rn10950

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  1. It works fine for me on my Server 2003 x64 and x86 installs on both Firefox and SeaMonkey. Maybe try clearing your cache or creating a new browser profile.
  2. I have absolutely no idea. The other screenshots in the Forbes article are the same way.
  3. Well, here it is. Another MS design idea that looks worse than the last. Microsoft Makes Significant Windows 10 Design Changes Here is an example of their new design for Outlook: Thoughts? (also notice the convenient lack of Start on the taskbar...)
  4. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure this out, but it seems that MS finally did: Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far
  5. Definitely. The signal-to-noise ratio regarding the web has decreased dramatically in the past decade. There are way too many scripts and unnecessary CSS files on modern webpages, not to mention the recent mobile-first fad where every webpage thinks it's a scrolling PowerPoint presentation. This is what happens when you give an artist a programmer's job.
  6. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I remember the Windows 10 ISO being too large to fit on a 4GB flash drive, when 7's fit on there fine.
  7. One thing I don't understand is that A) The people that would use Windows Backup would most likely be more technically inclined than people who wouldn't B) The people that would disable Telemetry (or even know it exists in the first place) would most likely be more technically inclined than people who wouldn't C) The people that would work at MS should be more technically inclined than people that don't work at MS .... SO .... How is the "revelation" that only 6% of users (with telemetry enabled) use the backup UI shocking? The demographic of users that would have not disabled telemetry and the demographic of users that would use backup directly contradict each other. The "geniuses" that work at MS should have figured this out by now, and they obviously haven't. These people are supposed to be technically inclined, AKA the users that would do the SAME THING. Oftentimes, I wonder what MS would be like if people that had half an idea how to run a software company, and write and manage the world's most used desktop operating system, and not people with a "cloud fetish," were still in power.
  8. You can still write for XP in VS2013/15.
  9. Does this reek with a smell of Clippy to anyone else?
  10. The major difference is that PowerShell was designed in the 2000s, it had a longer development time and new libraries to be based on. CMD is the direct successor to DOS and is mostly compatible with its commands, a lot of people are used to it and a lot of programs are written to run in it because it was always there.
  11. I might so far as to say "COULD have some benefits, if only it worked". But the ROI is just too small. When it's critical - when you NEED that traffic update or whatever bit of info, it just doesn't deliver fast enough (see next month's model and next year's network). This is exactly why I haven't got rid of my landline yet and likely never will.
  12. Oh, OK. I haven't ventured much into post-7 territory with the exception of a few VM tests here and there. I recommend using imgur or sli.mg instead of photobucket. They're much lighter (especially sli.mg) and you don't need an account.
  13. That's been gone since Vista.
  14. They're OK with killing off .NET at this point. UWP is just their next "fad" API. It started off with MSHTML and ActiveX, then they started pushing .NET. Now they're pushing UWP instead. Ironically enough, the one thing that was around throughout all these fads was pure win32. It shipped with Windows 95, and you still (for now) can write a pure win32 application for Windows 10 without any ActiveX, .NET, or UWP garbage. Win32 is probably the longest lasting currently supported API in the history of graphical computing. A vast majority of the worlds desktop applications are written in it, killing it off entirely will be a BAD move.
  15. Not only that, only the UI gets updated from the store. The rendering engine still gets updated with Windows Update, so this new store update model has no real benefit to end users.