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Windows 2000 ... *sigh* [Nov. 29th, 2000|11:49 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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It seems that the more I use Windows 2000, the more I hate it. Same with anything, actually.... the more I learn about Linux, Perl, web programming, MySQL ... hate them all. Come to think of it, there's very few implementations of anything that I really like.

Anyway, today's win2k silliness: I'm on a machine at school right now, a P3-766 or something, with 256 MB of ram... normally these machines fly, almost as fast as my win2k machine at home. Right now it's chugging along slower than a 486 with 16 mb of ram running win98. My keystrokes are delayed by a couple seconds as I type this. I check task manager and winlogon.exe is taking 99% CPU. I can't kill it because "This is a critical system process. Task Manager cannot end this process." Stupid Windows.

When will Microsoft make a reliable operating system?

[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2000-11-29 05:13 pm (UTC)


I'm not so convinced it's my video card. It didn't start doing that until a few weeks ago... I ran win2k with this video card for several months without problems, and this past week it's been great.

The fact that it's sometimes very nice and sometimes buggy as hell is what scares me.
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[User Picture]From: peterb
2000-11-30 02:54 am (UTC)
This doesn't strike you as being standard issue windows stuff?
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