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RickZeeland6-Mar-18 8:12
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GeneralMore Chaos Pin
#realJSOP6-Mar-18 7:12
mva#realJSOP6-Mar-18 7:12 
So we had a meeting with the CIO (and his lackey) last Friday, where we discussed our departments special considerations regarding the update to Windows 10. We had all agreed that we would update ONE specific machine, and install our special apps on it to verify the compatibility with Win10.

Yesterday at 4pm, we were told that four of our boxes would be updated via an image "push", and none of the targeted boxes were the agreed-upon test box. To avoid being force-fed the upgrade, the four targeted machines were powered down.

Today, we were told someone from IT was going to come up and manually install Win10 on the test box, as well as our special apps. He was supposed to be here 15 minutes ago, so there is still some question as to whether this is really going to happen.

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It seems that the controlling entity had informed our IT department at least A YEAR AGO of the now looming deadline, and NOTHING was done to begin/address the process until the end of last month.

Also, our less-than-1-year-old Dell machines were announced as "not compatible" with Win10. Out of curiosity, I googled the machine, and Dell does indeed have a driver pack available for it, so I suspect that because the machines aren't the "standard" machine given to everyone else in the facility, they wanted to replace them with those lesser machines instead of doing the leg work needed to retain them. Our boxes have more memory and cpu/video chops than other machines in the facility, so the "standard" image is indeed probably not technically compatible with the boxes we have due to additional driver requirements.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
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You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
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When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013

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Gary Wheeler7-Mar-18 7:18
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GeneralNo, no, no... Pin
R. Giskard Reventlov6-Mar-18 6:41
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GeneralRe: No, no, no... Pin
RickZeeland6-Mar-18 6:48
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R. Giskard Reventlov6-Mar-18 7:01
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Johnny J.6-Mar-18 21:30
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Tim Carmichael6-Mar-18 7:04
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