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Old 10-25-2010, 12:52 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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If you do it just right, I believe you can manage to have a second OS, say XP, on your new toy. Not sure of exactly how - probably involves partitioning.
Sounds like more pain than it's worth... I guess I'll have to do it at work for now (still XP) and if I really need a picture I'll have to e-mail it. Progress, huh?!

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I hear and obey, Mistress!
Sometimes you have some common sense!

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Me too!
I don't even wanna joke about this!

 
Old 10-25-2010, 12:56 AM
 
Location: Wu Dang Mountain
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Sounds like more pain than it's worth... I guess I'll have to do it at work for now (still XP) and if I really need a picture I'll have to e-mail it. Progress, huh?!
On your next pub crawl, find a cute programmer and talk him into setting it up for you!

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Sometimes you have some common sense!
...or fear...

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I don't even wanna joke about this!
OK, then it's a dead topic.
 
Old 10-25-2010, 01:40 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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On your next pub crawl, find a cute programmer and talk him into setting it up for you!
The second OS? Nah, I'm not doing that.


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...or fear...
Fear IS a powerful motivator!
 
Old 10-25-2010, 05:48 AM
 
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God, that Windows 7 and the new monitor feel weird (I never liked widescreen, but there's nothing else on the market)! The keyboard sucks (either have to get another one or cut my nails and I ain't cuttin' my nails). I hate new gadgets! I did restore some things to the original XP look, but there are more in store (if I can at all). This ol' dog does NOT want to learn new tricks!

The comp is fast, though. My old one was on its last leg... And everything worked right out of the boxes, so I should feel lucky, I guess...
I just had a monitor replaced at work. I wanted the same (non-widescreen) type as what I had...they didn't think they could find one, but they did.

I am looking forward to Windows 7....my dept. migrated to VISTA and I despise it. We had so many problems, they decided to not migrate the other departments (technology is always the guinea pig ) and wait for 7.
I could go to 7 anytime....it just takes SO long to get my PC back to working order...finding all the apps and getting all my drives remapped and my desktop setup....dang what a PITA!
 
Old 10-25-2010, 06:34 AM
 
Location: Wu Dang Mountain
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I am looking forward to Windows 7....my dept. migrated to VISTA and I despise it. We had so many problems, they decided to not migrate the other departments (technology is always the guinea pig ) and wait for 7. I could go to 7 anytime....it just takes SO long to get my PC back to working order...finding all the apps and getting all my drives remapped and my desktop setup....dang what a PITA!
Win7 is Microsoft's way of saying "Whoops - we screwed up with Vista!"

And, as Si and I have discussed here, if you don't work it just right you might lose a lot of your old programs due to incompatibility. If you're coming to 7 from Vista, though, I believe it's an easier migration than from XP...

I should get my friend back on here for this discussion - she's the quintessential computer nerd and could answer our questions 1-2-3.
 
Old 10-25-2010, 06:37 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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OMG I've been working such late hours and am dying because of it...

Found out my ex is coming in town on 11/10 for 4 days. We are going out the 13th to dinner..We'll probably argue, lol. I haven't figured out if I'll have an emotional breakdown after. All I know is I'm hitting the gym harder starting tomorrow. I've got 16 days to kick ass in there. Plus I'm starting to tan again..
It sounds like you don't really want to see your ex. Do you have to go? If meeting him is going to be upsetting, I say skip it.

Do you kickbox? Pretend the punching bag is his head.
 
Old 10-25-2010, 08:22 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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I just had a monitor replaced at work. I wanted the same (non-widescreen) type as what I had...they didn't think they could find one, but they did.
Really? Damn, I didn't know that. I just don't get this idiotic idea!

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I am looking forward to Windows 7....my dept. migrated to VISTA and I despise it. We had so many problems, they decided to not migrate the other departments (technology is always the guinea pig ) and wait for 7.
I could go to 7 anytime....it just takes SO long to get my PC back to working order...finding all the apps and getting all my drives remapped and my desktop setup....dang what a PITA!
Some run Vista at work, but not many. I was thinking of getting a computer when the word was already out about Windows 7 and I decided to wait because of the horrible reviews Vista was getting.

Wow, we're having a gorgeous sunrise!

Have a good one, everybody!
 
Old 10-25-2010, 09:03 AM
 
Location: 'Shangri-La 'mountains west of Wolf Creek, Oregon
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LOL - I have the "Entertainment" version of the laptop so it has a humongous screen. Still can't get used to how wide it is, especially when I'm forced to use the dinky little mousepad. I'm thinking of using an old-style hard-wired clicky-mouse instead.




Thank Buddha my porn is intact!

Bro, you ought to get a Logitech wireless mouse,etc for your laptop. It works real well.

 
Old 10-25-2010, 09:10 AM
 
Location: So Cal
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I just had a monitor replaced at work. I wanted the same (non-widescreen) type as what I had...they didn't think they could find one, but they did.

I am looking forward to Windows 7....my dept. migrated to VISTA and I despise it. We had so many problems, they decided to not migrate the other departments (technology is always the guinea pig ) and wait for 7.
I could go to 7 anytime....it just takes SO long to get my PC back to working order...finding all the apps and getting all my drives remapped and my desktop setup....dang what a PITA!

Vista sucks ass....

Windows 7 is what Vista should have been....
 
Old 10-25-2010, 09:12 AM
 
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SD4020 - huzzah for Open Office!


I hear and obey, Mistress!

Me too!
Indeed it does everything Office does, only better and it is an excellent value.
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