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Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
Is there something you don't want to understand,...

Is there something you don't want to understand, maybe? XP was definitely more secure than NT and 2000 when it came out, many things needed fixing and were fixed along the way. And the fact is that...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
NT was full of huge bugs that didn't become...

NT was full of huge bugs that didn't become apparent until the days of 2000 and XP, when people actually started using the OS. And anyone will tell you that the kernel was pretty monolithic back...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
God, people can you please stop making statements...

God, people can you please stop making statements that have nothing to do with reality? "XP" "attacks", such as W32.Blaster more infamously, affected almost always XP and 2000 and NT. Although, using...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
As a final note, some w3schools OS statistics for...

As a final note, some w3schools OS statistics for June 2009

WinXP: 66,9%, Vista: 18.3% (http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp)

Note that Windows 7 already had by June a market...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
I'll just use a Wikipedia quote "Microsoft...

I'll just use a Wikipedia quote

"Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows NT 4.0 Workstation on 30 June 2004 and Windows NT 4.0 Server on 31 December 2004, due to major security...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
I didn't say XP was the bastion of security, but...

I didn't say XP was the bastion of security, but certainly not the most insecure OS developed by Microsoft. I did say that any OS used so widely and so long was bound to have many vulnerabilities...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By FXDriverGuy
Well, I was well into my studies to get a...

Well, I was well into my studies to get a computer engineering degree when MSDOS 4 came out (and a computer enthusiast since the ZX Spectrum days) and I can tell you that your statements are grossly...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,488
Posted By FXDriverGuy
What happened with Vista, and what could happen...

What happened with Vista, and what could happen here (as WZOR said), is that development was finished but "assembling" let's say the "distribution" was not. So you can be sure that Windows 7 will...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 12,984
Posted By FXDriverGuy
Firefox 3.5 is unusually bug-ridden but most...

Firefox 3.5 is unusually bug-ridden but most memory problems can be attributed to the Flash plugin. So I believe everyone should start blaming Adobe and not Mozilla.

Flash can and will eat up huge...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,900
Posted By FXDriverGuy
If any of your dynamic drives has become...

If any of your dynamic drives has become read-only you can use diskpart to clear the readonly flag. Check the MS support article on the utility

A Description of the Diskpart Command-Line Utility...
Forum: Drivers 28 Jun 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 33,516
Posted By FXDriverGuy
96.85 are the last official NVIDIA drivers for...

96.85 are the last official NVIDIA drivers for the FX series. They do work and you can retrieve them from Windows Update. They are just tolerably bad though.

To cut a long story short, you...
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