back to article Who needs 'Bliss' in Teams when you can have the real thing on a Bristol bus?

Microsoft has recently taken to inflicting its greatest hits on users in the form of Teams backgrounds, which seem to serve no purposes other than reminding us that things were a bit better in the old days. Before Windows 10, before Microsoft 365, and before the company tried to ram subscriptions down our throats. Bliss-fully …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Obviously a fault on the data or address bus...........

    1. Little Mouse Silver badge

      Easy to fix

      Just close all the windows and restart the engine.

    2. Sceptic Tank Silver badge

      Maybe just a driver issue.

  2. Little Mouse Silver badge

    Nostalgia? Really?

    I've been using Windows almost daily since 1992, but I'm struggling to think of any Windows images that could make me feel even close to nostalgic in the way that a good old game or even a nerdy utility might.

    A teapot from the "Pipes" screensaver, perhaps? I could always spot those from a mile away, whilst my colleagues all suffered from teapot-blindness..

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Clippy nostalgia

    The Clippy image is far too much like the Andrex Puppy, what are Microsoft saying here?

    1. SgtFalstaff

      Re: Clippy nostalgia

      In the thumbnail it looked to me like Clippy was on the loo...

      1. Gene Cash Silver badge

        Re: Clippy nostalgia

        Looks like he just caught the toilet paper roll that came down the stairs.

    2. Daedalus

      Re: Clippy nostalgia

      My US born son was given a stuffed toy Andrex puppy by his UK granny. He assumed the label on the collar meant that the dog was called "Andrex". I did not tell him the truth.

    3. FIA Silver badge

      Re: Clippy nostalgia

      I don't understand the clippy image. I mean they've obviously managed to lure it down to the basement, but it still seems to be alive??*

      * If you can call the existential hell of your cheery calls of 'I see you're trying to write a letter' being met with a wall of expletives time after time living....

  4. Antonius_Prime

    Headline writer missed a trick...

    "The Bork on the Bus(stop) goes round and round..."

    I mean, honestly!

  5. The Oncoming Scorn Silver badge

    Miss Frizzle

    The Tragic SCSI Bus..............


  6. MattPi

    Perhaps kill -SIGBUS 1 would help.

  7. martin 62


    throw the pc under the buss and upgrade to a new one?

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "The BIOS screen looks like the onboard chippery is a humble 1.66GHz unit; possibly a Celeron or maybe an Atom. The presence of XP does, however, make us think the former is the likely candidate. "

    Didn't bother to look at the picture, huh? It's not the best quality, but it pretty clearly says it's an Intel Atom N455.

  9. gandalfcn Silver badge

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