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What was the 1st Windows version that introduced the evil Registry?

Just curious.

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NT

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Actually Win95 was the first

Actually Win95 was the first to introduce the registry.
WinNT was the first to introduce permissions on editing the registry.

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I think

The first version of NT was released before 95 and had the registry.
I have been known to be wrong, on very, very remote occasions Blum
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You are correct, I tend to

You are correct, I tend to forget NT versions prior to 4.0 since they were so much like Windows 3x at that time.

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I agree

NT 4.0 was the only one worth thinking about.
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And just think, now Windows

And just think, now Windows is using the NT kernel for its new OSes.

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wrong much?!!?

if you click the link at the top of the page and look at the bottom of the pic, it clearly says "windows 3.11 registry editor", windows 3.11 for workgroups was released before NT and before 95, therefor makeing it the first registry. BTW, what does the NT stand for in windows NT?
->->->->->->->->->->->->->->->->->->\(oo)/

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WOW yes it does. DOH if you

WOW yes it does.
DOH if you click on the pic, the window says REGISTRATION editor.
Oops, the article says it is for file extensions only.
Most likely the info was stored in an ini file, not the "registry"

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Why did you reply to my

Why did you reply to my post?

NT = new technology

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Nah

More like Narrow Trash.

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NT 4.0 was the only one

NT 4.0 was the only one worth thinking about.
Don't forget about 5.0 Blum

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OK then, NT 4.0+ are the only ones worth thinking about Blum
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Or 5.1. Or whatever Vista

Or 5.1. Or whatever Vista is.

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I can't agree...I don't have

I can't agree...I don't have it, but c.a. month ago I've been using a computer with Vista. My first impressions were very bad...My starter didn't work. So I started everything manually.
My file manager didn't show buttonbar icons (I stored them in an icl), but was working.
My e-mail client wasn't.
IM also didn't show icons - I don't know why, they were in 32bit dlls.
FF - no problems.

Then I checked all my programs for missing dlls. 1/3 had everything needed....

And I thought that everything I had was portable...now, when I carry these dlls with me and I compiled my file manager's icons to 32bit dll it should work better. But why am I forced do do such tricks? User friendliness of Vista is unbelievably poor.

I can't say that Vista is a good OS.
It does many thing better than previous systems though. I hope MS will improve it.

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I just meant that it's worth

I just meant that it's worth mentioning, not that it's necessarily good.

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Actually, it wasn't such a

Actually, it wasn't such a bad idea, until programs started abusing it.

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m2 I think your bad experience

With Vista sets a great example of Microsoft's incompenetence, they had 5 years to make Vista and it sux! I'd wait at least 1 year before even going on a comp with Vista!

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Replying Correctly

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Yeh

We already discussed this at /node/6221
Jeez John, keep up Blum Biggrin
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Cool

Love your signature, Espreon.

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Thanx

Finally, one who appreciates my sig!

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Haha.

What would you expect from the guy who's gonna make portable apps for linux. Which I can't wait for.

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It's already up!

[link removed], baby! It already has Calculator Portable up. Enjoy!

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Sweet.

Well let me start up Ubuntu.

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Sure. I'm running Fedora...

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Yay!

A properly nested comment!
I am happy STOP (Patrick :P)
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Ahhh. Ha! Ha!

Oh, you're just so funny CONTINUE

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Simeon.

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Question

Patrick, what's your e-mail? If you didn't remember the URL of the site before John deleted it, I can e-mail a link to you.

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This is unrelated.

But you're 14?

And no I'm good for the link thanks/

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14?

14? I'm 11.

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Your signature is horrible.

Your signature is horrible. Suggesting Macs...

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Well

Ya can throw Linux on a Mac, and besides Bahamut (I really don't like Macs either, but I was just giving my sig a neutral view, well but no neutrality for Winblows!) Guess I'll alter my sig.

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With Vista sets a great

With Vista sets a great example of Microsoft's incompenetence, they had 5 years to make Vista and it sux! I'd wait at least 1 year before even going on a comp with Vista!
Is 6 years too much for you?
How old is Unix? It's still not as good as Windows.

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I completely agree. Windows

I completely agree. Windows Vista/XP is the superior OS by far out there.

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SPARKS

You are making SPARKS COME OUT OF MY EYES! Windows is Garbage I tell you, GARBAGE! Smile

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I have to disagree....

I personaly use Linux, Mac and Windows in different aspects of my day, and I have to say that they all have the benefits and they all have their problems, but IF I had to choose one I would choose windows.

Just because it is what I am used to and I like it. Linux is good for what it is, and most linux users including myself think it is a great OS, I just believe that windows in superior in certain aspects and that draws me back every time.

On a sidenote: before you bash me....I have been using Linux since Mandrake was @ version 7. and have used redhat/suse/ubuntu/xubuntu. I have used all versions of windows and Apple since OSX came out.

I do not want to start a flame war, as I believe there is no sensical point to it. I am, giving my opinion and am not discrediting anyone else, so don't start. It will just clog up the forum. If you want to do that, go here: http://thevistaforums.com (Good Forum, just littered with flame wars)

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I agree. Let's stop the

I agree. Let's stop the discussion at this point.

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OK

Yes, lets.

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Uhmm

You can say that but you don't see unix based system getting hacked and infected by viruses do you? So I think you need to rephrase that line. I mean Windows is good and everything but far to vulnerable for me.

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M2, I don;t use Unix

cause nobody uses pure old-school Unix anymore, I use Linux, I;d rather use a Mac (they suck [well sorta]too) than Unix.

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Although (AFAIK) Linux

Although (AFAIK) Linux doesn't use Unix code, it's Unix-like OS. Which means inter alia that:
- it has almost the same processes' tree
- very similar rights managemant
- ELF / DWARF
- Minix (not used any more)
Probably many other things I don't know about.
Developing these things took many years..and started long before Linus started to think about his own OS. That's why I said Unix instead of Linux.

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Actually, Unix is used a

Actually, Unix is used a lot. It's excellent for servers and most companies that need to maintain a network use it. Unix is rarely ever used as a desktop system, which is probably why you thought that.

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