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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #30 on: June 11, 2013, 01:49:35 PM »
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The other thing is a reasonable start up time.

Windows 8 startup time, is generally not "startup" time.
They do a resume from hibernation like scenario, so it seems like a fast startup.
Besides any OS without a lot of extra dll's or processes to load can be quite fast in any decent pc today.

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As far as a user friendly OS.

It really comes down to what you learn first it seems. 
From my experience with introducing operating systems to people. I have setup quite a few people new to computers with various systems.
All of them then prefer that OS and think the rest are troublesome. Those that start on anything but windows, will do ANYTHING but windows after a brief time with it.
The argument? "It doesn't have the stuff I need, or am used to"
Not long ago we used to hear the exact opposite with those trying another OS after Windows.

I have had more than a couple now that asked me to help then learn other OS, for the sole purpose that they are tired of all the malware in windows.

So its all about your needs, what you are willing to learn, what you learn first, and who you have around to help it seems.
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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #31 on: June 12, 2013, 09:03:39 AM »
So even if you hit "shut down", it hibernates? Is there any way to actually shut it down?

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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #32 on: June 12, 2013, 11:36:04 AM »
pull the plug..............................
just do it

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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2013, 03:11:32 PM »
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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #34 on: June 13, 2013, 07:34:06 AM »
  That was a good read Wolv, but after making a bad choice to install it, I made a much better choice when
I went back to 7.
  Interesting thing, with all the negative stuff about 8 in the media, is the number of people asking if there
are any options other than Microsoft.
  This might cost them more than what is obvious in the long run.
   Time, of course, will tell.
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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #35 on: June 24, 2013, 06:28:56 PM »
NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

I've forgotten my windoze password! AGAIN!!!

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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #36 on: June 25, 2013, 08:09:27 AM »
I guess there is no OS that on average will be the most troublefree
one above any others ......


Never ever had as much trouble with Apple IIE  .......
wasn't much help around when you did have trouble .....either .

LOL
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Guess most of you guys are worth listening too even when
you guys don't have the answer you are ......entertaining and interesting
ok somebody got on IRC
 

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Re: should have listened to Wolv
« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2013, 04:19:42 PM »
 All kidding aside Norm, that's pretty much it.

They all have their quirks, pros, cons, and that one certain thing that each can do that the others just can't quite do "just right".

It really does come down to preference, comfort zone, help availability, suitability, patience, and what you're willing to put up with to get done what needs to be done.

Rarely, if ever, are all of the above in agreement with each other at the same time, so you just  gotta go with what works for you.

Lucky for just about everyone around this place, nearly every OS in current/reasonably past circulation is being used by one member or another, some of us using a diversity to "git-r-done", so odds are, regardless what you choose, someone will be able to help you out with whatever you run across.

Even the Apple ][e... I have a working one in storage (albeit in need of a new keyboard now thanks to the ex, but that's another story entirely LOL)

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