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Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Installing Windows 7 Business Edition

I need to do app testing with the RC and know that we will be running Windows 7 Business Edition when it is released. Is there a way to install Windows 7 as this edition under the RC?

Thanks.
Forum: News 24 Jan 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 7,486
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Ha, MS can't win. They try to answer their...

Ha, MS can't win. They try to answer their critics by making Windows more secure and we figure out ways and reasons to make everyone and every process an admin.

I never run gadgets, they scare...
Forum: News 24 Jan 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Man, Win7 does look nicer, doesn't it? Never...

Man, Win7 does look nicer, doesn't it? Never underestimate eye candy, it was the main reason that i liked Ubuntu Linux was all the candy that I could prop up on the screen.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jan 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By patrickbdunlap
I read someone else comments, comparing Windows...

I read someone else comments, comparing Windows Control Panel with Mac OS 10's and I could see that there might be some improvements there but as far as changing the Program Files list and listing...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 5,713
Posted By patrickbdunlap
I assumed WinFS was being developed to replace...

I assumed WinFS was being developed to replace NTFS but it seems that WinFS is not a complete disk part systems, just a subsystem. I agree, NTFS is OLD and needs to be updated big time.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By patrickbdunlap
The one thing that just bugs the heck out of me...

The one thing that just bugs the heck out of me is MS ad. All they do is just react to Apple and have some vauge idea about what Windows is instead of noting that Windows are great gaming platforms,...
Forum: News 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,958
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Being both an Apple and a PC (Windows, Linux,...

Being both an Apple and a PC (Windows, Linux, etc) user, I disagree with some aspects of this but I think you hit part of it. I think the biggest growth for Windows 7 will be in the Netbook area...
Forum: News 13 Jan 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,539
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Very nice. I just uninstalled Mesh due to the...

Very nice. I just uninstalled Mesh due to the Aero issues.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,402
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Yea, the guy with the Dell noted that the file...

Yea, the guy with the Dell noted that the file speed and indexing was an issue (don't have the num - sorry). It has a 16 GB flash drive which is much slower at certain file functions then disk...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 6
Poll: Improvements
Views: 1,457
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Then it would be 2000. Compared to 95/98, it was...

Then it would be 2000. Compared to 95/98, it was (is) a dream. In fact I still use it on my linux machine as a VM since it runs the Win apps I need but has a very small footprint.

Missing from...
Forum: System Security 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,538
Posted By patrickbdunlap
A fully patched Vista (Win7) machine with UAC...

A fully patched Vista (Win7) machine with UAC running, firewall turned on, and the user not set as admin is good protection and would not require you to run Anti-Virus. Other then that, you might...
Forum: System Security 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,224
Posted By patrickbdunlap
You can also tweak these settings by going into...

You can also tweak these settings by going into Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Local Security Policy and then click on Security Options. Towards the bottom of the list of items are the UAC...
Forum: System Security 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 177,401
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Same with me.

Same with me.
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 6
Poll: Improvements
Views: 1,457
Posted By patrickbdunlap
The thing about OS improvements in your list is...

The thing about OS improvements in your list is that you are missing some in-between OS's that sucked but made the later suck less. Such as 95/98 to 2000 had NT and ME (and they both sucked); XP to...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,058
Posted By patrickbdunlap
Holding down the shift key and clicking a...

Holding down the shift key and clicking a shortcut key in the task bar opens a new window of it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jan 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,402
Posted By patrickbdunlap
My WTL at work installed 7 on a Dell mini netbook...

My WTL at work installed 7 on a Dell mini netbook without issues and it seems to run great. BTW, the mini is a very nice netbook with great res when connected to a ext monitor.
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