I dislike Microsoft lol

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  1. Miaow

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    Just a winge - maybe its my comp (most likely lol) but I hate getting things off the Microsoft site.

    I decided to update my AVG today (since all the nice little pop ups the free AVG 7.5 is currently doing about the new version).

    Ok 40+mb and 3 hours download later for AVG Free 8 (yes on dial up - shock horror I hear people gasp) I find I need some stupid rollup update for my operating system. I try getting it on IE - can't get it to download and have to use firefox to get the download to work (hmm thats interesting since firefox is the MS competition????) mind you I usually use Firefox just thought that the MS site would rather IE lol.

    So far the stupid file (31mb) has stopped 2 times - 3rd try lucky I hope - I'm currently on 43% using Firefox *fingerscrossed*

    I really hate getting updates from the MS site :/
     
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    Ohhhh good ol' Windoze

    Im hoping to move to mac at the end of the summer.
     
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    Cool.

    I got a new MBP on order and it should be here by Wednesday. I can't wait. LOL
     
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    The stupid file has now stopped at 47% into the update file ARGHHHHH

    Starting attempt no 4 to get this stupid update file :(
     
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    I went over to a Macbook some time ago. I run Windows on two other computers. One of those two might get Linuxed sometime as XP is just running very slowly on it.

    The Apple bonus is that there are no Apple viruses - probably because the children that write viruses cannot afford a Mac.
     
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    LOL
     
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    Nice, my friend has been saving up for one for the past half a year for one and is gonna get it on June 21st. I hear there flat out amazing for photography stuff. Unfortunately i think all im getting is a refurb macbook =/
     
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    When I did my comp course at TAFE we were meant (originally) to do things using Macs - everyone cracked it as no one had a mac LOL The teacher changed it so we could use our own computers.

    Mind you I liked Apple ]['s though I had one as a kid - great graphics considering the memory they had.

    Please keep your fingers crossed...... now 14% try 4 LOL
     
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    I bought a Macbook about 6 months ago and I will always have a Mac from now on. I'm thinking about changing out my desktop for a Mac Pro but they are ridiculously expensive.
     
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    Now, I don't know this for sure, but you as a student, doesn't Apple give you a discount? You are a student, right?



    My first computer that I bought and saved for was an Apple 2c! :)
     
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    Yes, you can get a student discount through Apple!
     
  12. astrostu

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    In an effort not to turn this into a Windoze vs. Mac debate, I'll just throw my hat into the "I *heart* Apple" club and reserve all my disparaging remarks for why M$ sucks for something else. :D
     

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