Windows XP Sucks!

Karl Larsen k5di at
Thu Nov 29 19:50:12 UTC 2007

    I got the file holding the Manual for my BIOS on this computer from 
BioStar web page and after clicking on the manual thing I d/l a file. It 
is CRUS5-M9_0829C_B.exe and I have d/l it several times because of Windows.

    The .exe makes it a windows file for sure. I tried using the Linux 
unzip on it and it failed. So fired up my Work laptop which has winXP on 
it that is seldom used. I have it on a memory stick and when I put it on 
Windows nothing much happened. But I recalled to bring up "My Computer". 
And sure enough there was a Kenstin stick as e: and I clicked on it and 
there was my file.

    I put mouse over file and moved it over to the main window. It 
didn't work and put up a long winded tail why I can't do that. It 
appears I on the keyboard do not have permission to do that.

    I have a kernel package for F7 on the stick that went to my F7 on 
the laptop. I tried to slide that off and it went without a problem. In 
fact only the above file can't be moved.

    Next I right clicked the file on the stick and selected to Run it. 
The error panel came up and told me the file is a Trogan type of thing 
and will not open it.

    At a coffee get together all the other guys run Windows and the said 
there is a way to turn off the thing that calls EVERYTHING a problem. 
But it is well hidden. I had to listen to all the register problems and 
how you need to defrag windows every month or so.

    Boy! Sure glad I changed to Linux.


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User

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