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Windows 10

Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by K4KWH, Mar 15, 2019.

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  1. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    I thought of another reason to use Win 10: When customers insist on it.:p

    Most of our basic imagers/wipers have used Win XP years ago, then Win 7 up until recently as their OS on which we run our applications. When they boot up, they boot to the application so the user normally wouldn't know what the OS was unless they specifically took measures to find out. Then, along comes the Government....

    ...who insists any new hardware they buy must be Win 10, and nothing else is acceptable.

    So guess who had to update all our apps to run on Win 10?:) We just completed this and will be shipping products only with Win 10...not because we really wanted to...

    Government agencies are by far our biggest customers, so the Golden Rule kicks in.
  2. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I reprogrammed my C128 error prompts in ROM.

    I changed "Redo from start" to "Redo then fart"

    I just had to. That was years ago when I was a kid.
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  3. WB2WIK

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    The pull my finger image has to go with that.
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  4. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Now that I have a grandchild I may need to add that, If memory allows.

    128 kb to play with may make it a bit hard for graphics, And pull finger input to make it work properly for sound.

    Thank you for the suggestion.
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2019
  5. K4KWH

    K4KWH Ham Member QRZ Page

    AH, you remember!:D
  6. WA9SVD

    WA9SVD Ham Member QRZ Page

    But did Alice ever make it to the moon?:confused::rolleyes::D
  7. N1OOQ

    N1OOQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yah, uninstalling and then reinstalling the printer driver does work. Every damn time you want to print something. Obviously, this is not a real solution.
  8. VA3VF

    VA3VF Ham Member QRZ Page

    It is...until the next Windows update. Give it some time, and its status will change from an MS bug to an MS feature.:D

    Having problems with sound as well? Windows update.:mad:
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  9. W3WN

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    Funny you should mention the sound...

    Just upgraded a laptop for a local ham from Win 7 to Win X. For some strange reason, Win X turned off the speaker jack... by default, only USB connected speakers would work by default.

    Easy enough to fix, just odd behavior.
  10. VA3VF

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    Known problem, this is why I mentioned it. Been there already.:(

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