Re: Windows Update
Watch out - I've had win service pack - rewrite the boot code and you have to re-install grub.
Might scare the daylights out of the noobs!
I agree though. Win updates are a total pain. Fortunately I don't actually use windows at all now, sadly some of my clients do.
Box: openSUSE 12.3 | KDE 4.10.2 | M2N4-SLI | AMD 64 5200+
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