Zone alarm, you have failed me for the first time... and the last. (BLODA news)
Wed Jul 22 10:19:00 GMT 2009
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 22 10:47, Dave Korn wrote:
>> Warren Young wrote:
>>> Dave Korn wrote:
>>>> Warren Young wrote:
>>>>> Dave Korn wrote:
>>>>>> Newer versions of ZA don't run on w2k
>>>>> Is Win2K still running on old time zone data, or did MS finally cave to
>>>>> the pressure to release that patch without requiring a $1000 payment?
>>>> I have no idea.
>>> You would know if it did, if you're in an area of the world where the
>>> DST rules changed after MS declared "no more patches" for such things.
>>> In most of the US, for instance, your system time would have been off by
>>> an hour for several weeks during the year for the past two years. If
>>> your locale's DST rules did change recently and you didn't notice a time
>>> problem, MS must have relented. There was a huge stink over this.
>> Well I'm in the UK, I dunno if the rules have changed at all recently, and
>> every once in a while I notice my PC has or hasn't got got a DST change right
>> or wrong, but never more than twice a year.
>> My love of w2k is based on it being the most lightweight version of the OS
>> in years, and it having also had the longest time to get debugged and stable,
>> but obviously it's not suitable for a corporate environment. It still WJFFM
>> in a home environment and there's still /quite/ a lot of new software coming
>> out that's compatible enough to run on it.
> What I'm missing in W2K (and, FWIW, NT4) is the RDP server. This means,
> I can't use rdesktop on my Linux machine to connect to the W2K box.
> Rather, I have to open the console, or I have to use VNC. Neither the
> console, nor VNC work as nice as rdesktop, for instance, for hardcore
> copy/paste jobs.
Absolutely, rdp is significantly smoother in use than VNC. According to a
post I found (http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-172645_36_0.html), you
can install RDP on at least server versions of w2k.
> Grrr. I hate it when marketing wins over technical aspects.
Cue Bill: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDW_Hj2K0wo
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