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Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 201,454
Posted By gurm42
This has been completely debunked by MS: ...

This has been completely debunked by MS:

The Storage Team at Microsoft - File Cabinet Blog : Debunking Myths about Remote Differential Compression and System Performance...
Forum: News 06 Aug 2009
Replies: 60
Views: 25,903
Posted By gurm42
Is that a guess or do you know that from...

Is that a guess or do you know that from someplace reliable?
Forum: News 06 Aug 2009
Replies: 60
Views: 25,903
Posted By gurm42
Not up yet, as of 9:30AM EST. I don't expect it...

Not up yet, as of 9:30AM EST. I don't expect it to be up until probably lunchtime, since Redmond is on PST (EST -3Hrs).

I need to check on the dates for the licensing portal as well, but...
Forum: Gaming 01 Aug 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,895
Posted By gurm42
Ha! "Now don't blame it on the overclocked...

Ha!

"Now don't blame it on the overclocked CPU!"

Ok, instead I'll blame it on the extra stress Windows 7 x64 puts on your overclocked CPU. It's semantics.

It's heat. Clock your CPU back...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 7,021
Posted By gurm42
I have a Win7 VM that we forgot about that has...

I have a Win7 VM that we forgot about that has been running... uh... since the first leaked tech release? So like... months and months. A LONG time.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 30 Jul 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By gurm42
A lot of the ... Analog Devices ... SoundMAX...

A lot of the ... Analog Devices ... SoundMAX integrated microphones simply don't work in Windows 7. And likely won't until the manufacturers pressure Analog Devices for a driver update.

I haven't...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By gurm42
Our licensing portal will have it on August 6...

Our licensing portal will have it on August 6...
Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 15,425
Posted By gurm42
Actually can't upload it - it's a web installer....

Actually can't upload it - it's a web installer. I'm not sure if it's keyed, but I suspect it is.
Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 15,425
Posted By gurm42
I got into this, too. I was leery at first...

I got into this, too. I was leery at first because I like installers. However, it seems to work great!
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By gurm42
Pretty sure we can't discuss it any more. So......

Pretty sure we can't discuss it any more. So... "maybe".
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5,701
Posted By gurm42
Can we all just assume that the original poster...

Can we all just assume that the original poster is a troll?

I find that the Intarweb is easier to stomach if you just assume everyone else is an anencephalic mongoloid. That way, when people say...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By gurm42
Not only 3rd party apps, but the entire OS. Want...

Not only 3rd party apps, but the entire OS. Want to double-click your C: drive and see the folders? Oh wait, that's XML and it's rendered by IE. Pretty much the entire OS is rendered by IE.

IF it...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By gurm42
You can "hate" IE all you like, but since the...

You can "hate" IE all you like, but since the entire OS runs on IE and it can NEVER be "uninstalled" (you can believe it uninstalls all you like but that won't make it true)... you'll just have to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 2,410
Posted By gurm42
Office 2010 Click-To-Run?

So I got an e-mail from MS, and I was all excited because it said I was into the Office 2010 program! So I open it... and I am in the click-to-run program. Huh?

Anyone else tried this yet?...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 5,307
Posted By gurm42
Ok, despite some of the QUESTIONABLE advice in...

Ok, despite some of the QUESTIONABLE advice in here, I'll explain what happened.

You installed a new OS. Thus, all your secondary support software (such as QuickTime) is no longer installed. You...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,979
Posted By gurm42
You don't want to use Ready Boost. It doesn't DO...

You don't want to use Ready Boost. It doesn't DO anything other than crash your machine if you accidentally unplug the drive. No speed gains, no usefulness at all. Just skip it.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 7,451
Posted By gurm42
News flash: Nobody misses 16-bit components,...

News flash: Nobody misses 16-bit components, 16-bit processes, or 16-bit applications.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 7,451
Posted By gurm42
Use a better compiler.

Use a better compiler.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 8,426
Posted By gurm42
The same thing happened with Vista. Sadly, it was...

The same thing happened with Vista. Sadly, it was never FIXED with Vista, and fully 75% of the laptops on store shelves remained Vista-driver-less for their video. And do to this day.

(Intel 915...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 3,349
Posted By gurm42
He's probably quoting that Reuters piece that...

He's probably quoting that Reuters piece that showed that something like 60% of companies will "skip Windows 7". It was a terrible piece, because they used bad data and a bogus survey. The survey...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 3,349
Posted By gurm42
There have been many Microsoft OS "Product...

There have been many Microsoft OS "Product Families".

DOS went through a ton of revisions from 1.0 all the way up to 6.22.
Windows versions 1 and 2 were just silly shells on top of DOS.
...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 14,956
Posted By gurm42
Well, it's possible - in fact nearly guaranteed -...

Well, it's possible - in fact nearly guaranteed - that manufacturers are not consistent across entire flash drive ranges. Yours clearly isn't fast enough for one reason or another.

But you are...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,768
Posted By gurm42
Don't think you'll get that confirmation until we...

Don't think you'll get that confirmation until we see some retail discs.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By gurm42
I simply haven't seen one that has been "tampered...

I simply haven't seen one that has been "tampered with" in this fashion. I think it would take an EXTREMELY skilled individual to:

1. Unpack an ISO.
2. Screw up the binaries in such a way as to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,768
Posted By gurm42
To answer the original question - it is...

To answer the original question - it is impossible to actually remove IE8.

Windows 7E will still have IE8 in it, because it CANNOT BE REMOVED FROM THE SYSTEM. Virtually 100% of Windows now uses...
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