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Old 04-28-2009, 12:35 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I can see using parental controls for like a 5 year old, but for a teenager no way in hell. I'll gladly help any teenager who has such crap enabled to disable it.
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Old 04-28-2009, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I can see using parental controls for like a 5 year old, but for a teenager no way in hell. I'll gladly help any teenager who has such crap enabled to disable it.
i agree thats what i mean for the little ones.
is it really needed no!
its just wasting space unless needed once again which is why cloud computing may be usefull where we can choose what we want, we can do that now with vlite and nlite but voids any kind of support from oem's
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Old 04-28-2009, 12:49 PM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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I can see using parental controls for like a 5 year old, but for a teenager no way in hell. I'll gladly help any teenager who has such crap enabled to disable it.
So, if I understand correctly, you're offering to help teenagers violate the rules their parents have established for them?
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Old 04-28-2009, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Using parental controls on a computer for teens is just utter nonsense. I see no point in it. My parents never did that, mainly because their computer idiots, and I was the one who set controls for them hehehe, but yes if they want help disabling it then sure, why not. It's easily googled anyways. So, even if I didn't offer it they could still find out how to.

@poster mentioning vlite/nlite: I took my Vista Ultimate x64 disc and actually got it down to ~800mb for the install process and it has everything I need on it, woot!
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Using parental controls on a computer for teens is just utter nonsense. I see no point in it. My parents never did that, mainly because their computer idiots, and I was the one who set controls for them hehehe, but yes if they want help disabling it then sure, why not. It's easily googled anyways. So, even if I didn't offer it they could still find out how to.

@poster mentioning vlite/nlite: I took my Vista Ultimate x64 disc and actually got it down to ~800mb for the install process and it has everything I need on it, woot!
but i do not like how u have to slipstream the service pack, so basically you have to redo the system all over again once your ready for service pack 2
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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No. Just update from there on. I've been doing that just fine. But my disc already had SP1 on it so yea.
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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yeah i know. i didnt put it on there like a dummy and found out why i couldnt intstall sp1..
thats alrite i swapped it out for using regular old vista business just turned the bull off
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Old 04-28-2009, 07:33 PM
 
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You played right into their hands, planned obsolescence, and roll over consumers that take the bait. How many tons of scanners and other non-Vista supported devices are now in landfills.
So how do you not play into their hands. Give us an alternative...
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Old 04-28-2009, 07:41 PM
 
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Vista is way better on NEW software. Give up on software maybe written for Windows 98? - Like that's so 11 YEARS AGO! And some old software ain't worth it! Like my Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 works WAY BETTER than my 7 version!

So quit whining about Vista on OLD SOFTWARE AND OLD COMPUTERS THAT SUCK ANYWAYS! Get a powerful cheap i7 920 computer like I have [custom built with XFX Geoforce 260 Core 216 Overclocked Black Edition Video card that has TWO MONITORS] - AND VISTA 64 ROCKS!

XP 32 BIT STINKS AND IS STONE AGE! THOSE WHO HATE VISTA PROBABLY JUST SUCCUMB TO HYPE AND DON'T OWN A COMPUTER THAT HAS VISTA 64 SP1! And just use your old computer for old software that doesn't run on Vista!
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What give you the right to be so arrogant as to state that someone should get a computer like YOU have (custom built? overclocked?)? There are a lot of people reading this forum that don't even know what those things mean. Many of those same people have no need or desire for using more than one computer in their home. Most of us try to answer questions here with information helpful to the person asking.
Well I know what it all means.

I'm running XP on my desktop and laptop. I have XP, Vista, and Win7 on an older PC (mobo is five years old - you know, some of that OLD HARDWARE we should all be THROWING INTO THE LANDFILLS BECAUSE IT'S JUNK!!!!!!!)

I would wager that I have more computer knowledge in my (insert body part that gives you a good chuckle) than Jesse and yet I somehow don't feel any need whatsoever to rant about XP.

You must admit it's entertaining...


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Old 04-28-2009, 07:48 PM
 
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