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by mikedep333
Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:18 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: compiler and IDE in base install (Why Johnny can't code)
Replies: 35
Views: 13498

We categorize software into 4 groups. Essential parts of reactos are in the reactos folder. These are things like notepad and task manager. Software that is a good idea to have as part of reactos (and of course free/libre) and perhaps developed/ported by ourselves is in the rosapps folder. These are...
by mikedep333
Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: When your machine won't run MS what then?
Replies: 21
Views: 15347

MtnTopRebel: I certainly see what you are saying. I have seen a number of people lose their office cd-keys and have to buy a new version. I usually try to convert them to openoffice instead. However, most people stick with the version of windows that comes with their computer. And the CD-key for tha...
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: When your machine won't run MS what then?
Replies: 21
Views: 15347

it doesn't change the fact that he said nothing about support cycles, does it? :P anyways, those are not the only affected.. suppose you have some spare parts and/or PCs and want a fresh start on it (for any use)... being spare parts, they are not new hardware... maybe good enough to run XP, but no...
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: When your machine won't run MS what then?
Replies: 21
Views: 15347

Oh, and mikedep... I believe you were the one who misunderstood the first post... he was talking about MS not selling XP anymore, as retail or as OEM, thus making any new buyer go for vista.... nothing about the support cycles Yeah, but he said: I read nearly half the worlds computers couldn't run ...
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: So, the big question...
Replies: 15
Views: 12377

Alex Ionescu pronounces it as React--O--S too.
http://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/media/ReactO ... rning.html
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: When your machine won't run MS what then?
Replies: 21
Views: 15347

Reacter wrote:Yes, but WinXP will no longer be activated by MS soon!!!!
Could you link me to an article on this?

I'm sure they will only stop activating new copies or something like that.
by mikedep333
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: When your machine won't run MS what then?
Replies: 21
Views: 15347

MtnTopRebel: I think you misunderstand microsoft's support plans. Normally home versions of windows have a 5 year support cycle, and pro versions have a 10 year support cycle. http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/ However, they extended the windows xp home support to november 2008, and pro support...
by mikedep333
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: help restore files
Replies: 9
Views: 7428

Stellar Phoenix is good, but is commercial and doesn't always work.
by mikedep333
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: So, the big question...
Replies: 15
Views: 12377

Just as I say O--S or P--C--Linux--O-S, I say React--O--S.
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Design
Topic: Alt-Tab, Switcher vs Exposé?
Replies: 11
Views: 11094

the DWM is heavily dependant on direct3D.. I'm no ROS expert, but I believe (correct me if I'm wromg, please) direct3D is not yet fully implemented, is it? anyway, it would be very interesting to see some work on DWM being done milesje hehehe Yes, direct3d is very incomplete, but I believe we could...
by mikedep333
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Design
Topic: Alt-Tab, Switcher vs Exposé?
Replies: 11
Views: 11094

the DWM is heavily dependant on direct3D.. I'm no ROS expert, but I believe (correct me if I'm wromg, please) direct3D is not yet fully implemented, is it? anyway, it would be very interesting to see some work on DWM being done milesje hehehe Yes, direct3d is very incomplete, but I believe we could...
by mikedep333
Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: WordPad will not create new documtent
Replies: 3
Views: 2902

I intend to start working on Wordpad within a month or so.
by mikedep333
Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Name chosen is ReactX, now looking for logo designs
Replies: 449
Views: 194965

cmoibenlepro wrote:The atom is too big, but the atom itself is sweet :D
I agree.
by mikedep333
Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Funny thing and questions
Replies: 18
Views: 12885

You're right, it probably is your video card. Just get a cheap one off ebay or something.
by mikedep333
Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Funny thing and questions
Replies: 18
Views: 12885

Okay now i need help my screen keeps flashing streaks of color randomly over the screen, does this mean my video card is a POC? What causes this I am clueless it did this with DSL and DSL-n also but not MS Windows. Hopefully this is just a distro specific issue. Try xubuntu or elive. Also, to save ...