Friday, November 23, 2012

Re: Mind's Eye Windows Eight

Fair enough Allan.

On 23 Nov, 19:14, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Let me talk to Hans or Harold i will discuss th group problem.
> Allan
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> Air gunner full of hot air ready to release it quickly
> On Nov 23, 2012 7:01 PM, "archytas" <nwte...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Nuts indeed Allan - I've just paid another $5 for a programme that
> > resets the W8 start up back to W7!  Saved me an hour or so tinkering
> > with registry and possibly an age if I hit a wrong button in there.
> > Said prog allows me to replace the windows icon with an 'up yours'
> > variety and to put bits of the control panel I use into the start
> > menu.
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> > Touch screens won't interest me until speech to text is good enough to
> > get rid of keyboards.  Even if they get this somewhere near right I
> > suspect I'd want a keyboard for editing.  I am looking at a non-box
> > system (its really on the back of the monitor).  In ready made ones
> > you lose a lot of computing power, so I'm thinking self-build.  This
> > would replace our TV.
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> > There was a new browser called Maxthon3  in the package.  Seems a bit
> > quicker than Chrome.  I may leave Chrome because i-Google is going and
> > am not happy about new google groups either.  Maybe time we looked for
> > an alternative host?
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> > On 23 Nov, 15:14, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Sounds good,, I don"t see me running out to buy a new PC with touch
> > > screen ,, I already have that on on my transformer,,  I like it,, but
> > > I am not a game player so I do not think I will be  buying one,,
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> > > Actually I have three computers as it is four if you count my smart
> > > TV,, considering my phone is a Galaxy note and for many things it is
> > > my preference,,
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> > > As for a new operating system,, but I am talking with my friend Hans
> > > about that, I already have linux ubuntu on my laptop,,  we are talking
> > > about setting it up to be able to handle, firefox OS,, and possible
> > > android.. and I think android might be cool on my bedroom TV.. a
> > > little tiny processor.. for the back..but will have to think about
> > > it..
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> > > so it is a process of going nuts I am sure..
> > > Allan
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> > > On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 3:30 PM, archytas <nwte...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > W8 seems to be an attempt to synch tablet and PC - a main feature is
> > > > the touchscreen.  I might need to know more about this to develop my
> > > > educational interface.  In day-to-day it stops your desktop and the
> > > > old start button menu and replaces them with the Microsoft version -
> > > > entirely unhelpful.
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> > > > To stop it freezing on close down (once you have discovered how to
> > > > shut down by hovering at the right of the screen) and start up I had
> > > > to ensure my anti-virus and cleaning progamme (AVC 6 plus) was not set
> > > > to auto-run and remove unwanted Microsoft icons.  Seems OK now.
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> > > > I got it because my programs will have to run on mobiles and tablets
> > > > and I like to do my own testing - there is no bigger fool than I on
> > > > using supposedly intuitive interfaces - so I'm ideal for
> > > > foolproofing!  At the moment I can access client websites that host my
> > > > stuff from machines running any OS and everything works as long as
> > > > wifi or 3g is available.
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> > > > I can see no reason for anyone to upgrade other than for such specific
> > > > reasons as mine.  It's cost me 4 or 5 hours works to get back to
> > > > normal so far.
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> > > > On 22 Nov, 12:46, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >> the anti virus  - anti Malware  doesn't surprise me  as it is designed
> > > >> for gaming.. MS is trying to control the gaming market..  I think 98
> > > >> was a fairly good version  was into linux then since then ubuntu
> > > >> version has gone down hill..  now I am looking into the possibility of
> > > >> running android on my laptop..    just thinking
> > > >> Allan
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> > > >> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 1:29 PM, archytas <nwte...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >> > I'm no fan of operating systems.  Windows doesn't seem to have
> > > >> > improved since 98.  They keep adding stuff I don't want and changing
> > > >> > interfaces as in the Word 2010 ribbon or the trashing of the start
> > > >> > menu in W8.  When my system is running the browsers seem a bit
> > quicker
> > > >> > - but my machine now finds it difficult to shut down and restart.
> > > >> > Initially I couldn't even find out how to do this.  I bought this
> > > >> > laptop for my grandson - so it has a lot of anti-virus and anti-
> > > >> > malware.  This may be causing the problems, though it's clear lots
> > of
> > > >> > others are suffering.
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> > > >> > I got W8 because I need to check my own course packages will run in
> > > >> > it.  Not found any issues there so far, other than a need to
> > re-write
> > > >> > instructions on how to ensure the 'app' appears on the new 'metro
> > > >> > style' first screen.  Touch wood!  I've gone android to James.  I
> > > >> > would have preferred a plate interface in my brain to the phone.
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> > > >> > On 22 Nov, 07:55, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >> >> heard it was for gaming primarily  and not interested.. I am not a
> > big
> > > >> >> windows fan,   i don't need the latest..
> > > >> >> Allan
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> > > >> >> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:49 PM, archytas <nwte...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >> >> > Argh!  Anyone any good experience?
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> > > >> >> > --
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> > > >> >> --
> > > >> >>  (
> > > >> >>   )
> > > >> >> |_D Allan
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> > > >> >> Life is for moral, ethical and truthful living.
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> > > >> >> I am a Natural Airgunner -
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> > > >> >>  Full of Hot Air & Ready To Expel It Quickly.
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> > > >> > --
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> > > >> --
> > > >>  (
> > > >>   )
> > > >> |_D Allan
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> > > >> Life is for moral, ethical and truthful living.
>
> > > >> I am a Natural Airgunner -
>
> > > >>  Full of Hot Air & Ready To Expel It Quickly.
>
> > > > --
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> > > --
> > >  (
> > >   )
> > > |_D Allan
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> > > Life is for moral, ethical and truthful living.
>
> > > I am a Natural Airgunner -
>
> > >  Full of Hot Air & Ready To Expel It Quickly.
>
> > --

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