Mirrors Edge was a satirical poke at an orwellian future, not a fucking blueprint for goverments.
WAS a dystopian future.. WAS.
1. Why arent EXE files blocked by mail servers? Even inside zip files? If you really need to send an exe file by email you need to look at your process.
2. Why are exe files allowed to run from temp directories by default? Microsoft, you need to make it a "chore" to download and run executable files from a mail client. You have to jump through hoops to run executables from a browser, but browsers arent really the hijack vector anymore.
5. Backup your machine. Your computer is about to break soon. If you have that mentality you will be good to go. Treat your computer like a tool thats about to break. Keep your backups ready to go.
To protect yourself from malware, litter your system with artefacts that mimic sandboxes and virtual machines
Anyone see the parallel with the ink cartridge business?
See how THAT worked out.
People just started to buy printers that didnt need "manufacturer" ink, or just get "chip resetters"
Oh and Chrome, and Media Player Classic HC.
My current OS is server 2008 R2 Standard Edition.
AcdSEE32 bit 2.42 (Yes. OLD AS THE HILLS)
Bullzip PDF Printer.
WinSCP (ftp program)
Office 2010 (outlook required for work)
A whole whack of registry and hacked system files.
So can sunlight!
BAN THE SUN!!!
An accident waiting to happen can be applied to anything sharp, hard, fast, heavy, chemicial, high voltage or high current or controlled by a human. What a stupid riposte to a cool new technology.
The dangers of this have aready been taken into consideration, being a lot of safeguards and cut offs that fail safe. Your response has been used against anything possibly dangerous that has ever existed or been created. You must be a conservative.
A microsoft product, not tested properly, telling you a more expensive version is better, and with little common sense, designed for hardware that microsoft didnt design?
So, its a standard microsoft product then right? This isnt actually news.
News would be if it worked and worked well.
so who are you paying to pick what's acceptable in this modern world?
and then. filter it.
do you filter on keyword?
or not, what else?
Wait, can anyone tell me WHY anyone would want to get new features and upgrade word processing software?
What possible new features could there be to make it worth paying for software on a monthly basis, unless its in its current form broken or unusuable?
If its broken and unusable, it should be fixed for free, since you have already paid for it once. I cant think for the life of me what i would need a new version of office for.
Hell I was still using office 2003 until 3 years ago.
The only reason to upgrade would be due to planned obsolescence..
Sorry. Dunno what i was thinking.
This is a company that replaces a start menu with something that's not a start menu because.. well i dunno honestly.
Did ANYONE say "I wish the start menu was the size of my entire screen, and as a bonus, open all of my apps in huge fonts and large formats for a touch screen and thus not actually be a start menu at all."
I have been using windows since 3.11.
I remember in the days when you could change your background colour in an explorer window. Try doing that now.
It seems microsoft has been innovating by making the software harder to customize to your needs, harder to use, and thus..
oh of course.
I keep getting away from myself here.
Microsoft needs to listen to its customers for once. I own a small business, and to me, customers are PURE GOLD.
I think his most commonly repeated word is "peculiarly" and "curiously"
Yea i know. I treat it as a bit less serious, light reading.
Stephen Donaldson is pretty well the direct opposite, and of course the late Robert Jordan.