Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-26 Thread clay via Mercedes
What flavor iMac? I would maybe be wanting to find a new home for one. Mom has a 2007 mini, but she needs a bit more ooomph to keep up with her heavy interweb usage clay On Aug 25, 2015, at 5:42 PM, Darren Marshall via Mercedes wrote: Changing out some machines at the office, might have a

[MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:27:50 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's working its heart out trying to figure out what has been installed and what has not? You might just leave it on overnight and see if it's back to normal in the morning. I left it running

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:27:50 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's working its heart out trying to figure out what has been installed and what has not? You might just leave it on overnight and see if it's back to normal in the morning. I left it running

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Fmiser wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! Will what you need run with WINE? Craig wrote: I need to run the Garmin Updater. I don't know if it will work with WINE; I have never been able to get anything to run with WINE. Oh. I have

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Darren Marshall via Mercedes
Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac... On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 4:31 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:34:42 -0500 fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! I'm

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:52:23 -0600 Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It has now developed a new problem: For the last hour-and-a-half at least, it has been stuck on Installing update 150 of 179... That update is KB2799926, in case that means anything. Does anyone have any

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Darren Marshall via Mercedes
Changing out some machines at the office, might have a few iMacs looking for new homes soonish--will throw in some bean for sure ;) Darren On Aug 25, 2015, at 7:01 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Darren wrote: Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac...

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Speaking of computer software -- I have a Parallels window running on my Mac with a Win7 install, which works fine. Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu 15 and have tried to install it, it gets so far, looks like maybe it installed as a virtual machine OS but then it wants Parallel tools off the CD,

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Craig wrote: It has now developed a new problem: ...it has been stuck on Installing update 150 of 179... ...after more than 5 hours ... I clicked on the Stop installation button. ... showing it was installing update 150 of 179. Clicking on the Stop installation button again did

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:34:42 -0500 fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! I'm following your progress, Craig, 'cause one of these days I'm going to be stuck and have to upgrade my virtual machine guest from XP.

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 5:57 PM, Darren Marshall via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac... Seems a little drastic. Let me get out of the way that I am not a Windows guy. At work I have probably 30-50 Linux VMs outside IT that I've spun for