[thechat] Windows on a Mac

martin burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Feb 7 16:32:01 CST 2003

At 09:36 07/02/2003, Kevin Stevens wrote:
> > >>  because he knows nothing about how to fix them if they go wrong.
> >
> > and he knows how to "fix" OSX?  Does OSX ever go wrong?  Or are we
> > talking about an older Mac?
>My boss is a technophobe of the highest order. He was loathed to get a
>computer in the first place, grudgingly learned enough to get one going and
>can't be bothered to learn anything new. In the 3 years since he bought an
>Imac I don't think he has even upgraded his browser. So it's really a lack
>of interest I suppose. And things do go wrong on his machine, programs
>freeze, the OS crashes, not as frequently as on a PC I admit, but it does

Even without the '3 years since he bought the iMac' bit, he's clearly using
OS9 or earlier.

OSX doesn't crash. If you don't have the machine stuffed with memory, apps
sometimes grind to a halt for a bit (IE in particular), but it never brings
down the machine or other apps.

Although I understand 10.2 is much better...


Martin Burns
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