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Offline DennisM

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Computer woes
« on: July 18, 2016, 08:54:17 AM »
I'm typing this on her tablet damn fiddly small thing, my laptop has an issue ATM it's copying nearly 10,000 files (images) to my terrabite thing, so no posts until it's fixed, cheers Dennis

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Re: Computer woes
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 10:32:50 AM »
I hate the software from the last few years. Seems designed to irritate as they all phone home every 5 minutes to get the latest update, which has a few fixed typos difference to the last update. And always when you need to access what you want to do. Back in my day....

[Rant mode cut short due to a unanticipated windows update]

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Re: Computer woes
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2016, 11:47:11 AM »
I only run old operating systems and software where humanly possible. ATM I'm running Macro$haft$ Win7 pro with a third party firewall to prevent any handshaking with any backdoor software / bloatware / bugware.   Locking the system down tighter than a fishes A seems to work, as I haven't had any problems for a few years since installing the firewall and the firewall is quite easy to manage manually.


p.s. 'Rant mode never cut short by any machine that won't do what I tell it!'  ;D
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