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Post by vvv » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:33 pm

I disconnected mines last summer. It's a PITA to hafta use a USB to transfer files to the connected PC.
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Post by Drone » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:16 am

I've toyed with the idea of putting it on the network, so I can copy files to my workstation, and just blocking it at the firewall, but Windows is so damn self-willed, it finds ways to download updates when you least expect it.

A 16GB USB drive will usually fit an 8 track session, shame I only have a 4GB drive down here :roll:
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Post by Nick Sevilla » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:23 am

vvv wrote:I disconnected mines last summer. It's a PITA to hafta use a USB to transfer files to the connected PC.
It is more of a PITFA to get malware so...
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Post by vvv » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:07 pm

Yep, and there are no more updates so ...
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Post by Drone » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:45 am

vvv wrote:Yep, and there are no more updates so ...
does that mean it's finally stable :mrgreen:
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Post by vvv » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:20 pm

Y'know, actually, against all expectations as a long-time Winders user, yeah. :shock:
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Post by jimjazzdad » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:11 am

According to the long time gamer in the family - and I always assume gaming is more of an OS stress test than audio - it is only every other Microsoft release that works properly: Win 3.1 sucked; Win 98 rocked; Win Millennium sucked; Win Vista...hmmm...sucked for me; Win XP rocked; Win 7...well...not THAT bad; Win 8/8.1 sucked; Win 10...I'm not ready to try it with all its privacy concerns. So, not quite a OS rhythm happening, but it does seem to pay to stay with the devil you know rather that the one you don't. Now if Linux would only run Reaper and my audio interfaces...
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Post by apropos of nothing » Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:43 am

Win7 is my last stop with MS. Ads on my taskbar is a bridge too far. My computer, I paid for it, I own it. Right of first sale, baby.

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Post by joninc » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:54 pm

windows 10 has been working well for me with Cubase 5 and 7.

I track to a separate internal HD and try to make regular backups to an external HD.
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Post by vvv » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:29 pm

Why 5 and 7?
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Post by joninc » Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:13 pm

I guess i actually have version 4 thru 7.

After 5 they changed the comping tool so I prefer to track in v5 and then switch to v7 for some of the added console features i use in mixing.

BTW i'm using 64 bit OS and 64 bit Cubase as well to take advantage of the increased RAM.
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Post by mrc » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:22 am

Well, worrying about privacy on the internet is over. We were sold out. Every bit of the data we create can be sold, even using a vpn using wireless. The vpn's will protect you from your wired provider, but not the NSA or the sites you visit. Win 10 phoning home is nothing if you're running legit software. It's on display every time you connect. It's a good reason to go legit.

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