[Chugalug] xp replacement

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 18 18:10:03 UTC 2013

Quoting Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us>:

> Are you sure its a driver issue and not flaky hardware? Did a driver get
> updated recently around the time this started?
> Drivers can have issues, but normally not if they have been working fine
> unless there is an underlying hardware issue.
> (with no major software changes (IMHO))
> Im not advocating not switching them off windows, but it might be as simple
> as swapping out a video card or reinstalling a driver (or older/newer
> version of a driver)
> I couldnt imagine trying to get my parents to use linux. That would be more
> headache than its worth (for me, and them)
Well, anyone running XP needs to think seriously about changing to  
something else soon, as Windows isn't going to be providing security  
updates for XP for much longer. Whether it be upgrading to Win7 or  
Linux, you've got to upgrade to something.

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