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Old 03-05-2010, 09:20 PM   #1
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LXer: Windows is Easier, Just Like Stabbing Your Own Eyeballs is Easier

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Windows is all about walls. It's nothing but barriers. Want to do something? The answer is no. You know what the worst part of trying to troubleshoot and fix any Windows PC is? The endless waiting. Waiting for it to reboot. Waiting for hung processes to finish whatever they are doing. Waiting for apps to install or uninstall, and why is that always so dog-slow? For extra amusement, hook up a sniffer like Wireshark or tcpdump just to watch how many Windows apps phone home.

[I couldn't agree more Carla, my favorite are the programs that you can't remove once installed. Not in the list of installed programs, no un-installer, oh but you can delete the menu items..yeah that'll free up some space right? - Scott]

Old 03-06-2010, 03:17 AM   #2
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Lately I've been breaking my own "don't help friends with their Windows PCs" rule. Now I remember why I made that rule in the first place.
I also have a rule like that, and I also break it, but only rarely, only if those that need the help truly look like they really need help.

I have an additional rule that says don't help anyone unless they ask for it, and thus agree to the "provided as is" disclaimer.

Actually, I think stabbing yourself in the eye is easier and less painful than Window$, but I recommend Linux.


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