Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 SP1 Releases to Manufacturing Today

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Nathan Mercer, Feb 9, 2011.

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  1. Nathan  Mercer

    Dave Doe Guest

    Dave Doe, Feb 9, 2011
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    AD. Guest

    AD., Feb 9, 2011
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    peterwn Guest

    While on that note last weekend Debian released Debian 6.0.0 aka
    Squeeze. It is available for a diversity of processors including x86,
    ARM, IBM S 390 etc etc. It can be downloaded at

    Lots of packages (including full server functionality) and no licence
    worries for end users. Cost - downloading bandwidth or media only.
    peterwn, Feb 10, 2011
  4. Nathan  Mercer

    Dave Doe Guest

    a. what does that have to do with the SP1 realease

    b. this is the usual, and very major problem, with Linux et el ...

    Indeed the most popular distro based on Debian is Ubuntu - and if you
    want a problem solved el pronto, eg for a business, sure you can phone
    'em up - but you have to PAY for it...

    Microsoft provide free support for updates. Not sure what licensing
    worries you refer to, perhaps you'd like to elaborate (bear in mind, the
    context of your average business).

    c. I've read already of the Sqeeze release already causing problems, in
    particular nvidia video drivers, grub and xorg. But of course, you know
    that already.

    d. you're just another Linux troll - but you're not helping your
    Dave Doe, Feb 10, 2011
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    peterwn Guest

    If Nathan had not trolled - I would not have - I could not resist it -
    I was just lampooning his troll.
    peterwn, Feb 10, 2011
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    Dave Doe Guest

    Fair point. :)
    Dave Doe, Feb 10, 2011
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    Boots Guest


    They're certainly not from the official source of all internet malware
    and the largest single piece of crippleware that works on wintel PCs - .
    Boots, Feb 10, 2011
  8. Nathan  Mercer

    Boots Guest

    Nope. You purchased it when you purchased your non-exclusive "license" to
    use MS Windows!
    Boots, Feb 10, 2011
  9. Which bitch is this? Sweatpea... plonk
    Lawrence D'ouche, Feb 11, 2011
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