Op Thu, 01 Dec 2005 05:22:00 +0000, schreef Roy Schestowitz:
> __/ [Aragorn] on Wednesday 30 November 2005 22:17 \__
>> Recently, my brother and his wife have purchased a new PC. I'd say that
>> it's a white-box PC, eventhough it's actually black... ;-þ
> Windows is said to be a 'black box'. Little would you like to know what
> actually goes on inside....
And trust me, you don't want to know either. Sort of like a cow's
digestive system, but way less efficient.
>> The machine came with Windows XP Home on it, and it was set up - I
>> don't know by whom - with five user accounts; one for my brother, one
>> for his wife, and one for each of the kids. All user accounts had
>> administrator privileges.
> It takes (at least) 5 people to maintain Windows.
Ah, so that's why M$ can't get it right, even after more than a decade.
And all their 29,995 other employees are probably marketeers & lawyers.
> If only it was as simple as replacing a lightbulb...
It is: if it fails, toss it.
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