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Re: [SLE] [OT] Another good windows glitch - like we needed another one.
  • From: JB <yonaton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 11:35:48 -0500
  • Message-id: <200604051135.48547.yonaton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 05 April 2006 09:29, Drew Burchett wrote:


> > I'm trying to laugh about this because the alternative will be to kick
> > my computer off the roof.
> >
> > I need to run XP occasionally so I have a dual-boot config. This
> > morning I tried to boot Win XP and was told 'windows needs to be
> > activated' - and it wouldn't log me in. I did that last year and I
> > haven't changed anything, but what the hell - I have a legal copy, so
> > I clicked yes. Then it said 'this copy of windows is already
> > activated' and logged me off... rebooted - and the same thing. It
> > won't let me log in and it won't activate. I have to reinstall from
> > scratch AGAIN! What a design. <sigh>
> >
> > Mike-

>
> As opposed to my Suse 10 server that simply stopped reading one of the
> drives last night for no apparent reason and wouldn't start again until
> this morning, still for no apparent reason?

Yeah, as opposed to what sounds like a hardware problem in *your* machine to
the *built-in* problem of M$' software that Mike's having. Your point again
was?

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