The OS (Windows 7) is Dead. Long Live the OS.

The Windows 7 Beta and RC1 versions have now expired. I did not want the Windows actions of 2-hourly shutdowns for a month before finally being unable to access my data.

Very nasty, Microsoft.

I have now dropped Windows 7 completely, as I’m sure others will too — refusing the extortionate $400 pricetag.

My OS of choice is now Fedora (a totally modern, free 64-bit Linux OS). It has pleasant surprises at every turn, like displaying the local weather when hovering over the time display —

Scattered Clouds

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