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Forum: General January 11th 13, 02:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.computer,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By John Williamson
Scumbag babylon needs extermination

JD wrote:
Scumbag babylon needs extermination

Anyone know how to dump this load of stinking excrement and disease?
...
Forum: General June 8th 12, 01:32 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

wrote:
On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:04:03 -0700, Gene Wirchenko wrote:

On Thu, 7 Jun 2012 21:09:36 +0100, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 8th 12, 01:32 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 110
Views: 2,619
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

wrote:
On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:04:03 -0700, Gene Wirchenko wrote:

On Thu, 7 Jun 2012 21:09:36 +0100, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 4th 12, 09:40 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 110
Views: 2,619
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

On 04/06/2012 19:28, Yousuf Khan wrote:
On 04/06/2012 9:20 AM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , Yousuf Khan
writes:
On...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 4th 12, 05:05 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 110
Views: 2,619
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

On 04/06/2012 14:24, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , John Williamson

Sounds of distant rummaging. Sounds of cursing as many crates are
lifted...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 2nd 12, 08:00 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 110
Views: 2,619
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

Yousuf Khan wrote:
On 01/06/2012 4:57 PM, David H. Lipman wrote:
From: "Yousuf

I've been trying to remember this, and I honestly can't remember it
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 1st 12, 10:15 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 110
Views: 2,619
Posted By John Williamson
Bit of a historical question: MS-DOS

David H. Lipman wrote:
From: "Yousuf Khan"

I've been trying to remember this, and I honestly can't remember it anymore. In MS-DOS,
where were the standard...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 27th 12, 12:16 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

GreyCloud wrote:

Looks like you guys have one of those kind of posters around.
It appears he is posting somewhere in Germany or near there.

These types are a real hoot tho.
:D

Have you...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 26th 12, 07:09 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

Rod Speed wrote:

Snip rubbish

http://tinyurl.com/883xp7v

It seems things don't change.

--
Tciao for Now!
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 26th 12, 06:59 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

Ken Blake wrote:
On Fri, 25 May 2012 23:32:21 +0100, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
wrote:

In message , Ken Blake
...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 25th 12, 10:22 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

Rod Speed wrote:
John Williamson wrote

I always partition a drive with a few dozen Gig for the system drive,
and the rest for data. It makes life a lot less...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 25th 12, 07:21 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

Alias wrote:
On 5/25/2012 7:06 PM, John Williamson wrote:
Alias wrote:
On 5/25/2012 6:25 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 5/25/2012 10:50 AM, Daniel Prince wrote:
What is the best way...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 25th 12, 06:06 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 132
Views: 2,335
Posted By John Williamson
Partitioning a 2tb hd for Windows 7 64 bit

Alias wrote:
On 5/25/2012 6:25 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 5/25/2012 10:50 AM, Daniel Prince wrote:
What is the best way to partition a 2tb hard drive for Windows 7 64
bit? I am thinking...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 13th 12, 08:06 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.windows-xp,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By John Williamson
Any netbooks that *can't* run XP?

PC Guy wrote:
Have there been any netbooks made / sold that don't have XP drivers or
that otherwise can't run XP?

I'm thinking about EeePC, Aspire, and anything else running Intel Atom
or...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 1st 10, 11:49 AM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
On Apr 1, 5:08 am, John Williamson
wrote:
The last install I did took under two hours, including the download. The
only thing that didn't...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 1st 10, 04:08 AM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
On Mar 31, 3:46 pm, John Williamson
wrote:
RayLopez99 wrote:

Fair point. That is indeed the allure of Linux. But the way I see
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 31st 10, 02:51 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:

You reply to Chris Angstrom (small minded, as in Angstrom) after he
sarcastically says "John Williamson pulled this Usenet boner"? You
must like abuse or something.
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 31st 10, 02:46 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
On Mar 31, 12:57 pm, John Williamson
wrote:
RayLopez99 wrote:

Yeah, after YEARS and YEARS of working on it John.
Let's face it: ...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 31st 10, 12:47 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
John Williamson pulled this Usenet boner:

JEDIDIAH wrote:
On 2010-03-30, Moshe wrote:
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 31st 10, 11:57 AM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
On Mar 30, 11:33 pm, John Williamson
wrote:

I did notice that most of the posts were along the lines of either "Is
WEP or WPA encryption...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 30th 10, 10:33 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

JEDIDIAH wrote:
On 2010-03-30, Moshe wrote:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202605&highlight=samba

That's 90+ pages showing how "easy" it is to...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 28th 10, 12:25 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
On Mar 28, 12:13 am, John Williamson
wrote:
RayLopez99 wrote:
Does it work? As the file formats are different, why would you even
do...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 28th 10, 12:16 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
Just to show off, you understand, I've had Thunderbird in on a dual boot
Windows and Linux box sharing a mailbox file without problems before
now. The settings transferred...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 28th 10, 07:57 AM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

Kelsey Bjarnason wrote:
Why would Herr Bonehead over there think the file formats are different?
What magic idiocy does Windows use to screw up the format of a JPEG, or
an MP3? Oh, right -...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 27th 10, 10:13 PM Posted to comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By John Williamson
Has anybody ever connected a Linux machine to a Windows machineon a network?

RayLopez99 wrote:
Does it work? As the file formats are different, why would you even
do this, except to share a single internet connection?

But has anybody ever done this?

Yes, many...
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