[rescue] Oh yeah ...

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 17:46:36 CST 2009

Wow, nobody flamed me over this?  We must all be very tired from working all


On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com>wrote:

> For those of you that are bashing XP, you should *really* take a peek at
> the UNIX Hater's Handbook to remind yourselves of how things really were
> back in 1994, and for the most part, still are in 2009.  On one hand, I'm
> not saying XP isn't bloat ware.   What I'm saying is spend the $300 and buy
> a better computer that can run it!  Just because it's old doesn't mean it
> has no use, but chances are it was never designed to run a "modern" OS.  At
> least get off your old P1 and try something made in the last 5 years.  You
> don't hear me whining that my Oak Video CGA card won't run WoW!
> http://web.mit.edu/~simsong/www/ugh.pdf<http://web.mit.edu/%7Esimsong/www/ugh.pdf>
> -Bob
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 3:08 PM, <nate at portents.com> wrote:
>> > But even then, it still insists on displaying "Shared Documents" and
>> > "[user]'s Documents" in there.
>> If you haven't already, download TweakUI:
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloads/powertoys/Xppowertoys.mspx
>> While I can't remember off the top of my head what you can and can't do
>> with it, I find it a necessary tool to get the XP experience closer to
>> something I can tolerate.
>> - Nate
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