OT PC Surgery

Jack Davis jdavisf8 at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 29 11:26:50 EDT 2009


Just shut W7 Home Premium down, gave it a couple minutes and re-booted. Took 'prox 1 min and 45 secs to come up with live icons.
Don't know if any cash influence with such a brief shut down.(?)

Jack

--- On Thu, 10/29/09, David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> Date: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 8:06 AM
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 7:25 AM, Jack
> Davis <jdavisf8 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> My wife was aggravated with Vista from the beginning due to
> it's
> agonizingly slow boot up. I asked her a day or two ago how
> she liked
> W7's boot up timing. Said she didn't know, "I just turn it
> on and go
> back in the kitchen and get a cup of coffee for awhile."
> Old
> habits..etc.. ;(
> 
> LOL
> 
> My XP machine takes a good 5 minutes to do its thing.
> Providing it boots.:-)
> 
> I can start the ibook and be on the internet before the P4
> splash
> screen has disappeared.
> 
> I'm picking my PC up Friday and will keep running it
> suppose. As long
> as it works long enough to get my yearly calender ready for
> family
> Xmas presents I'll be happy.
> 
> Dave
> >
> > Jack
> >
> > --- On Thu, 10/29/09, John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> From: John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com>
> >> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> >> To: pdml at pdml.net
> >> Date: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 12:23 AM
> >> From: Jack Davis
> >> > Decided to check this thread after seeing it
> for a
> >> while now. I
> >> > installed Windows 7 this past week as I read
> , "it's
> >> simplicity and
> >> > elegance challenges that of the Mac". High
> praise
> >> indeed..I guess.
> >> > ;) Only difference I've noticed at this point
> is that
> >> I have to
> >> > reduce the pixel size of a image in order to
> post it
> >> as wallpaper on
> >> > my monitor. If not it is way too large.
> Wasn't
> >> necessary with Vista.
> >> >  A benign tiny bother.
> >>
> >> I'm not "upgrading" to Windows 7. I've barely
> reached the
> >> point where I can tolerate Vista.
> >>
> >> Due to my background, i.e. where I came from into
> >> computing, how I got started, I do find Windows
> slightly
> >> more congenial than Mac, but that don't mean I
> like it.
> >>
> >> Micro$oft never seems to have understood the idea
> of "if it
> >> ain't broke, don't fix it." They, in fact, seem
> sometimes
> >> actively perverse, where they "break" things that
> worked
> >> just fine.
> >>
> >> It almost seems like it's an intentional
> introduction of
> >> forced incompatibility with previous versions. I
> thought
> >> they'd finally got it mostly right with XP, but it
> seems
> >> like every thing they did get right with XP, they
> went and
> >> changed in Vista.
> >>
> >> Wouldn't be a problem if it only affected
> Micro$oft's own
> >> software, but it screws around other things I need
> to use.
> >>
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