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That works well too! The code is code-y, the butterfly is butterfly-y, etc.
Back in University I went to watch a friend's band, and her boyfriend was in the band and he was talking to the audience and wanted to announce the next song.
"Are we all having fun!? Alright, we're going to play our next song so get ready for some epic... Ehhh... Epic!"
Or in Dutch "epische epiek!" (the epic is epic).
Never forgot that and still love it
It can be used jokingly if the verb form exists, but with a completely different meaning. In this covid age with home offices: If you have a webcam, you are recommended to pant before joining an online meeting. (Anlogous to "you are recommended to dress".)
Or you could tell that you were caring to work today (not bussing). In spoken language, you could tell that you were meating for supper (that one won't work in written form). And then the classical ambiguous one: Behind every paradox lies a Cretan.
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
I run a tech shop
I know a thing or two because I've seen a thing or two.
If yours is running - good, count your lucky stars.
If it's not, it's because it sucks.
I remember XP's setup R (For repair mode) that mickeysoft thought good to
do away with when they lost their way and gave us Vista. It could bring a thrashed XP
computer back from the edge all by itself.
It's gotten so bad that in many cases even Reset and wipe the drive will fail.
Forget system restore, M.S. forgot how to do it.
Not only does ms not seem to know what they're doing today, I honestly think they outright hate
the innocent people who know no bytes and have to use it by default and expect some level of respect from that company.
They ask me why? As if I know. Why the automatic corrupdates? why this, why that.
Remember, they dumped windows 8.0 on an unsuspecting world who were using 7 for oh, point of sale
where is is super critical that that "cash register" works today like it did yesterday and doesn't have to "Get Ready".
I run Windows 7 lustfully and will take it to my grave.
I have to say that I run Win10 on two devices now (Desktop and Surface) and while I still think it's ugly, it's been damned reliable. It's even survived a motherboard and processor upgrade without a re-install.
So I haven't needed reset and wipe - and if I did, I'd use my AOMEI backups, and it'd be fine (I check, from time to time)
It's finally losing Fisher Price Mode, and returning to being a desktop / lappie OS instead of being mobile focused.
It's not bad, both from a user experience and as a dev.
Just to add a little balance to the discussion.
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
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IMHO, Win 10 isn't a good candidate to run in a VM. I tried doing that on my Win7 box (3GHz 8-core i7, 16GB RAM, 500GB fast-write SSD with lots of space) and it barely crawled. Had no problems running XP, Win7 and MacOS in a VM. Ironically, I'm about to upgrade to (actually do a fresh install of) Win10 in a few days. Wish me luck.
IMHO, Win 10 isn't a good candidate to run in a VM.
Give it the resources it needs, and it'll be fine. Also...I'd try an OS that's newer than 7 to host a Win10 VM. I'd bet this is where your poor performance experience is coming from. Newer versions of Hyper-V do a far better job than...well, I honestly have no idea what you're using on 7. Clearly it won't be Hyper-V, so I can't bring much more to that particular aspect of the discussion.
I came across a decent article (podcast discussion?) a while back and whoever was involved made a good point, and I totally believe it:
MS has gotten rid of most of its QA people years ago, and most of the internal testing nowadays is done on VMs. Beyond this, they rely on the Windows Insiders program for additional feedback.
So Windows 10 works well on VMs, the virtualized drivers are well-known and tested. Personally I never have any driver or hardware-related problem with Windows 10 on VMs. But the instant you throw it on "real" or strange hardware--anything that deviates from the predictable behavior of a VM - then you're more at risk of finding something that wasn't tested, or at least tested as thoroughly.
To me that makes sense - we all keep hearing about people running into all sorts of horrible problems with upgrades, and it seems that the consensus is that they're getting worse over time, not better. Not a single month/Patch Tuesday ever goes by without having about some percentage of people running into issues. Yet the vast majority of my Windows 10 VMs ever have any problem with updates.
So IMNSHO, saying Win10 isn't a good candidate for a VM...at least on Hyper-V...I just can't agree with that. It'd make the argument it might better as a VM than on real hardware for the reasons stated above.
And linux (my current primary) OS, is giving me as many problems as Win10 these days
That's what is kind of giving weight pondering if I switch or not.
But... for my relatives... no way, at least not for a while until I have done all my tests with linux and found something that they can live with.
For the moment I think I will buy a couple of those cheap win10 professional licenses and do a fresh install in their machines, then deactivate all auto crap that I can find and do it manually a couple of months later when things settle down and enough people have beta tested it.
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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For the record, I'm pretty well versed in linux. I started running slackware on a 386 back in the day and since have set up exotic archlinux builds for embeddeds and such. I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS precisely because I wanted to avoid stability/hardware issues but when they inevitably cropped up I knew I also had a huge user base to go to to look for solutions.
People are down on Ubuntu but experience shows me a large user base, and a long running serviced version are the best bets for uptime.
Still, no dice. I've had grub problems with Ubuntu's installer which render my machine unbootable unless i manually patch the boot sector and install grub by hand. Any update that updates grub and i have to repeat the process. I've had hardware problems crop up on devices that worked on the same friggen version of the same OS last time. I've had numerous fails with Ububtu's desktop/window manager. Bad enough that their graphics come up and obscure the window I'm working on, and the only way I've found to get rid of it is to restart the ridiculous window manager.
It's just ... frustrating. And almost all I do with it is use it to host virtual machines.
Even then, it just sucks. I'm heavily considering going to win7.
And for relatives, stick with win10 regardless of what the knuckleheads here tell you. They won't be the ones having to get phone calls to repair your in-laws' computers.
Don't put linux on their machines. If it fails - and it will - their chances of working through the problem on their own are practically nil.
Real programmers use butterflies
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