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Re: [vox] (fwd) Microsoft Tech Talk on Windows XP
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Re: [vox] (fwd) Microsoft Tech Talk on Windows XP

Like a lawyer, the true heckler never asks a question that 
he/she doesn't already know the answer to.  ;-)

Also it's better to ask questions that are very specific, 
like "will it work if I upgrade my motherboard?".  General
questions will just get you a canned marketing spiel.

-- Rod

On Sunday 11 November 2001 05:14 pm, Matthew Johnson wrote:
> > I will show up to ask to ask annoying questions, one of my
> > favorite activities is heckeling.  Here's a few questions to fire
> > off.
> >
> > "Does Windows XP detect removal of hardware and give you the
> > option to remove the settings for it?"
> >
> > "Have you added any sort of journaled filesystem support to avoid
> > annoying scandisks?"
> >
> > "Does XP have to reboot to change network settings?"
> >
> > feel free to add to these, and add awnsers, since I haven't tried
> > Win XP and don't know too much about it.
> One important one, although non-technical:
> "If I buy the full edition, how much will I have to pay each year to
> keep its subscription going?"
> Maybe add on, if he answers it:
> "If I fail to pay, will I be able to get my data off the disk OK?"
> "If I use an old piece of hardware that does not have XP drivers for
> it, will it work?"
> "How does it compare to Gnome, Kde2 or Blackbox?" Ok, maybe not that
> one :).
> "Are themes easy to come, and is it easy to personalize the desktop
> to the way you want".
> Sure others have more....
> Matt

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