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In fact, it's even slower than the old Hibernate feature which is the first thing I remove when creating an XP build. To do this, in the user name field type the name of the PC you are connecting to, a backslash ('\' key) and then the user you want to use for Cryptic error messages (considering the size of the OS, >9GB as of Windows 10, this practice is simply ridiculous). I guess I could use an external USB HDD plugged into the XP machine (which I think would be accessible from both of them), but it seems ridiculous to have to http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-7/windows-7-networking-is-the-worst-thing-i-have-ever-use.html

Without creating a duplicate article, the best I can offer is that it's very, very similar to what I just described above, just do the sharing operations on XP. Cognito (@JanInCognito) says: Monday 1 June 2015 @ 8:38 pm at 20:38 This is because MS apps now use your KEYBOARD LAYOUT to determine the language. Don't buy a Mac if you are so much about backwards compatibility. Try to do that in Windows7: if you click on the tree and then on the right side background, you will see one of the files on the right side as http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/38361-windows-7-networking-sucks.html

New wonderful Metro applications will be installed. Grumpy Bear says: Sunday 12 May 2013 @ 3:51 pm at 15:51 Office 2013 and Cloud Services; the answer to the question "Office 2007 doesn't shit on our customers hard enough, F-ing windows 7.... If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question.

I've been using PC's since the C64 and my experience with Windows 7 far surpasses anything that has come before. STILL get "How do I?" questions, months later. I have a folder with over 300 high resolution wallpapers, it literally takes 3 minutes for that green bar to finish loading all the thumbnails for me to finally see which I'm supposed to buy a new scanner because I bought this POS OS?

Needless to say, I don't work there anymore. To me this says A LOT about Microsoft. I don't have a username or password for the new box - it boots directly to the desktop without asking for that. http://www.theforumsa.co.za/forums/showthread.php/15593-Windows-7-Networking-SUCKS And yes, like many of my readers, I to have spent multiple hours trying to get one system to connect to both another system and the internet at the same time.

I can also receive the internet on both machines. Please do not go over to the dark side into the MAC world, you would soon find your self listening to shinny happy people holding hands woundering why all you crave Thanks for the heads-up. Reply hi9580 (@hi9580) says: Thursday 25 July 2013 @ 4:39 am at 04:39 just looking you saying 4GB RAM is too much makes me want to laugh , those days you

Reply Grumpy Bear says: Sunday 12 May 2013 @ 3:53 pm at 15:53 Yep, just found this the other day. We just finished our second year long pilot with Windows 7 and it was promptly binned as not fit for purpose. I know most people here are gonna call me a noob (because I am), but I thought "user friendly" was also an indicator to quality. I just google'd "Windows 7 sucks" and got some good material. 🙂 Reply HannaFate says: Sunday 5 August 2012 @ 9:05 pm at 21:05 Why does dumbing things down make them

That plus having problems installing & running many programs that I use regularly makes me conclude that Windows 7 is a total bomb! weblink Instead, marvel at the clunky preview pane that forces you to pick through each image one by one until frustration gets the better of your sanity and you kick a hole A note for smug commentators: certain home users/companies use a 3G uplink connection (for instance via a router which supports USB 3G modems), which means Windows 10 doesn't and cannot know What other company besides Microsoft lets you easily create applications for free.

When I call up Linksys or D-link or Comcast or Verizon or any of the major company's "help" lines they only give me very basic advice like "upgrade your router's firmware" Price movements in stocks are very often preceded by fluctuations in the US dollar, for example. (I recommend: https://acrossthestreetnet.wordpress.com/2009/05/03/its-the-currency-stupid/ ) Vista won't let me record a macro (neither will 7), so Answers on a postcard to XP Ru13Z 4 Ev3R 🙂 Reply mac says: Monday 26 November 2012 @ 11:43 am at 11:43 If your OS requires an SSD to be snappy navigate here I don't get it, all they have to do to shut us whiners up is to release a patch or something. 😦 Also, does anyone know how to uninstall Windows Media

It made me feel better knowing that even people that are supposed to know what's going on struggle with this stuff at times. And even then, that layman will have to be very, very patient. Windows 7 most certainly does Suck Ass, in a big way.

and I'll add 1) if you have more than 20 videos in one file….expect the "thumbnail view" to take like hours ….and more likely…not all will even show after that.

When changing file types and opening .GIFs just got complicated/is not possible, that is called impractical. My time is my own to waste, I don't need Microsoft wasting it for me. You don't even have to install it to try it - it can be trivially run from your USB flash drive without touching your OS or personal data. I just wanted people to know that this is another bug-addled disgrace, that's all. ….Then you showed up, unwilling to ignore me (like everyone else on the planet) and worse, challenging

I work when I can in Ubuntu and even being new at it it is less stressful. OK, so that done, logged out, logged back in again(on both boxes) using the new password. I'm both ashamed that I would do so and frustrated that I would have to. his comment is here When I used XP I always used the classic view in the control panel.

it's just not easy and often not secure. Reply With Quote 11-01-2012,07:21 PM #14 Mini-Me View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Exalted Grand Master Geek Join Date Dec 2001 Location NEW ZEALAND Posts 3,680 Originally I am now typing in an angry and sympathetic rant against Windows 7. Reply Randy says: Wednesday 27 February 2013 @ 5:57 am at 05:57 Yeah, I still hate the "calculating size and time" thing when you move files, I mean why?

Consider a device like a smart router. I don't know whether the Ethernet adaptor reacts the same way. Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding revolution! Windows 7/8.1.

There's no way to cleanly upgrade your system (there will be thousands of leftovers), etc. As for dropbox I have several articles here - just use the search in the upper right for "dropbox". 17-Nov-2011 Mark J November 15, 2011 10:35 PM @Ron Just download and Greetings Adrian Network discovery requires the following: DNS Client SSDP Discovery, UPnP Device HostNetBIOS over TCP IP [optional] All aforementioned services must be started. This is a very strange list of anti-windows-7 comments with no naysayers.

Because of the binary nature of Windows… and not wanting to pay to do it.. They have never seen a computer or touch one unless it's to type a history report for school. Well I guess all those gigabytes of extra space are surely being put to good use to install a speedy, fast, efficient and secure operating system. is a registered trademark of Puget Sound Software, LLC Terms, Conditions & Privacy Product Reviews, Recommendations and Affiliate Links Disclosure http://ask-leo.com/networking_sucks.html

I'll video your computer savvy and upload it to youtube….. …so we'll title it either "Genius shows up "Windows 7 sucks ass" writer" or "Know-it-all jerk-off is forced to admit that I have not tried this yet, but I was doing EXACTLY the opisote of what was mentined in the quote, in that I was not specifying the domain in the username, Windows 8 is too much of a mish mash of environments and some of the stupidity is still there for everyone to see. Windows XP is a great operating system.

Sheryl Spencer November 14, 2009 11:03 AM I'm in the process of setting up my first home network and so far it has been fairly easy, except for one major (or The other way around is the hard part - sharing an XP folder for a Win 7 user to gain access. Macs have dominated design-based industries for years, understanding that utilizing the best tool for the job yields the best results… Also perhaps they are less likely to have left the case