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Re: XP vs 2K
From: "Gregh" <chows () ozemail com au>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 23:00:02 +1100


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Geo" <georger () nls net>
To: <full-disclosure () lists netsys com>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 9:58 PM
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] XP vs 2K


Curt, as XP can have its bells & whistles shut
down to perform as 2K can, your preference must
be security related.  Would you be spcefic, or
should I just read every advisory again?  This
perplexes me as M$ at least eventually patch XP
while 2K is entering its next life.

You don't have to be security oriented to not want XP in the workplace.
There are plenty of other reasons. Install XP to someplace other than C: and
the default directory name, delete boot.ini then try and recover using the
Cd if you want to experience but one of them.. (you'll have to try the same
thing with W2K to understand the full meaning of what I'm describing)


I'd like to know what it is you mean to be honest. Never had to do that with W2K before but wiped XP off C and 
reinstalled the same image of C as G before. Then had to run a repair install directly after that. Never a problem that 
wasn't fixed by altering card entries in registry or easier - updating to the next SP.

Greg.

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