OT: Windoze 10 Re-ducks

Bob W-PDML pdml at web-options.com
Fri Jul 29 14:28:18 EDT 2016


I hear the "Back to CP/M" movement has been gaining a lot of ground recently.

Pip! Pip!
B

> On 29 Jul 2016, at 18:59, John <sessomsj at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> Well, an update of sorts ...
> 
> Following some of the information I found on the internet, I did a scan
> for broken drivers. It returned a log file of all the things it "fixed".
> 
> Reading through the log file I couldn't make hide nor hair of what it
> had done, but I noticed the log file also contained all the errors from
> the failed Windoze 10 installation attempt & I noticed something
> peculiar. All of the errors were from packages that failed to open & all
> the packages that did fail were for an AMD x64 processor.
> 
> I found that kind of interesting because the system CPU is a quad core
> Intel i7.
> 
> ???
> 
> I'll give it one more go, but if it doesn't install in time to qualify
> for the "free upgrade", fageddaboutit!
> 
>> On 7/29/2016 12:41 PM, John Francis wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:59:03AM +1000, Brian Walters wrote:
>>> Hmm - it's tales like this that make me glad I resisted the temptation
>>> to upgrade from Win7.  It works; it does what I want; I'm leaving well
>>> enough alone...
>>> 
>>> Also my PC is so low spec that I'm almost certain I'd run into worse
>>> problems than you have.
>> 
>> I've upgraded three machines; the lowest-spec one was an older HP laptop
>> with dual celeron processors.  That one took over 12 hours to run through
>> the installation process, but it eventually got there.
>> 
>> My only problems have been with the network; sometimes when one machine
>> boots up it can't connect to my wireless network.  I still haven't found
>> out the best incantation to fix this problem, but so far I've have always
>> been able to connect eventually.
> 
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