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#33916 - 04/21/15 05:18 PM What did tech support say?
jchuzi Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
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#33917 - 04/21/15 05:53 PM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: jchuzi

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...Mr Hinch "shot the darn thing" when ctrl+alt+delete - the traditional method used to re-boot computers - "consistently did not work"....

That's a PC command.

(He initially tried to beat it to death with linguini, but it was a survivor, so he went extreme. grin )
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#33919 - 04/22/15 03:00 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
ryck Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
The article says "A judge is due to decide what penalty he will receive."

Really? There's a penalty for shooting a Windows machine?
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#33921 - 04/22/15 03:54 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: ryck]
jchuzi Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
The penalty would be for unauthorized discharge of a gun. Shooting a Windows machine incurs a reward. wink
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#33922 - 04/22/15 03:54 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: ryck]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: ryck
The article says "A judge is due to decide what penalty he will receive."

Really? There's a penalty for shooting a Windows machine?


Smacks of justifiable homicide to me.
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#33924 - 04/22/15 05:33 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: Pendragon]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
here on the radio the announcer is referring to it as an "execution". smile
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#33925 - 04/22/15 05:45 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: Virtual1]
jchuzi Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
here on the radio the announcer is referring to it as an "execution". smile
Maybe that's what the Windows extension .exe means. grin
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#33929 - 04/22/15 08:46 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
deniro Offline


Registered: 09/09/09
smile

Microsoft is giving him a 5% discount on the release of Windows 10.
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#33931 - 04/22/15 09:21 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: jchuzi
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
here on the radio the announcer is referring to it as an "execution". smile
Maybe that's what the Windows extension .exe means. grin


ok so if the software is executable, so is the computer?
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#33937 - 04/22/15 03:12 PM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: Virtual1]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
Originally Posted By: jchuzi
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
here on the radio the announcer is referring to it as an "execution". smile
Maybe that's what the Windows extension .exe means. grin


ok so if the software is executable, so is the computer?

Neither really needs to be executed. Both are DOA!
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#34044 - 04/29/15 02:53 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: artie505]
jchuzi Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
I just realized what happened. I figure that he called tech support but the "specialist" didn't speak English very well and what he meant to say was "BOOT the computer".
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#34246 - 05/12/15 06:21 PM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
slolerner Offline


Registered: 08/25/09
Loc: New York City
That's why you need a license (to run Windows.)

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#34258 - 05/13/15 07:29 AM Re: What did tech support say? [Re: jchuzi]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: jchuzi
I just realized what happened. I figure that he called tech support but the "specialist" didn't speak English very well and what he meant to say was "BOOT the computer".


"Death by Engrish?"
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