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Re: filmscanners: Windows XP, the good, the bad, the ugh!

At 19:56 27-03-01 -0800, you wrote:
>Windows XP is getting the best overall reviews I've seen since Win 95, 
>which might be a bad omen ;-)
>Seems it has cleaned itself up quite a bit, while basically stealing a lot 
>of look and feel from the Mac OS.  I believe it is based upon WIN 2000. I 
>also understand one big problem is that it requires registration on line, 
>and that it "records" which computer it has been placed on. There is a 
>problem if you change motherboards or other major components because the 
>registration process is designed to prevent the OS from being installed on 
>numerous computers.  You then have to go to Microsoft, hat in hand, and 
>ask for permission to reinstall on a "revamped" system.

A bit like buying a video or a book and not being able to take it to your 
new house :-))


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