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Forum: News 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 108
Views: 11,161
Posted By Win7User512
I wouldn't be surprised. As "smart" as each...

I wouldn't be surprised. As "smart" as each generation is supposed to be, I think too many things have to be "dumbed" down now.
Forum: News 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,564
Posted By Win7User512
It probably would have been more difficult, but...

It probably would have been more difficult, but one or more servers were located in Virginia, U.S.A.

Most were located in Hong Kong. But since at least one was in the U.S. it is easier for the...
Forum: Security News 22 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,293
Posted By Win7User512
True, not EVERY site can be protected ALL the...

True, not EVERY site can be protected ALL the time. But c'mon. How often/likely is that?



Not totally true. Having good AV and firewall software helps defend against attack.



Umm...didn't...
Forum: Security News 22 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,293
Posted By Win7User512
I can understand the frustration. And I hate to...

I can understand the frustration. And I hate to be too simplistic, but a lot of falling prey to malware can be avoided by only visiting trusted sites. Of course, I understand "trusted" is a relative...
Forum: News 19 Dec 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,409
Posted By Win7User512
To quote Metallica: "Sad but true."

To quote Metallica: "Sad but true."
Forum: News 15 Dec 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By Win7User512
While I don't approve of forced updates in almost...

While I don't approve of forced updates in almost all cases, I think people should at least update from IE6 (but not be forced).

This is just another attempt in a line of them that MS is trying to...
Forum: News 15 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By Win7User512
I believe it to be too late to save this OS. IMO,...

I believe it to be too late to save this OS. IMO, HP should drop it and use Android instead.
Forum: News 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By Win7User512
I tried it for a bit when it was CTR Code Named...

I tried it for a bit when it was CTR Code Named "Denali". Messed up my Visual Studio stuff a bit though; Will definitely look forward to the final build!
Forum: News 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By Win7User512
I've never had an issue with Netflix's...

I've never had an issue with Netflix's implementation of Silverlight. It was so much better than when they used the MS Media Player plug-in.

As both a user and developer, I found SL to be quite...
Forum: News 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 255
Views: 20,855
Posted By Win7User512
ASUS: 'We run out of hard disks at the end of the...

ASUS: 'We run out of hard disks at the end of the month'

ASUS: 'We run out of hard disks at the end of the month' • The Register (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/31/small_profit_for_asus/)
Forum: News 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By Win7User512
It's "surprising" to see these pioneers passing,...

It's "surprising" to see these pioneers passing, even though you always know they will some day. It's just incredible when they do. The unix guy died the other day, Jobs passed, and now McCarthy.
...
Forum: News 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
Don't use a VM. I tried in Virtual Box and it...

Don't use a VM. I tried in Virtual Box and it installed, but got errors and Metro apps didn't work.

Here is how to install it closer to the hardware (needs to be on actual hardware without trying...
Forum: Security News 23 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By Win7User512
For years now they have offered free software...

For years now they have offered free software along with Flash downloads. You can uncheck it.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, I noticed that they offer that or McAfee along with it. Sometimes it sits off to the...
Forum: Security News 23 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By Win7User512
For years now they have offered free software...

For years now they have offered free software along with Flash downloads. You can uncheck it.
Forum: News 20 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
The VHD is a better boot option than using...

The VHD is a better boot option than using Virtual Box. The metro apps don't work in VB. Also, the experience is a lot better than in a third party VM.

Win8 relies a lot on hardware acceleration,...
Forum: News 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
Thanks for that tip Win7User512. :) Do you...

Thanks for that tip Win7User512. :)

Do you think that I could add XP into the options by simply executing the command in that setup procedure (obviously changing the partition to the XP...
Forum: News 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
How did you do any of that (at all, consistently...

How did you do any of that (at all, consistently and/or repeatedly)? :confused:

I've been clicking on things (at random) and I can't see any consistent pattern of behaviour.
The options that...
Forum: News 16 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
Thanks Win7User512. :) The article seems to...

Thanks Win7User512. :)

The article seems to use a different partition.

I'll image my operating systems and then give it a try on the weekend.

I'd Rep you, but there doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: News 16 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
I used a similar method. This is the simplest...

I used a similar method. This is the simplest I've seen to not use a virtual machine app or installing directly to your machine (as primary OS).

Windows 8 VHD - Create at Boot to Dual Boot with -...
Forum: News 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 320
Views: 28,540
Posted By Win7User512
Could you explain a bit further? Only one UI runs...

Could you explain a bit further? Only one UI runs at a time, right?
Forum: News 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
Even the BSOD has been reimagined.

Even the BSOD has been reimagined.
Forum: News 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
I'm having issues when creating new projects in...

I'm having issues when creating new projects in the included Visual Studio 2011. When I create new projects there is an error in the designer.
Forum: News 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By Win7User512
They did say the New Defender would include...

They did say the New Defender would include anti-virus and malware protection so it should be bigger.

Jim :geek:[/QUOTE]

Yeah, but it cut those numbers in half after running a little while....
Forum: News 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By Win7User512
Hmm...they didn't mention during the keynote that...

Hmm...they didn't mention during the keynote that Defender uses 100MB of my RAM and 25-40% of the processor ALL THE TIME...

Edit: OK, Defender has calmed down and is in more reasonable ranges now.
Forum: News 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 175
Views: 19,257
Posted By Win7User512
Installed. Edit: Already has updates! ...

Installed.

Edit:

Already has updates!

http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/5849/win8updates.jpg
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