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by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Well what can I tell beside it has zero relevance to reality. Just as your attempt at trolling, which is as poor as usually (edit: i.e. when you troll, not always). Case dismissed. You are the one that is trolling. You are gathering your statistics in free (and totally useless in addition to being ...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

I know how to control windows updates. But as things are not open source, I cannot verify how important they are. So if I'm advised by a CVE or in generally "let if update when it wants to", then I do so. I don't enjoy going in depth on that if its not my job. And I know that I can control antiviru...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Just have a look at the MS help forums. The most frequent "solution" btw. is to reinstall Windows. Which is odd because that was the state of affairs under Win 95, and it was unheard of under Win 7 unless the user did really stupid things like installing some cracks from shady websites AND dismiss ...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Again observational bias. Please, stop saying that every time. Especially when the next thing you write is exactly that: And I am actively administrating both Linux and Windows machines. And as an admin, I can say administrating Windows is like a 100 times easier than Linux. That's not something th...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Btw. "patch Tuesdays" are once a month not once a week, was that really an honest mistake? Yes, honest mistake. It's been a while since I worked on windows (beginning of 2020). You obviously worked on a corporate machine that was set up quite strictly by the central administration. And you obviousl...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Most of my friends run Linux (like myself) and I never hear this with Linux, never. Even if something should go wrong, I still have Timeshift set up as safety net so that I could roll back bad updates. Not that I have needed this so far, but it's nice to have in place, and I can just apply updates ...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Windows 10 or so? Somewhere in March 2020 I worked in it on a daily base. As a developer. I know about fast reboot etc. And I also know that you're advised to regularly (once a week or so - there was this patch-tuesday thing if I remember correctly) do a full reboot to let it perform all those upda...
by Milos
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Btw., this kind of backup also works nicely in case of disk failure, or if Windows just fries itself. Haha yeah. Just this morning someone I know sent two pictures: one at around 9 o'clock that windows wanted to update and a few hours later that that apparently went wrong and a message was shown th...
by Milos
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Can somebody with 6 men EGTB show how to win with White?
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: Can somebody with 7 men EGTB show how to win with White?

Just because I asked for a 6 men EGTB knowing that it only required a 5 men EGTB, does NOT mean that I thought that a 6 men EGTB will give any different result than a 5 men EGTB for a position that only has 5 pieces. So why did you ask then? The rest of your explanation doesn't make any sense becau...
by Milos
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 66
Views: 1676

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

The real reason was MS moving headquarters so that Munich would get more money. That is just your assumption/conjecture. The articles I remember at that time didn't mention this at all, but instead exclusively quoted bad experiences of end-users as a main reason to switch back. That is a problem in...