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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    How are you powerless?
    As Chrosson said, I have no Admin access. And I can't log in on my account on safe mode.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    As Chrosson said, I have no Admin access. And I can't log in on my account on safe mode.
    This is why I like working in a small business. No need for massive bureaucracy or the dreaded MS Exchange server.
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    (Original post by blueray)
    Where do I get a DVI to HDMI adapter???
    AMazon? Ebay? anywhere really.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    This is why I like working in a small business. No need for massive bureaucracy or the dreaded MS Exchange server.
    It is a small business, but we outsource the IT support. There's only about 10 people work for the company.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    It is a small business, but we outsource the IT support. There's only about 10 people work for the company.
    Oh dear.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Oh dear.
    I think it's because my boss is pretty much afraid of computers when they go wrong. His computer was blue screening on start up yesterday so I suppose it's coming in handy having them on retainer at the moment.

    To be honest, if I'd had proper access I would have sorted it myself. I hate how little control I have at work - I even have to use *shudder* IE8...
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    I think it's because my boss is pretty much afraid of computers when they go wrong. His computer was blue screening on start up yesterday so I suppose it's coming in handy having them on retainer at the moment.

    To be honest, if I'd had proper access I would have sorted it myself. I hate how little control I have at work - I even have to use *shudder* IE8...
    How vile. All our office uses Macs, which while bringing in its own set of problems, at least keeps my interactions with IE to a minimum. :p:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    How vile. All our office uses Macs, which while bringing in its own set of problems, at least keeps my interactions with IE to a minimum. :p:
    My brother uses Chrome but the boss tells him off for it - it's purely because the IT guys won't support any problems with it (like there'll be any problems with Chrome!).

    I never realised how much IE hates Google Maps. It's absolutely awful and craps out IE whenever I try to zoom in. I've come close to throwing the machine out of the window in an IE rage.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    My brother uses Chrome but the boss tells him off for it - it's purely because the IT guys won't support any problems with it (like there'll be any problems with Chrome!).

    I never realised how much IE hates Google Maps. It's absolutely awful and craps out IE whenever I try to zoom in. I've come close to throwing the machine out of the window in an IE rage.
    IE is such a fail. I'm guessing since you're on version 8 that also means you're running Windows XP? :erm: I'm not sure I'd survive with that, such ancient software would piss me off to no end. Can't say it would endear to me very much for a company to expect me to write modern, well-designed websites on obsolete, unserviceable computers. Yet another reason to avoid big businesses.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    IE is such a fail. I'm guessing since you're on version 8 that also means you're running Windows XP? :erm: I'm not sure I'd survive with that, such ancient software would piss me off to no end. Can't say it would endear to me very much for a company to expect me to write modern, well-designed websites on obsolete, unserviceable computers. Yet another reason to avoid big businesses.
    Yeah, it's XP through a server. It runs what we need it to (just about), all we really need is Excel, Word, SQL Server (we do have a central server for our database), and a couple of other time/project management programs. Though we do have a bit of inequality between the software on different machines. There's some machines running Office 2007, some on Office 2003, and there's some even still running Office 2000. Dear God.
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    Why are so many big producers of software so bad?

    I mean, I try to close adobe reader on a single page text document and it derping freezes on me? It then proceeds to do this to 4 out of the next 5 documents.

    Like...pretty much any alternative to adobe reader is an improvement. The built in viewer inside IE9 is an improvement!

    I simply don't understand how a company can allow a piece of software to wallow like that while competitors run rings around them. IE6,7,8 used to be another example until 9 cruised in to be actually quite nice.
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    (Original post by Chrosson)
    I simply don't understand how a company can allow a piece of software to wallow like that while competitors run rings around them. IE6,7,8 used to be another example until 9 cruised in to be actually quite nice.
    Optimism and overconfidence. It's a bad thing, but that's what it seems to boil down to. You should see the other side in a compny somewhere, it's quite interesting to sit back and watch the inter office politics.

    (I have an internship over this summer where I'm working for a medium-sized corporation, and problems arise even at that size).
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    iTunes is bloaty as hell.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    iTunes is bloaty as hell.
    aye, but I don't use it except to sync my iPod touch and rip CDs (for now). Otherwise, I use VLC and have done with it.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    iTunes is bloaty as hell.
    It's demoted it's own Space on my Mac now, the only time I need to see it is to sync my iPhone. Otherwise I have iTunes controls in my menu bar and a script displaying song information on my desktop =P
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    Anyone here have google plus?
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    (Original post by blueray)
    Anyone here have google plus?
    Moi. It's a bit sparse, but hey ho, it's invite only, so that's not surprising.
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    (Original post by Tathrim)
    Moi. It's a bit sparse, but hey ho, it's invite only, so that's not surprising.
    Keeps it more exclusive that way
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    (Original post by blueray)
    Anyone here have google plus?
    yus
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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    yus
    How is it?
 
 
 
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