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KDrumm
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Thank Goodness for Linux

Postby KDrumm » Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:45 pm

and Linux Mint.
I found this surfing.
I don't think I could stand updates like this.

Near-final Vista SP1 goes public
http://www.news.com/2100-1016-6225945.html?tag=tb
Microsoft has made Vista's Service Pack 1 near-final "release candidate" available for download to the general public, after initially choosing to restrict it to 15,000 beta testers when it debuted last week.

According to a blog by ZDNet.com's Mary Jo Foley, a Microsoft representative said the build contained a "number of bugs that testers encountered in previous prerelease versions of SP1."

The update is largely a collection of bug fixes and performance and compatibility improvements, but includes some minor new features.

SP1 RC Refresh, as the update is known, requires previous versions of SP1 to be uninstalled before it can be replaced with Refresh, which may entail waiting for the computer to "reboot multiple times," according to Microsoft.

After multiple rebooting, a period of an hour is required to allow the installer service to "clean up and complete the uninstall" to prevent possible installation errors.
Linux Mint 4.0 / XP
Toshiba Satellite M45-S165


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Re: Thank Goodness for Linux

Postby Husse » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:27 am

he he he
:lol: :roll: :mrgreen:
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Re: Thank Goodness for Linux

Postby Sorensei » Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:12 am

KDrumm wrote:and Linux Mint.
I don't think I could stand updates like this.

Well, I'm pretty sure that I couldn't! :roll:
I don't have a solution, but I do admire the problem.

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Re: Thank Goodness for Linux

Postby GoustiFruit » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:57 am

Just wait for some nightmare stories to pop up...

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Re: Thank Goodness for Linux

Postby merlwiz79 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:59 pm

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