhreePhly
dbsimms, Happy New Year! Great news about...

dbsimms,

Happy New Year! Great news about the drivers finally working. It looks like I'm getting a new laptop at work, and they no longer come with fingerprint scanners. I'm going to miss that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 209,077
Posted By PhreePhly
Maybe not, but there is also no reason NOT to use...

Maybe not, but there is also no reason NOT to use it.

I don't know if I would call it going crazy with them... There are not THAT many x64 native applications.

~Lordbob[/QUOTE]

Actually,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 209,077
Posted By PhreePhly
Not sure if this is a troll or not, but just in...

Not sure if this is a troll or not, but just in case you really believe what you wrote, let me try and dispel that mis-conception.

First of all, Windows Update does NOT use the browser. It is a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 209,077
Posted By PhreePhly
Not sure if this is a troll or not, but just in...

Not sure if this is a troll or not, but just in case you really believe what you wrote, let me try and dispel that mis-conception.

First of all, Windows Update does NOT use the browser. It is a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
Not sure what you're trying to say here. I agree...

Not sure what you're trying to say here. I agree that the installation is intended for the general public and works very well. Given that my Dad was able to do this, and he is as far from qualified...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
Given that I have it running on 12 different...

Given that I have it running on 12 different systems of very diverse performance, I'm going to diagnose PEBCAK. I have it running on both 64- and 32-bit OS's. My personal one access the mail on my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
Hi there Before slamming XP please remember...

Hi there
Before slamming XP please remember that A LOT of CORPORATE type of ERP software such as SAP software still need an XP backend system to run on.

These WILL change eventually but until...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
You do realize that Windows Live Mail stores...

You do realize that Windows Live Mail stores email locally, right? I mean, you would look pretty silly if you were arguing about a product that you obviously have no clue how it works.:o

Also,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
Yea, like GMail hasn't changed its interface at...

Yea, like GMail hasn't changed its interface at all. It still looks...oh yea, it has changed:rolleyes:

You do realize that MS receives TONS of usage data, right. Based on that usage data, they...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 209,077
Posted By PhreePhly
Ah, listen, anyone who is running a 16-bit...

Ah, listen, anyone who is running a 16-bit program has no reason whatsoever to upgrade to Windows 7! You and I both know that this issue is so remote and so 'particular' that it's almost a non-issue....
Forum: News 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,357
Posted By PhreePhly
It wasn't MS that bought McAfee, it was Intel.

It wasn't MS that bought McAfee, it was Intel.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
And when you get hit by malware because you...

And when you get hit by malware because you refuse to enter the 21st century, please don't come here complaining about MS operating systems. The color red has nothing to do with security. OE was...
Forum: News 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,357
Posted By PhreePhly
Not sure I'd call $7.68 Billion a bargain. They...

Not sure I'd call $7.68 Billion a bargain. They paid $48/share, almost 20% over the close that day. Intel really wanted them, and I'm not sure why. I'm not sure what their plan is. I think they...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 96
Views: 22,393
Posted By PhreePhly
OE sucked. It was an absolute security nightmare...

OE sucked. It was an absolute security nightmare and it needed to be nuked. Windows Live Mail is better in almost every way. Thank you MS for not having the e-mail program tied to the OS. This...
Forum: News 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,643
Posted By PhreePhly
OK, this made me laugh. Standardize and Apple in...

OK, this made me laugh. Standardize and Apple in the same sentence. You're joking, right. Apple doesn't have a clue what it means to be backwards compatible and maintaining standards.. You either...
Forum: News 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,508
Posted By PhreePhly
While I am a very happy x64 user, I think you are...

While I am a very happy x64 user, I think you are forgetting about a huge portion of the Windows using world. As has been noted many times, most enterprises are still on XP and won't be moving to Win...
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