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Look at all the little kiddies getting their panties twisted because of some study.

Edit your post all you want, it doesn't change what I quoted rolleyes.gif
   
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This thread is literally the dregs of OCN. Congrats, guys.
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Originally Posted by Gigatel View Post

You were using Snow Leopard in 2013? might want to upgrade since that's a couple years old. And your 6 year old Toshiba can't run any modern software, so there's not much it can do other than what the typical netbook does, ie browse the internet, word docs, email, etc. Cool story bro.
My 7 year old Toshiba is running windows 7 and whatever else I need it to run.
This isn't 2006 bro.
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People still have reliability problems these days? Granted I build my own PCs but I haven't had a hard lockup on a PC in YEARS. Ever since windows 7 I literally cannot remember the last time I saw a hard lockup or blue screen other than when I was pushing the absolute limits of my overclocking (for which lockups are expected). In daily operation, crashes/lockups/etc have been non-existent since windows XP.

This.
I have a HP laptop that has been on for all but 2 hours this year and was only powered down once because I managed to unplug a cable that BSD wasn't happy with being unplugged. The laptop is crica 2003-4.
 
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People still have reliability problems these days? Granted I build my own PCs but I haven't had a hard lockup on a PC in YEARS. Ever since windows 7 I literally cannot remember the last time I saw a hard lockup or blue screen other than when I was pushing the absolute limits of my overclocking (for which lockups are expected). In daily operation, crashes/lockups/etc have been non-existent since windows XP.

sure they do. It's why enterprises need WSUS to filter out and test updates before passing it down to thousands of windows machines. When something breaks the clients on the enterprise level it's a large portion of them. Because we all know that Windows Update isnt the best place for device drivers, and when you have a homogenous spec, you see how it can be a big problem.

Microsoft from time to time likes to flag these updates as "important" so they install automatically. Just recently they pushed out a Nvidia driver update labeled as important that broke many older computers with 8000 series GPUs.
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