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Halian

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Posted on 01-23-18 12:32:32 AM (last edited by Halian at 01-23-18 12:36:09 AM) Link | Quote
Originally posted by einstein95
Main laptop: Arch/Win 10 dual-boot
Old desktop: Win 98SE
Another desktop: Nothing, thinking of trying out making a Hackintosh


You totally should

OS update:

Stillstorm: Mac OS X 10.13.2 / Windows 10
Ashrain: Mac OS X 10.4.11 / trying to put Linux on it too
Nova (2009 Acer laptop): Antergos Linux
Alex (Samsung Galaxy S5): Android Marshmallow

OSes I want to try on physical hardware include AmigaOS, BeOS/Haiku, IRIX, Mac OS classic, OpenVMS, OS/2/eComStation/ArcaOS, and SunOS/Solaris/OpenSolaris/OpenIndiana.
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Posted on 01-23-18 12:51:48 AM Link | Quote
I built a new desktop PC about 6 months ago.

It runs WINDOWS 10.
Halian

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Posted on 01-23-18 01:08:47 AM (last edited by Halian at 01-23-18 01:09:00 AM) Link | Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31g0YE61PLQ

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Posted on 01-23-18 01:09:54 AM Link | Quote
hey i run windows 10 too
Halian

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Posted on 01-23-18 01:11:09 AM Link | Quote
But it says Microsoft Bob 🙃
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Posted on 01-23-18 01:15:21 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Halian
But it says Microsoft Bob 🙃

no that one is just for serious work
Halian

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Posted on 01-23-18 01:15:55 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by maple
Originally posted by Halian
But it says Microsoft Bob 🙃

no that one is just for serious work

Of course.
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Posted on 01-23-18 02:40:51 AM Link | Quote
I haven't posted in a while, but my answer here is really boring. I'm running the latest MacOS and iOS.

But I also have a nifty Windows 3.11 VM that I use to play Castle of the Winds.
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Posted on 01-23-18 02:49:43 AM Link | Quote
As a little update, the Windows 10 laptop was replaced in October with... another Windows 10 laptop which looks exactly the same.

yeah
BMF54123

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Posted on 01-23-18 05:41:05 PM Link | Quote
my new laptop runs Windows 10 Home

it's really bHI! WE'VE GOT SOME UPDATES FOR YOU!
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Posted on 01-24-18 02:54:56 AM (last edited by Halian at 01-24-18 02:55:12 AM) Link | Quote
Originally posted by BMF54123
my new laptop runs Windows 10 Home

it's really bHI! WE'VE GOT SOME UPDATES FOR YOU!


Have you ever given WSUS a try? It lets you manage the distribution of updates instead of Redmond.
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Posted on 01-24-18 07:56:06 AM Link | Quote
The Windows 10 Update thingy is so bad that these laptops had the Windows Update service automaticaally disabled.

This wasn't done with the previous laptops, but this soon would have changed.

To clarify, this connection speed isn't that great as is, so you can imagine what happened when many machines tried to download updates at once. I'll just say soon after instructions from the network admin were given on disabling Windows Update.
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Posted on 01-24-18 08:01:54 AM Link | Quote
Main desktop running Win10, my two 'laptops' run also Win10. And the old PC rocks a Japanese Win95 installation.

But what is it with these Win10 Updates. On my laptops, I have to update about once every week, but my deskop, about once a month... how?
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Posted on 01-24-18 09:36:17 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Kawaii-e
But what is it with these Win10 Updates. On my laptops, I have to update about once every week, but my deskop, about once a month... how?

Which edition is the desktop running? I have Pro on my desktop, and it is currently set to defer updates in order to give MS a chance to work out any potential issues. I still receive Windows Defender updates on a daily basis, but all others tend to show up once every few weeks. The Home version does not have the ability to defer updates, and is always first in line to receive them once they're published.
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Posted on 01-24-18 09:47:40 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by BMF54123
Originally posted by Kawaii-e
But what is it with these Win10 Updates. On my laptops, I have to update about once every week, but my deskop, about once a month... how?

Which edition is the desktop running? I have Pro on my desktop, and it is currently set to defer updates in order to give MS a chance to work out any potential issues. I still receive Windows Defender updates on a daily basis, but all others tend to show up once every few weeks. The Home version does not have the ability to defer updates, and is always first in line to receive them once they're published.


It is indeed Windows 10 Pro. That explains a lot. Forgot about that ^^;;
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Posted on 01-24-18 10:55:36 PM Link | Quote
- Windows 10 Fall Creators' Update (yes I like W10, fight me nerds) on a custom-built PC that desperately needs upgrades
- Windows XP Black Edition (YO HO FIDDLE DE DEE) on a 2003 Dell Dimension 4600
- iOS 11 on a refurbished iPhone 6s

Aaaaaaaaaaand that's about it. I mean, unless you count my VMs, which at the moment, currently are:

- Windows 98 SE with Plus!
- Windows XP SP2
- Windows XP Black Edition
- Windows 7 x64
- Ubuntu MATE
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Xubuntu 16.04
- Kubuntu 16.04
- Corel Linux (never could get this one to work, sadly)
- Haiku
- and the ArchiveTeam warrior.

Most of them I never use, but eh. Figure I'd list them anyway.
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Posted on 01-25-18 12:56:58 AM Link | Quote
Haha, Windows XP Black Edition. I remember installing that when it was still relevant. Good times.
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Posted on 01-25-18 02:02:35 AM Link | Quote
XP Black Edition? That's new to me. I was expecting something along the lines of Windows 7 Genius Edition and all the insanity that came with it.
Now I'm a little bit disappointed (if screenshots are to be believed). :V


Also, interesting how you have an ArchiveTeam warrior VM set.
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Posted on 01-25-18 02:56:35 AM Link | Quote
Oh man that's a blast from the past.

Let's see. Desktop is running Windows 10 Pro, laptop is running Windows 10 Pro (you can probably see a theme here). Server is running ESXi 6.5. VMs on desktop include Windows 10 Pro, Windows 7 Pro, OpenBSD 6.1 (need to upgrade to 6.2), some odd flavour of Linux I was trying to fiddle with KVM in, latest development build of Araxes (my hobby OS project), and a couple NT 3.1 servers and workstations. VMs on server are Windows Server 2016, a couple Windows 7 Pro VMs, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, another Araxes test environment, and a Cisco Unified Communications Manager 11.5 + Cisco Unity Connection 11.5 lab.
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Posted on 01-26-18 12:27:50 AM (last edited by SC at 01-26-18 12:28:01 AM) Link | Quote
Originally posted by Kak
XP Black Edition? That's new to me. I was expecting something along the lines of Windows 7 Genius Edition and all the insanity that came with it.
Now I'm a little bit disappointed (if screenshots are to be believed). :V

Also, interesting how you have an ArchiveTeam warrior VM set.

GOD I REMEMBER THAT VIDEO. I wish those peeps made more 'stupid Windows edition showcases' like that. Hmph.

And yeah, XPBE is mostly a slightly-enhanced version of XP with patches and software. No weird themes or Egyptian doctors here, sadly.
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