Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2012 10:06 UTC
Windows And so the smartphonification of the general purpose computer continues. This time around, though, it might actually be for the better. Microsoft has detailed two new features in Windows 8: refreshing and resetting your computer. Reinstalls will be a thing of the past.
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RE[3]: Slow down?
by christian on Fri 6th Jan 2012 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Slow down?"
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Windows XP is 11 years old.

OK, so they were only 20 years behind filesystem layout research upon release.

ext3 has a similar age to the NTFS used in XP, and I'd take it any day over NTFS in how its performance degrades over time (all anecdotal, of course, no numbers to back that up etc.)

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