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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Jody Thornton
Hmmmmm - thanks townbg. Sounds like you're of...

Hmmmmm - thanks townbg. Sounds like you're of the same thinking NoelC is. Well it will be interesting if anyone, went ahead with updates and saw slowdowns. I felt like it has slowed down, but I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Jody Thornton
Windows Update Slowdowns Since January 2018

Just interesting reading here on MSFN, where a forum member has extensively tested the speed differences before and after applying updates since January 2018. He does use a Windows 7 and an Windows...
Forum: News 06 May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By Jody Thornton
I have to say, I've only noticed improvements in...

I have to say, I've only noticed improvements in speed on Quantum since Firefox 57. Now I have a new machine that I've performed a test install of Windows 8, with Firefox Quantum. It's QUITE fast. ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Apr 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Jody Thornton
Wow it's that bad, eh? (Referring to the...

Wow it's that bad, eh? (Referring to the post-2018 important updates). Is this besides having to do with Spectre and Meltdown mitigation patches?
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Jody Thornton
You might want to talk to the folks at...

You might want to talk to the folks at videokarma.org. There are a lot of fans and collectors of Vintage and CRT televisions. Just a thought.
:)
Forum: Chillout Room 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,214
Posted By Jody Thornton
I don't believe that's true. As much as it's out...

I don't believe that's true. As much as it's out of support, Windows 95 is STILL a copyrighted product. You still need a license to run it.
Forum: News 15 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Jody Thornton
I wonder what explains that?

I wonder what explains that?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Sep 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By Jody Thornton
Well Zoho has been pretty good for me. Their...

Well Zoho has been pretty good for me. Their interface reminds me of the old G-Mail. HOWEVER, they are moving to a new flat mobile-style interface, and all new users are forced onto it.

But, if...
Forum: Software 15 Aug 2017
Replies: 1,088
Views: 330,981
Posted By Jody Thornton
Anyone noticing anything different about the new...

Anyone noticing anything different about the new version at all? I'm just waiting to hear from others' expreiences prior to installing on this end.
:)
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jody Thornton
I used that too in the past - cool tool :)

I used that too in the past - cool tool
:)
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jody Thornton
But try the x64 build with SP2, the Platform...

But try the x64 build with SP2, the Platform update, and just use Prefectch (disable SuperFetch in the registry only). It worked REALLY nice.
:)
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jody Thornton
I only agree on 10. It works well actually, but...

I only agree on 10. It works well actually, but I hate the interface and reduced customization - oh and the forced updates too.

Windows ME could be tweaked to be a nice hybrid OS when 9x was...
Forum: News 07 Aug 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,512
Posted By Jody Thornton
So what's the update? :)

So what's the update? :)
Forum: News 06 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,501
Posted By Jody Thornton
Well just how are you showing him that it's...

Well just how are you showing him that it's dangerous? See, I was one of those like-minded as you, but I ate crow when WannaCrypt came about. Turns out in that respect, XP was actually safer (since...
Forum: System Security 02 Jul 2017
Replies: 1,388
Views: 213,282
Posted By Jody Thornton
OK I'm going for v2.20. Let's see how it goes. ...

OK I'm going for v2.20. Let's see how it goes.
:)
Forum: System Security 01 Jul 2017
Replies: 1,388
Views: 213,282
Posted By Jody Thornton
Can someone weigh in on this at all? :o

Can someone weigh in on this at all?
:o
Forum: News 24 Jun 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 19,884
Posted By Jody Thornton
Just thought it was interesting that the last...

Just thought it was interesting that the last round of updates contained the inclusion of patches for Vista AND XP. Wow!
Forum: News 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jody Thornton
I was going to say that pretty much it seems like...

I was going to say that pretty much it seems like a mobile-first initiative. The buttons now appear very iOS-like even on a PC.
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,388
Views: 213,282
Posted By Jody Thornton
I still use v1.75 and STILL receive definition...

I still use v1.75 and STILL receive definition updates.

I was told that most of the improvement that went into v2x was UI and stability related, and that most of the detection and cleaning ability...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Jun 2017
Replies: 574
Views: 28,497
Posted By Jody Thornton
terrabyte

terrabyte
Forum: General Discussion 29 May 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jody Thornton
I've been looking very very seriously in to Q4OS...

I've been looking very very seriously in to Q4OS (which is a Debian derivative). It's quite nice, and I've noticed a LOT of Windows applications working on Wine. Might be a good idea.
:)
Forum: Software 26 May 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 6,344
Posted By Jody Thornton
I find PerfectDisk is one of the best, especially...

I find PerfectDisk is one of the best, especially for consolidating free space, anf for boot time degfragmentation.
Forum: Chillout Room 24 May 2017
Replies: 118
Views: 29,455
Posted By Jody Thornton
I've received two Windows 8 Pro sealed packages...

I've received two Windows 8 Pro sealed packages with both x64 and x86 media, and I've paid $60 for the first and later, $40 for the second copy. Both Legit and I've only activated the first. So it...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 May 2017
Replies: 1,367
Views: 313,867
Posted By Jody Thornton
Mine's in my avatar

Mine's in my avatar
Forum: Chillout Room 17 May 2017
Replies: 118
Views: 29,455
Posted By Jody Thornton
Why is ME any less an OS than 95 or 98?...

Why is ME any less an OS than 95 or 98? :confused:

My favourites were 2000, XP x64 Edition, Vista SP2 x64, and 8 x64. I think 8 gives you the best of 7, but with no telemetry or GWX. The only...
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