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Comment Re:How is this different from Microsoft's... (Score 1) 148

i just ran this on my i5-3570K running win7:

>timecmd "systeminfo | find 'System Boot Time'"
systeminfo | find 'System Boot Time'
Results of execution:

        Exit code 2
        Time of execution 10.121

that's 10 seconds.

i just had to reboot to install about 6-weeks-worth of updates.

it never crashes.

you're doing it wrong.

Comment Re: .NET patches = job security (Score 1) 132

not wrong. the post i was replying to was this:

> Another version of .NET means update times get increased again

which is wrong.

since 4.6 REPLACES 4.5, there's no additional patches to install.

ongoing, you either install the 4.5 patches, OR the 4.6 ones. not both.

i feel sorry for whoever hired you that you still don't understand that, and you're supposedly responsible for so many systems. and what's worse, i have explained it to you several times and you still refuse (probably out of some ignorant pride) to accept your misunderstanding. actually, since you're responsible for running bulk windows updates, i'm not entirely surprised...

Comment Re: .NET patches = job security (Score 1) 132

Yeah and that AC was responding to MM'S post about increased update times:


Which was marked as insightful insightful even though it's patently false.

So at that point my comment was on-topic and yours are still way off.

So basically you don't understand two things:

1) that .net point-version updates are in-place, overwrite previous point versions of that major release, and don't increase update times, and...
2) how to follow thread ancestry on Slashdot.

Comment Re: .NET patches = job security (Score 1) 132

The you're in the wrong freaking thread. This one is discussing whether or not update times are increased by adding a new point-version of .net (clue: it doesn't). This isn't a major release, so you're completely off-topic. Well done.

Comment Re: Recycle them, Look online on how to. Gosh (Score 1) 189

You should just remove 'ask slashdot' from your feed 'cos pretty much every possible question can be answered better by Google than it can be by slashdot. Alternatively if you're genuinely interested in what other geeks have to say about a particular subject and not just so you can write pompous remarks to people trying to start a discussion, stick around.

You cannot have a science without measurement. -- R. W. Hamming