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Re: Windows 7 Retro?

XP is retro if you wanna do an original release install on a system with 256-512MB RAM and keep it in it's own little world, cut off from the present. XP is modern foolishness if you wanna run it with all updates and service packs up to when they cut off embedded support (ATMs etc) and you wanna …

Re: what will you do when your last hardware fails?

Caluser2000 wrote on 2021-06-14, 23:12: At 61 I can still lift up my motorcycles 😀 Unlike my 19" Dell trinitron crt................ There's a trick, you have to squish the screen side into your gut to get the c of g as near your legs as possible, and sort of cradle/bearhug them. 🤣

Re: what will you do when your last hardware fails?

3. OS support. Windows driver models and architecture have changed a lot over the years. Not only are the .inf files very different, but so is how Windows allows access to hardware. Super old drivers simply cannot be made to work natively on newer versions of Windows. You would need a new driver …

Re: what will you do when your last hardware fails?

Electron migration is a thing for hot running CPU and GPU chips that will kill them eventually. Well it's thing whether they're running or not really, all the electrochemical valence forces, running at the speed of molasses in the arctic are trying to make everything into an amorphous blob, no N …

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