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Re: End of days: XP question(s)
04/09/14 03:09 PM


> Computers should come from the factory with system and data partitions. I should be able to point at a partition and install.

What you're asking for is essentially impossible. There are two partitioning schemes in common use and many more file systems to choose from. The factory can't know what you want to use.

> but I did check 'format' in the box, and still it required more.
> Nonsense, unless I'm setting up a server or some corporate shit.

Windows used to be harder to setup, Microsoft made it easier because it cuts down on the number of support calls. The more options you give people, the more likely they are to get it wrong.

Linux developers don't care about support calls if you mess up the install and most people that use it can (or like to think they can) cope with the complexity of it.

I run Windows 8.1, but I'd drop to 7 before I put myself through the pain of switching to Linux or XP.

Edited by smf (04/09/14 03:09 PM)







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* End of days: XP question(s) Traso 04/05/14 01:55 AM
. * First XP updates out early today..... Traso  04/09/14 07:44 AM
. * How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Dullaron  04/09/14 03:22 AM
. * Re: How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Traso  04/09/14 07:52 AM
. * Re: How is the ReactOS? XP clone. Dullaron  04/11/14 06:38 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) DMala  04/05/14 06:01 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/06/14 07:19 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) SmitdoggAdministrator  04/11/14 08:40 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/13/14 10:06 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 02:26 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Sune  04/14/14 04:56 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 09:50 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/14/14 11:25 PM
. * Getting settled..... Traso  04/17/14 05:28 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Sune  04/19/14 05:23 PM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Traso  04/25/14 12:04 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... URherenow  04/25/14 04:06 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Traso  04/25/14 05:27 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... keshbach1  04/26/14 03:07 AM
. * Re: Getting settled..... Sune  04/25/14 06:04 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Vas Crabb  04/14/14 11:43 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/14/14 11:58 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Robbbert  04/14/14 11:49 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) SmitdoggAdministrator  04/13/14 10:18 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/14/14 01:51 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/07/14 10:22 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) krick  04/08/14 04:51 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) R. Belmont  04/09/14 06:13 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Robbbert  04/07/14 10:53 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 05:49 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) JWJr  04/08/14 06:07 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 06:58 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) JWJr  04/08/14 09:55 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/09/14 10:49 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Vas Crabb  04/09/14 11:29 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/08/14 04:47 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/08/14 05:52 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) DMala  04/09/14 03:29 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) MooglyGuy  04/09/14 10:55 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/08/14 09:52 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Anonymous  04/09/14 03:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) R. Belmont  04/09/14 06:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/11/14 06:35 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/06/14 04:09 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Traso  04/07/14 08:20 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/08/14 04:04 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Sune  04/07/14 11:16 PM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) CTOJAH  04/07/14 11:33 PM
. * Ahm....XP mode is part of the deprecation, yo..... (nt) Traso  04/08/14 04:51 AM
. * Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Sune  04/08/14 03:29 PM
. * Re: Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Traso  04/08/14 09:44 PM
. * Re: Do you mean they will stop offering it for download? Sune  04/09/14 03:07 AM
. * Details missed on za page? Traso  04/09/14 07:42 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) krick  04/05/14 06:57 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Master O  04/08/14 03:52 PM
. * HOSTS files Sune  04/09/14 03:45 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) URherenow  04/09/14 03:19 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Moose  04/05/14 03:35 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) RW-Column  04/09/14 09:20 AM
. * Re: End of days: XP question(s) Dullaron  04/09/14 09:59 AM
. * Don't be a moron URherenow  04/09/14 11:43 AM

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