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Be a little more patient. I know it's been forever but it's a hell of a lot closer
 

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The machine will run super fast. Never lock up and will be sufficiently powerful for many years. You can load the Linux right beside your windows if you'd like it that way for some reason. Maybe some old games or something that only run on Windows or a program you like for your camera, although Linux is loaded with camera stuff too. Just not "brand specific" like a disk that might come with a Canon or something but isn't really needed.
Old games? Plenty of games don't run, or don't run well, on Linux. :dunno:
That's why the comment of "load right beside windowz. It's called dual boot. You start the machine and the BIOS asks. Windows or Linux ? Click and go
Yeah, I have a dual boot PC with Win7 and Linux Mint. You specifically said old games that only run on Windows, though, as though newer games all run on Linux. For gamers, Linux is unfortunately still not a great option.
I don't think I've dual-booted since I had to break apart a 4-disk RAID 10 array because of the hard drive shortage.

4 hard drives and a few SSDs got me through that.

Then SSDs came out, and now I just get an SSD.
 

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The machine will run super fast. Never lock up and will be sufficiently powerful for many years. You can load the Linux right beside your windows if you'd like it that way for some reason. Maybe some old games or something that only run on Windows or a program you like for your camera, although Linux is loaded with camera stuff too. Just not "brand specific" like a disk that might come with a Canon or something but isn't really needed.
Old games? Plenty of games don't run, or don't run well, on Linux. :dunno:
Using windows 7 Home Premium. Have not changed to 10 because heard I would not be able to load my bought, licensed Microsoft Office Suite and would end up basically leasing what I already own if I changed to 10. I still haven't gotten over not being butt hurt about not being able to load my complete set of Adobe Photo Suite from my XP days.
Not true. Your Office 2003 or greater license will work perfectly under Windows 10. And Windows 10 has great new features like reading what you type in Word or Excel to tailor advertising ..
 
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At home I went all iMac when the first one hit the market and have 3 in use today plus an early MacBook Air (11-inch) that sucks for today's purposes except for note-taking/photo storage when traveling.

The one remaining broadcaster for whom I still do pro-bono work is all Windows - the root of most of their problems. Holding off on updating to Windows 10 because new reports of bugs and especially new bugs in bug-fixes keep erupting. Also the anti-virus protecting it won't work with Windows 10 and the replacement for it runs over 20X more expensive than the previous generation per machine. Considering they need new computers soon they're looking at some of the Apple-based automation systems a lot more seriously than in the past; just never moving to Windows 10 at all.

But for grins and giggles....the OS that came on a cassette with the antique VIC-20.
Bunk.

OSX was the first adware OS. Windows 10 is playing catch up to the sleaze that is Apple. All server bases AV works with Windows 10. Any competent package will disable Windows Defender, the built in anti-virus in Windows 10 (which works just fine) which is the underlying issue with AV incompatibility problems.

Mac and iPad are toys for web browsing and flash games. They aren't suitable for anything more than that.
 
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At home I went all iMac when the first one hit the market and have 3 in use today plus an early MacBook Air (11-inch) that sucks for today's purposes except for note-taking/photo storage when traveling.

The one remaining broadcaster for whom I still do pro-bono work is all Windows - the root of most of their problems. Holding off on updating to Windows 10 because new reports of bugs and especially new bugs in bug-fixes keep erupting. Also the anti-virus protecting it won't work with Windows 10 and the replacement for it runs over 20X more expensive than the previous generation per machine. Considering they need new computers soon they're looking at some of the Apple-based automation systems a lot more seriously than in the past; just never moving to Windows 10 at all.

But for grins and giggles....the OS that came on a cassette with the antique VIC-20.
Where are you getting your Win 10 info from? Windows haters anonymous? Almost everything you're claiming about Windows 10 was initial release bugs that have long since been worked out. As for the few that crop up now and then, I have the same rare problems with Linux and Mac updates that have occasional bugs.
 

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At home I went all iMac when the first one hit the market and have 3 in use today plus an early MacBook Air (11-inch) that sucks for today's purposes except for note-taking/photo storage when traveling.

The one remaining broadcaster for whom I still do pro-bono work is all Windows - the root of most of their problems. Holding off on updating to Windows 10 because new reports of bugs and especially new bugs in bug-fixes keep erupting. Also the anti-virus protecting it won't work with Windows 10 and the replacement for it runs over 20X more expensive than the previous generation per machine. Considering they need new computers soon they're looking at some of the Apple-based automation systems a lot more seriously than in the past; just never moving to Windows 10 at all.

But for grins and giggles....the OS that came on a cassette with the antique VIC-20.
Bunk.

OSX was the first adware OS. Windows 10 is playing catch up to the sleaze that is Apple. All server bases AV works with Windows 10. Any competent package will disable Windows Defender, the built in anti-virus in Windows 10 (which works just fine) which is the underlying issue with AV incompatibility problems.

Mac and iPad are toys for web browsing and flash games. They aren't suitable for anything more than that.
Baby, it's very far removed from Manson and Zelifcam.

Manson did know how to do stuff. Which I learned the hard way.

These days, not many compare to Manson..Fuuuuuuhhh!

None do.

Dammit! They used to worship him back then, he did know some things.

Nobody in 2020 compares to Manson in zelifcam, baby, fuck no!

I gave him hell and ended up offline. :auiqs.jpg: Yeah, I'm the ornery type.

After that I grew to respect and listen to him.

Not like the culty fucks, but he was no idiot.
It's always good to listen to someone that knows more than you.
 
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