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Microsoft Kills Update 2 and Patch Tuesday

  1. #31


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    Windows 8.1/Vista/7 and OSX Lepoard


    Well Lets think about what is to come on Windows 9 after they kill the windows 8.2 update

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  2. #32


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    I'm with RBS, the way I read it is we'll get upgrades along with updates. Some of the updates will be what was originally proposed for update 2. Some will likely be kept for Windows 9. You just won't get them all in one big update. This may work out better actually. IMHO less chances of something going wrong, and easier to fix for Microsoft if it does. Patch Tuesday now becomes Upgrade Tuesday.
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  3. #33


    I honestly prefer a soft boiled egg. Some people just prefer them harder. Both are eggs, boiled. Thank you.
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  4. #34


    Quote Originally Posted by BstuSCO View Post
    I honestly prefer a soft boiled egg. Some people just prefer them harder. Both are eggs, boiled. Thank you.
    In this case it's Scrambled !!!
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  5. #35


    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there

    As a previous poster said - I'd rather wait for W9 rather than any minor changes to W8.1. If you are running W8.1 update 1 with the relevant updates applied it seems to work pretty well.

    Let Ms get on with W9 and sort out the way Metro works -- the current method doesn't really please EITHER desktop or Mobile users -- re-sizeable windows on these are a MUST as well as concurrent visibility -- very few people are only doing one thing at time on Windows in a workplace -- even if you are connected to a backend ERP type system you might be connected to a TEST and a PROD machine and a DEV if you are a developer. Even if you are only an ordinary user you might be connected to 3 or 4 systems at different locations or different functionality, as well as running WORD / EXCEL etc.

    I wouldn't worry either about Ms's financial position -- IMO Apple is more at risk - hence its desperate tie up with IBM to try and get a foothold into the corporate market which has largely ignored Apple. Ms makes a LOT and will continue to make a lot from its office suite - and it provides a huge amount of services to business.

    The Markets don't seem to have any worries about Ms -- here's it's graph for the last 3 months - a period of Market volatility -- Russia / Ukraine, Sanctions on Russia, Chinese problems with Ms, Israeli conflict in Gaza, Fed reducing "Quantative Easing" - I.e pumping money into the economy etc. I've drawn a reasonable "trend line" in green. - Don't invest without doing YOUR OWN research though.

    Cheers
    jimbo

    You would like metro apps to act like desktop windows? That's bold, but that also asks the question why do we need metro then? I love the separation between lightweight metro apps and desktop environment. My mail, calculator, calendar, etc are all left in metro and I dotn want them to intrude on my work in desktop like PS or Solidworks. The way I see it it's the border between consuming and creating content.

    Although one thing I cant get a hang of is metro IE, I set all my links to go desktop app instead. I find desktop IE much easier to manipulate with tabs.
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  6. #36


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BstuSCO View Post
    I honestly prefer a soft boiled egg. Some people just prefer them harder. Both are eggs, boiled. Thank you.
    In this case it's Scrambled !!!
    Just keep Justin Bieber away from your eggs - they'll end up on the neighbor's house - scrambled for sure.
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  7. #37


    Hafnarfjörđur IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BstuSCO View Post
    I honestly prefer a soft boiled egg. Some people just prefer them harder. Both are eggs, boiled. Thank you.
    In this case it's Scrambled !!!
    Just keep Justin Bieber away from your eggs - they'll end up on the neighbor's house - scrambled for sure.

    Hi there

    Pardon my Ignorance -- Who is he exactly and why should I even care. !! I suppose it's one of these talentless individuals that think they can randomly screech a few notes resulting in a hideous cacophony that makes a load of Road Drills and tunnelling equipment sound pleasant. !!

    (Mind you I am an Engineer -- "Old School" type !!).

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  8. #38


    Just a spoiled brat that adolescent girls think is cool. Trying to sing but no talent at all. Anyway real music is far removed from him. Besides R&R, classic music and any other real music, my most loved tune is in the middle of working factory.
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  9. #39


    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10


    Quote Originally Posted by insane014 View Post
    You would like metro apps to act like desktop windows? That's bold, but that also asks the question why do we need metro then? I love the separation between lightweight metro apps and desktop environment. My mail, calculator, calendar, etc are all left in metro and I dotn want them to intrude on my work in desktop like PS or Solidworks. The way I see it it's the border between consuming and creating content.
    I see where you're coming from, but I bet that Microsoft don't want Metro apps to just be about content consumption.

    I reckon that they'd love more developers to swell the (still somewhat empty) shelves in the Windows Store with all sorts of utilities.

    I've read a lot of people making comments along the lines of 'Windows 8/8.1 is great because you can hide Metro and stick with all the Desktop software you know and love', and given that, why would an app developer go to the trouble of replacing their Desktop app with a Metro version, especially as many people would still demand the Desktop one to be available as well? If Metro is available in a resizeable Desktop window (so you might not need the Desktop version), then maybe more developers would start writing good software for the Windows Store.

    And of course if some future version of Microsoft's own Office was a Metro App available in resizeable Metro windows, it might just stay usable.
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  10. #40


    Just read that there's over 300,000 Apps for windows phone, given right environment computer apps might be more plentiful with time especially if they make them to behave like desktop ones.
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