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Comment Re:Good-but Enterprise only (Score 1) 135

Thanks for your reply

So basically you can opt out of the defered updates of delaying 3 to 4 months of updates to 10 like in the pro to 10 years. That can be a plus for certain industries like hospitals that need to have a certified FDA approved image.

Anything else? Especially for home users or even medium sized businesses for renting computers. I kind of like the idea of different channels like the pro where you can be 1 version behind with security or go older for just security updates.

Comment Re:For limited values of 'you'. (Score 1) 135

Alright I want examples. If I am going to consult I can save customers money by using the pro version.

It seems slashdot as the last 5 years is turning into Stalins saying of repeat a lie enough and it will be truth. I see no reason why the enterprise version has more features.

From what I read here from slashdotters the pro version has no GPO support whatsoever, all commercials that take up full screen ads, all updates forced with no settings, etc. I have news? I own 10 pro! I see nothing of the sorts other than tinfoil hats getting +5s.

Yes the appstore puts on tiles that say try X and it yes I do not like the keystroke logger for telemetry. That bothers me! I have the ads off in settings in the pro and I defer updates for all but security by default and have a time set for when to install by default under 10 pro.

The only GPO out of 100 is a setting for a lock screen and disabling the telemetry. Big freaking deal.

I am open if I am wrong. I just hate the advice here that everyone needs to rent their own computers

Comment Re:Good-but Enterprise only (Score 1) 135

What is wrong with the pro version?

I keep seeing that repeated here but only thing I can find it typing history isn't recorded.

My thinking is home users desperately need something like this if it uses shielded VM's that is in hyper-v in server 2016 and Windows 10 anniversary edition as corporations have Junipers and Cisco devices configured for things like rejected spoofed IP addresses and rogue IP's pretending to be routers to poison DNS etc. Home based routers lack these options.

A network shielded VM can help for sure even if it does not eliminate all holes for bad javascript applets.

Comment Re:For real? (Score 1) 135

Edge != IE 6.

IE 8 and above had Chrome style security with sandboxing by default and lowrights mode in c:\users\user\%appdata% since 2009! No you did not misread that.

I still do not use Edge/IE 11 unless I am at work using a corporate site though :-)

But regardless people need to wake up that it is not 2004 anymore. Any browser that executes code needs to be in a VM sadly if you run from untrusted sources. Flash and javascript execute code which makes them insecure. Even with a sandbox and threading per process by each tab helps but it does not eliminate security risks regardless of browser.

A VM container that is hardened makes sense for any app that executes data sadly.

Comment Re:A VM is not security - idiots (Score 1) 135

Actually if it is hardened it can certainly help.

Windows 10 anniversary and server 2016 have safeguarded and hardened VM support in Hyper-V it calls shielded. I./O is limited accept through a layer and network hardening means it won't accept rogue IP addresses as routers which is a classic hacker scheme.

It is easy to spoof an IP address and advertise as a router to poison DNS as an example.

This would certainly help against this kind of attack.

Comment Re:For limited values of 'you'. (Score 1) 135

I am not a fanboy of WIndows 10 by a long shot but WIndows 10 pro does:
1. Have the ability to control Windows Updates including defer feature updates ala Debian style.
2. GPO support
3. Pro has the same Hyper-v and RDP options. If you go under settings go to developer mode to turn them on by default
4. IIS support
5. The ability to pick when updates are applied

Windows 7/8 have spyware too unless you want to be insecure. Chrome and your phone already do this anyway.

The only thing the enterprise edition has is to turn off spyware and appstore. For home use I see no reason to rent. I am not happy with 10, but besides the history tracking I see it no different than 8.

Comment Re: No they aren't denying it (Score 1) 640

It is a big problem.

The problem is two fold. History by it's very nature is not science. There is hypothesis and experimentation. It is what most probably happened and it's possible impact on events afterwards. The second is the time period. It is not unusual at all from what it seems that mythacysts like to make out.

1. Acid free paper that can withstand time was not invented. So little informationi s not proof! It just means we do not have much records besides copies of copies of copies ... I will get to that below
2. The culture at the time was pre-enlightenment where people were not taught to investigate and use logic and critical thinking to figure the world around them. It was pissing contests and egos both with philosphers who tried to be intellectual and people praying to different Gods and using religion
3. The Gutenberg Printing press was not invented yet. This means you had to hand write and copy something if you liked it including all the errors and additions of the copy of the copy of the copy of the copy until the editors had several different versions of something and had to guess which one to use when copying by hand
4. Very high illiteracy of around 97%. This number is much higher in rural areas like Galee where Jesus would have preached
5. Paul most surely existed as Christianity was spread and all the leaders of the ancient church cite him as he spread it through Athens by the Greek philosophers. Sources all point back from the late 1st and 2nd centuries
6. Christianity was small and considered Jewish for the 1st century.
7. We have Josphious and Tactitus.

So I am into this subject but not religious anymore. So far scholars have looked at it this way:

1. Book of Mark probably written about 55 - 65 AD near Rome or in Rome based on writting style and events (Jesus said ressurection would happen in disciples lifetime and no mention of the destruction of the temple in 70 AD yet). Jesus is not God and became raised to diven status after death (the later paragraph was forged where he resurrected due to writting style differences and grammar)

2.: Q (this is a document used to create Luke and Mathew as it was obviously copied as too much looks verbatim. We do not know name or have surving copies) 70 - 85 AD. Mathew and Luke used Q and Mathew used Mark. Jesus now was made devine at his baptism. THe texts were corrupted as one version in 120 AD quoted paslm 29 where Jesus was made devine at the baptism to something that just re-affirms he already is devine.

3. Book of John he always was God and was creater of world circa 95 AD to 100 AD

So yes the NT is problematic as it is biased but historians use the information out of it by looking for similarities. So no smoking gun but it is not like we have 0 evidence at all.

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