* Posts by hplasm

3816 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

My Microsoft Office 365 woes: Constant crashes, malware macros – and settings from Hell

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Re: all those dumb "smart quotes."

"I'm not a frigging novelist, I write code."

Use an editor then, not a WP?

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UK govt to launch a tech creche for military-focused startups

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Giant Airships!

That is all.

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Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update tweaked to stop you disabling app promos

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Re: "PROfessional" or "PROsumer"?

Ballmer said linux was cancer.

It seems that Win10 is Zika, as it causes brain shrinkage.

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They say you get what you pay for.

It seems that MS's new model is 'You get what we want you to pay for.'

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Microsoft axes 2,850 more Windows Phone, sales staff – a week after Justin Timberlake sang on stage for them

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Re: MARKETING

Which explains the shoddy performance!

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Re: Also a name change-

For many, but a decreasing number, Linux is an unknown option.

For many, but an increasing number, MS is a known -to be getting worse- option.

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Also a name change-

From 'WinPho' to 'LosePho'.

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Milk IN the teapot: Innovation or abomination?

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No milk-?

That is fine (and good) for those forrinn teas! Not for a proppa cuppa.

Apply the teats!

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New US spy satellite in orbit

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Re: Geostationary?

Trumpwatch- just in case...

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Cyberpunks might not be crooks but they're really very rude

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El Eg

The larval form of El Regg?

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Cortana expelled from Windows 10's new school editions

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Devil

Re: Welcome to the brave new world of SAAS

"That already happens..." if you have a VW.

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Re: Bah!

I'd go with Umbongo- they use it in the Congo....

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Church organist nabbed for playing glory hole in excelsis

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Need I say anything...?

"...my love of playing organ music and giving my gift back to God"

Ohhh God!!

fnarr!!

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Microsoft stops to smell the roses, creates the Shazam of flowers

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Worth it-

To hear Cortana sing- "Daisy, Daiiisyyy...give...mee...youuurrr..aaaannnsseerrrr,,doooooo....."

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The very latest on the DNC email conspiracy. Which conspiracy? All of them, of course!

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Re: Enjoyed it

Also +1 Intenet for the term 'goat rodeo'.

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Alleged hacker Lauri Love will learn his fate in September, says judge

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Re: WTF?

"So, a "medical" history in which he admits he is just completely unable to act in a sociably-acceptable manner? Great, let him plead insanity and lock him in a padded room for the rest of his life"

So Mr Pot- you want a cellmate? Meet Mr Kettle.

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Free Windows 10 upgrade: Time is running out – should you do it?

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Oh and where has safe mode gone ?

It's not safe- not secure.

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Re: yes i saw the icon, but still

"I think you need to recalibrate your notions of slavery."

When MS recalibrate their notions of 'upgrading'...

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Re: Why has there never been a reasonably priced upgrade path from Home to Pro?

Or get a pimp?

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Re: Just like to say . . . .

"You're not supposed to eat it!"

A million bluebottles can't be wrong...

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I don't like Mondays, Pokemon, Twitter or Facebook – Sir Bob Geldof

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Angry young man

becomes moaning old fart.

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Microsoft ordered to fix 'excessively intrusive, insecure' Windows 10

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"...it's the tools part which isn't working as well."

That's because the tools are in charge.

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Microsoft tweaks TCP stack in Windows Server and Windows 10

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Re: Took their time

Microsoft Networking. Two words that do not ever belong together.

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Web meltdown: BT feels heat from angry punters

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That was the dream...

Profit!!

That's the reality...

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Africa's MeerKAT looks at the sky, surprises boffins with 1,300 galaxies

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Re: Universe, life and everything

"I don't need drugs to enjoy this- just to enhance it!"

Otto.

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Hackers steal millions from ATMs using 'just their smartphones'

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Was it a cellphone-

- or an Atari Portfolio...?

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Debian: s/Chairman/Chair/g

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Re: Debinane

Sadly, Ian has already been chopped.

Pity Systemd can't be chopped.

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One in five consumers upgraded to Win10 for free instead of buying a PC

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Re: Why would they have bought a new PC?

Only a masochist would have installed Windows 8.

FTFY

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It's not our fault we don't hire black people, says Facebook

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Re: Numbers games, surely?

10e6 Internets for you, Sir!

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Graphene is actually self-folding origami, proclaim physicists

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I've seen that picture before-

In the Andromeda Strain.

We are all going to die!

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It's 2016 and Windows lets crims poison your printer drivers

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Re: Software contains bugs

What Microsoft actually said was "This new Windows must be built from the ground-up for a mobile-first, cloud-first world.”

Followed by-

"Ah, sod it. Release!"

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Meh

The headline-

-is not a surprise...

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You can buy Windows 10 Enterprise E3 access for the price of a coffee

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Re: Cash shortage ?

Masochists will always find the money to get themselves abused. See the fanboi posts above...

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Re: you pay 7 bucks for a coffee?

"Why is it not possible to have a single article...waaaaa."

Said a windows moron.

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Tesla whacks guardrail in Montana, driver blames autopilot

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Easy solution-

"And what makes you think that a radar will see a wooden stake?"

Tie a vampire to the front bumper.

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Re: Idiots!

Warning: Do not taunt Traffic-aware cruise control!!

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Microsoft's cringey 'Hey bae <3' recruiter email translated by El Reg

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Re: Every time I see "<3"...

"Yeah, it always looks like a cock and balls to me too. So what *does* it mean?"

Asshat?

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Physicists confirm X(4140)

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It's colourful...

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Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom thinks all websites should be rated – just like movies

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Re: Andrea Leadsom...

She always said "I am proud to be Britain's first Prime Minister who is a ...chemist."

(Jack) Boots?

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Re: Andrea Leadsom...

"Which she put to good use in helping to invent "Mr Whippy"."

Douglas Hurd?

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Wannabe West Midlands gun smuggler jailed for ten months

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Re: Serf's up

Sure he does- he's in jail for having (bits of ) one.

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Lauri Love at risk of suicide if extradited to US, Brit court hears

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Re: After Gary McKinnon...

Don't shout, you teat.

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No means no: Windows 10 nagware's red X will stop update – Microsoft

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Love Windows-

Or it will stalk you.

And rape your computer if you don't give in.

Nice.

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Those Xbox Fitness vids you 'bought'? Look up the meaning of the word 'rent'

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Re: There's an old saying

How about a new saying?

Stop giving Microsoft money

then the problem will solve itself.

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My plan to heal this BROKEN, BREXITED BRITAIN

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Re: Missed a trick.

And then tow Britain outsideof its Territorial Waters* and run it as Pirate Britain!

* Possibly mooted by The Goodies?

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'I urge everyone to fight back' – woman wins $10k from Microsoft over Windows 10 misery

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Re: GOOD FOR HER!

"I think this person should have ANYTHING pertaining to Microsoft taken from any device he/she uses, and be banned from using it again, EVER"

She should be so lucky!

You have flecks of spittle on your screen. Did you know?

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Special delivery: Activists drop 100,000 net neutrality complaints on FCC

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Re: What if our minds are more infinite than the Universe?

What if they are smaller than a pi meson? what then, eh?

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Holy Crap! Bloke finishes hand-built CPU project!

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So-

It's von Newman architecture...?

Beer for you also, Sir!

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Utah sheriffs blow $10,000 on smut-sniffing Labrador

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Re: Divine idea

Most guys have a porn divining rod...

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"How does one sniff out porn exactly ?"

Check the hedgerows...

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