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Message 37063 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 3:08:20 UTC

Windows pushed out an update. I installed and after the reboot, the system threw errors on all my tasks. Anyone seen that before? Lost 300+ hours of processing.

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Message 37065 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 7:11:28 UTC - in response to Message 37063.

I had an update from windows for my gpu a couple of weeks ago. I ran it while I was ccrunching and it caused an error on the wu I had. I suppose I should have done the update when nothing was running.
Was you wu's running at the time?
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Message 37068 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 9:12:56 UTC - in response to Message 37065.

Yes Sir--they were running. I'll be a tad slower with the mouse next time....

How's your little island off the coast of continental Europe?

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Message 37070 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 10:58:30 UTC - in response to Message 37068.

How's your little island off the coast of continental Europe?


I understand that there is fog in the English Channel and so that Europe is cut off.

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Message 37075 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 12:48:41 UTC - in response to Message 37063.

Windows pushed out an update. I installed and after the reboot, the system threw errors on all my tasks. Anyone seen that before? Lost 300+ hours of processing.


Windows always seems to screw things up. I suppose they think just because they are so big it won't matter. Sorry for your loss.

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Message 37077 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 14:11:01 UTC - in response to Message 37075.

Ditto. Losing extended crunching time always bites.

I just did the Windows 7 Tuesday update - had 19 of them.
But, I did stop all w/u's before installing and then did a reboot.

Caravaggio: I think Rick is onto something; Check all of the installed updates for a video driver update. If you had one, roll it back. It has happened to me before numerous times.

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Message 37078 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 14:40:14 UTC - in response to Message 37070.

How's your little island off the coast of continental Europe?


I understand that there is fog in the English Channel and so that Europe is cut off.


Ok now here's a completely non meaningful question.

Why is the channel called The English Channel?
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Message 37082 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 17:42:37 UTC - in response to Message 37078.
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Ok now here's a completely non meaningful question.

Why is the channel called The English Channel?


English hegemony.

The French call it La Manche (ie the sleeve) and the Germans Aermelkanal which means the sleeve channel. I think the Spanish call it El Canal de la Mancha but I don't think mancha means sleeve.

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Ok now here's a completely non meaningful question.

Why is the channel called The English Channel?


English hegemony.

The French call it La Manche (ie the sleeve) and the Germans Aermelkanal which means the sleeve channel. I think the Spanish call it El Canal de la Mancha but I don't think mancha means sleeve.


So you've worked all around the question :) so what's the answer and why if every other country calls it a sleeve don't the English call it the sleeve as well.

ah the questions that have no meaning and provide no substance.

edit: LOL just looked up the meaning of hegemony..
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Message 37084 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 18:11:36 UTC - in response to Message 37083.

LOL just looked up the meaning of hegemony..


Or as Hitler wrote (in translation) "The victor writes the history."


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Message 37091 - Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | 21:34:25 UTC - in response to Message 37084.

I was looking at the time of the challenge and noticed it was UTC. In the most basic sense this is synonymous with GMT to me. Which means, if my logic is correct, the British discovered time. Such a fine discovery. For this alone, they can name the channel anything they want.

Mancha in Spanish has many meanings. Spot, stain, mark, blotch, blemish-- "X marks the spot" etc.

Have fun with that one....

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