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Old 07-03-2012, 08:41 AM
 
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Huh??? Should I be offended by that?
Naaaa, I'm not, my paycheck depends on busted computers, the more the merrier
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:40 PM
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Huh??? Should I be offended by that?
Not necessarily, but if one considers the amount of IT back up required to keep those systems running smoothly it becomes apparent how much inconvenience is involved and the costing which has to be included in fees and charges etc etc by Business which gets passed on to the average punter to keep those systems running smoothly. It's a whole industry totally reliant on those systems stuffing up or getting infected, not to mention all the BS security upgrades, updates, add ons etc etc required. Business, Banking etc can offset those costs by simply passing them on, but the punter has always got their hands in their pockets shelling out for repairs, upgrades, anti-virus, failures etc etc.

That's why I tossed my old system which I used for many years and went to the competitor, I just got sick and tired of constant updates, anti-virus upgrades and failures, not forgetting that it was always in the forefront of my mind *WHEN* my system would develop a problem or need repairing or upgrading or whatever.

No offence, just my observation and opinion is all. I don't get screen messages every second day informing me there is yet another update available, that in itself makes me a happy man.
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