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Sigh, if I was in charge of OCN I would just shadow ban people that don't know how to read an article...

This thread is an embarrassment.
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Originally Posted by akromatic View Post

+1 to this, is MS is intentionally releasing malware or making it more available for malware to attack their platform then it already is to get people to upgrade windows then that is a very low move...

Read the bloody article.
     
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Sigh, if I was in charge of OCN I would just shadow ban people that don't know how to read an article...

This thread is an embarrassment.

No kidding!
     
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eZ, don't update
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Sigh, if I was in charge of OCN I would just shadow ban people that don't know how to read an article...

This thread is an embarrassment.

There used to be a really cool feature in VBulletin forum software that is perfect for these kinds of threads. It was called "Tachy goes to Coventry" and it essentially put a person on everyone's ignore list, albeit invisibly.

So the user would post as per normal, but no one else would see it tongue.gif It's funny watching attention seeking people getting all wound up when no one replies to them biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by chrisguitar View Post

lol if you dont upgrade we will let hackers lose.

mkay MS, lets see how that turns out for you idiots when you get sued.

Not sure if serious, sued for discontinuing a 12-years old product, a lot of enterprises would plunge if this ever happened. biggrin.gif
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-Instead of M$ 100% "fixing" Vista in the shortcomings that were their fault, they released Windows 7 to get away from the bad image Vista developed.

I got Vista from the Start and it was a nightmare but I've got to say that SP2 pretty much fixed it.
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It's still my go to OS for Windows VMs (saves enormously on disk space vs. later OSes and can still run almost anything that will run on modern versions of Windows) and physical systems that need to support a decent bit of memory, but don't need DX 10+ support.

Good point, OCers also use Stripped XP for a very lightweight system.
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Not sure if serious, sued for discontinuing a 12-years old product, a lot of enterprises would plunge if this ever happened. biggrin.gif
I got Vista from the Start and it was a nightmare but I've got to say that SP2 pretty much fixed it.
Good point, OCers also use Stripped XP for a very lightweight system.
ha yeah that is like game development so many publishers and developers getting sued cause they didn't release updates XD
    
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Just install an antivirus and don't down/visit websites you don't know.
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why use XP while win7 is out??


then again business PCs could care less about M$ warning

This. I work as a cashier at the local hardware store, we use XP and have zero intentions of upgrading. This worries me horribly for the sake of my boss..... vulnerabilities and cash register should not be correlated what so ever 0.0
    
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This. I work as a cashier at the local hardware store, we use XP and have zero intentions of upgrading. This worries me horribly for the sake of my boss..... vulnerabilities and cash register should not be correlated what so ever 0.0

disable updates?
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