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In The Mailbox: Total Windows 10 Takeover Edition

Posted on | July 30, 2015 | 13 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Post delayed by a morning appointment at the VA and an inadvertent upgrade to Windows 10 when I got home.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

EBL: $600 Haircut
Da Tech Guy: Some Names The MSM Hasn’t Mentioned From Baltimore
Michelle Malkin: Obama Cronyism Plus Your Personal Data Equals Trouble
Twitchy: DAMNING – These Six Quotes From The Fourth Planned Parenthood Video Will Make Your Blood Boil

American Power: Marxist Political “Cartoonist” Ted Rall Fired By L.A. Times
American Thinker: Untermenschen – The Language Of Death
BLACKFIVE: Book Review – Nemesis By Catherine Coulter
Conservatives4Palin: Gov. Palin – Planned Parenthood Targets Minority Women
Don Surber: Ford Changed Everything
Joe For America: Libs Coming After Trump Hard – And Failing
JustOneMinute: And Nobody He Knew Voted For Nixon
Pamela Geller: More UK Muslims Have Joined ISIS Than The Armed Forces
Protein Wisdom: Cecil The Lion Was Not “Murdered”
Shot In The Dark: 200,000 Victories
STUMP: Americans On The Move, Driven Out By Costs
The Gateway Pundit: Facts Are Facts – Obama Owns Worst Economic Numbers Since 1932
The Jawa Report: “Canteen Boy” And The Super Gays
This Ain’t Hell: VA Psychiatrist In Forum Discussion – “Off Yourself”
Weasel Zippers: Planned Parenthood Workers Laugh While Sorting Through “Five-Star” Baby Parts – “Another Boy!”
Megan McArdle: Upstate New York Can’t Afford $15 An Hour
Mark Steyn: Queer Theory Meets African Studies

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13 Responses to “In The Mailbox: Total Windows 10 Takeover Edition”

  1. Kirby McCain
    July 30th, 2015 @ 6:42 pm

    My Windows 10 update will have to wait, I turned the updates off before logging in …. sheesh

  2. Adjoran
    July 30th, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

    I got a separate notice my upgrade was ready, haven’t installed yet. The Tuesday updates were already done.

  3. Wombat_socho
    July 30th, 2015 @ 7:19 pm

    I had the window open and accidentally hit the “Start Update” button while I was typing a comment on Facebook. :facepalm:

  4. Mike
    July 30th, 2015 @ 7:47 pm

    Hate it when that happens!

  5. kilo6
    July 30th, 2015 @ 7:55 pm

    Have you considered upgrading Windoze to Linux ?
    Yeah, I know there’s stuff that only runs on Windows, the machine I’m on right now is multi-boot with 2 Linux versions and Win 7 … yes I’m a geek.

  6. Animal
    July 30th, 2015 @ 8:05 pm

    I moved my travel laptop over to Windows 10. So far it’s OK. I like it much better than 8.1, but my big desktop back at the home office will stay on 7 for a while.

  7. Wombat_socho
    July 30th, 2015 @ 8:21 pm

    I can’t play Civilization III or Bioshock on Linux.

  8. Daniel Freeman
    July 30th, 2015 @ 8:38 pm

    OT: Holy… words fail me. I’ve been avoiding watching the PP videos, and The Federalist just pointed this out:

    In the second video, we find out explicitly from Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Mary Gatter that abortions performed with feticides aren’t viable for fetal-tissue donation. If digoxin is used, it renders the fetal stem cells unusable. (See the footage and the transcript.) Knowing this, Nucatola’s graphic explanation of how to “crush” unborn babies to maximize organ retrieval requires a clarifier. These babies are being strategically maneuvered, crushed, and dismembered under ultrasound guidance—while still alive.

  9. RS
    July 30th, 2015 @ 9:35 pm

    When I realize that there will be a day when these people will stand before God and watch themselves say and do these things, perhaps confronted by the babies they murdered, as well, I experience real terror for their souls. Disgust and righteous anger are easy; praying for them to repent is difficult, but we must force ourselves to do it.

  10. Adjoran
    July 31st, 2015 @ 12:47 am

    Facebook screws everyone sooner or later.

  11. Daniel Freeman
    July 31st, 2015 @ 1:25 am

    I would love to be, who was it? Jonah at Nineveh? Where they actually heeded the warnings. Whiny bitch, oh no, now my proclamations of doom won’t come true and I’ll look like a fool.

    That was the point! To get them to change! If only we could suffer the same embarrassment.

  12. arcadius
    July 31st, 2015 @ 9:33 am

    Linux is great as a server, but stuff like this keeps me from using it as my main desktop machine:

    Running Linux in a VM in Windows is good enough for me.

  13. Quartermaster
    July 31st, 2015 @ 12:39 pm

    My Engineering Software won’t run on Linux either.