Tag Archives: windows

Win10: The Hits Keep Coming

Look at the Reddit thread on Win10 forced upgrades. I took the time to wade through most of it. The Microsoft apologists are lying — knowingly lying about what happens. Literally hundreds of people are doing everything right and still … Continue reading

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Win10 Update Control Toolset

Some developers are determined to help you maintain control over Windows 10. But wouldn’t you know? This early effort requires you install more than one tool to get that control. But if you are technologically inclined, you can do this. … Continue reading

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Technical Updates for Late February 2016

Consider the moral implications. Understanding the technology is one thing; knowing why and how it matters is another level entirely. If your computer runs Win10 and you have some functional reason for preferring it over whatever was running before, but … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Under the Cover

Consistent with the previous post, I’m going to offer some narrative about my internal process so that you’ll understand how it works. For the time being, I’ll be using the fancy router as my home server. Right now that’s mostly … Continue reading

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Broken Windows Pain

I had a rough day; I worked on a Windows machine. First, let me assure you that Windows 7 is often faster and smoother on the same hardware than just about any version of Linux. The drivers work better and … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends Again

I once wrote a humorous story about how my opinion might not be worth as much as a rat’s butt. The price of rat’s butt has gone up… Malheur National Wildlife Refuge: That business in Oregon of militia types holing … Continue reading

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Installing Linux Mint (Updated)

This is not a thorough and detailed explanation. Maybe I’ll write that book in the near future, but I wanted to offer a quick outline of things you should expect should you decide to sample Mint. Download your choice of … Continue reading

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