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Forum: News 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 104
Views: 9,834
Posted By badtux
Apple has in fact exited the business market with...

Apple has in fact exited the business market with the discontinuance of the xServe product. There's nothing on the Apple site that even resembles a business desktop or business server.
Forum: News 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 104
Views: 9,834
Posted By badtux
One thing to remember is that Windows 8 is only...

One thing to remember is that Windows 8 is only being forced upon consumers, not upon businesses. Businesses with a Microsoft per-seat site license will be free to wipe Windows 8 and install Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
Don't happen to have a Netgear router handy, but...

Don't happen to have a Netgear router handy, but last time I did it was in a "Tools" tab somewhere.

Can you ping the computer from other computers on the network?

Does the Netgear router show...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
What about the logs on the wireless router? Check...

What about the logs on the wireless router? Check those logs (turn them on if they're not on). Does it see the laptop at all? Is the laptop's MAC address (see ipconfig /all) showing up in the list of...
Forum: News 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
There's a difference between an embedded...

There's a difference between an embedded application like a grocery store scanner, and a general purpose computing environment. Heck, my brother (who works in SCADA) still has some *DOS* systems out...
Forum: News 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
I have to agree. Unfortunately good product...

I have to agree. Unfortunately good product managers, people who have good taste, insight into the market, and the technical chops to know what's doable and not doable within a given time frame, are...
Forum: News 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
Yes and no. I work in the field. I know some of...

Yes and no. I work in the field. I know some of the personalities involved. I can tell you that while Microsoft's marketing department was s***ing bricks about the tablets taking market share away...
Forum: News 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
I see the assumption here that Microsoft did what...

I see the assumption here that Microsoft did what they did out of arrogance or spite. But what I see is that the Microsofties truly believe that Windows 8 is great and that the Metro err Modern...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
Okay, the second error (the one after "Wireless...

Okay, the second error (the one after "Wireless Network Connection 2") is *not* normal. What it indicates is that something is interfering with communications with your DHCP server. Because if your...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
You need to do the renew on *all* computers and...

You need to do the renew on *all* computers and devices, if my theory is correct (that the DHCP server on the wireless router got reset and lost track of which computer has which IP address).

The...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By badtux
Uhm, no, I'm not the original poster, and my...

Uhm, no, I'm not the original poster, and my setup works just fine with no (zero) dropped connections, thank you. The Apple is the primary router because it handles IPv6 (which my ISP, Compost,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
Usually when only 1 out of 4 packets makes it to...

Usually when only 1 out of 4 packets makes it to the destination and back, that means there's a duplicate IP address on your network. This typically happens when you reset the router and it "forgot"...
Forum: News 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
They'll run Windows 7, of course. You *can*...

They'll run Windows 7, of course.

You *can* run XP programs on Windows 8, but Windows 8 makes you jump through hoops to do so. I had to even define the installer to run in "compatibility mode" on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By badtux
No need to go to a paid antivirus, Microsoft...

No need to go to a paid antivirus, Microsoft Security Essentials scores pretty highly on threats that it'll stop, and is free from Microsoft. I tried most of the antivirus programs and typically they...
Forum: News 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By badtux
I actually despised Office 2010, it was much less...

I actually despised Office 2010, it was much less intuitive than Office 2007, Microsoft moved everything around and I couldn't find anything because nothing was in any obvious place to look, it was...
Forum: News 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,460
Posted By badtux
Microsoft didn't win when sued by Apple. They...

Microsoft didn't win when sued by Apple. They strung it out for years until Apple ran out of money (this being pre-Jobs) and finally agreed to a settlement where they admitted no fault. The terms of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,786
Posted By badtux
So can you 'ping google.com' from that CMD window?

So can you 'ping google.com' from that CMD window?
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By badtux
Almost always when this has happened for me, it...

Almost always when this has happened for me, it was the result of an incompatibility between the wireless chip in the wireless router and the wireless chip in the device. I have a LG Blueray player,...
Forum: News 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,460
Posted By badtux
The patent in question that the patent trolls are...

The patent in question that the patent trolls are using was filed in 2000, so it expires in 2017 (the rule is that the patent extends from date of filing, not from date of grant). But as I pointed...
Forum: News 02 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By badtux
Excellent news. I've been using the 2013 preview...

Excellent news. I've been using the 2013 preview since it hit MSDN, I'll check for the RTM. Office 2013 Outlook in particular resolves a number of annoying and irritating bugs in Office 2010 Outlook...
Forum: News 02 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,460
Posted By badtux
Patent trolls. :mad: As for the validity of...

Patent trolls. :mad:

As for the validity of the patent, they have a slight problem called *prior art*... as in, AOL did it in 1996 (sorry for the big picture, but a picture is truly worth a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By badtux
Once again, these are completely and totally...

Once again, these are completely and totally normal CPU temperatures for a modern laptop. Manufacturers deliberately set the fans as low as possible in order to reduce noise and power consumption,...
Forum: News 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 104
Views: 9,834
Posted By badtux
This is why I want MS to release an update that...

This is why I want MS to release an update that matches the performance of Windows 8 kernel. Be it a service pack or a regular update, I just want Windows 7 UI to match the performance of Windows 8...
Forum: News 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 104
Views: 9,834
Posted By badtux
Not likely, there's been some significant changes...

Not likely, there's been some significant changes deep inside to do things like, e.g., reduce the number of timer interrupts (which in turn suck CPU cycles) that aren't really backward compatible...
Forum: News 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,315
Posted By badtux
I find it very hard to believe too. I manage my...

I find it very hard to believe too. I manage my company's engineering infrastructure and Windows 2012/Windows 8 will be deployed... someday. For one thing, it's a bit harder than just rolling it out....
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