4477Re: [NTO] changing port name of a serial port
- May 1, 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alec Burgess" <burale@...>
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2003 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: [NTO] changing port name of a serial port
| Just curious: -- *bigger* --- *slower* ?
| Instead of having to pay careful attention to resource utilization (and the
| number of programs in use), having to reboot four or five times a day and
| getting frequent blue screens, with the same memory I can run many more
| programs simultaneously, recover without rebooting from almost all errors
| and reboot only when having installed new software that requires it - most
My previous system was like yours (PII 266Mhz,128MB RAM) and was using win98.
I was always have to monitor memory usage,tweak swap file usage;restore a lost,replaced
dll. When win2k appeared I read all reviews to see if win2k is better. All they say in one
was "win2k is slower,needs more resources,games don't run good". And I believed them :(
I once used win2k for two days but I was so under the effect of bad reviews I couldn't
anything. I just gave up when I couldn't find a driver for tv card. I'm still angry for
those lost years
with win98. Now I have a more powerful system and using xp. It's a joy.
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