I've used Microsoft operating systems for a long, long time. I've used Linux and Unix for nearly as long. I'd like Microsoft to build an operating system that doesn't require me to reboot the computer each time I install a piece of their software. Office is about the only non-trivial Microsoft install that doesn't seem to need a reboot.

How sad. They try so hard to convince us that their operating system the best it can be. But then you run into crap like this. I don't want to reboot. I have 7 applications running.

The only time I ever reboot my Linux or FreeBSD boxes is to upgrade the kernel (or to change/move the hardware).

Posted by jzawodn at July 19, 2002 12:24 AM

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