* Posts by Smed

5 posts • joined 21 Dec 2014

Microsoft ctrl-Zs 'killing' Paint, by which we mean offering naff app through Windows Store

Smed

Re: Can you not...

Paint, Solitaire, Minesweeper, etc... from XP all seem to work fine in recent builds of Windows 10. You might needs to grab a couple of .dlls that might be missing but the last time I tried, worked fine.

Microsoft goes retro with Vista, Zune-style Windows Neon makeover

Smed

Continuity

I don't mine the new UI design direction, I just wish they could keep it consistent, not half arse it and finish the job. The number of old Windows 3.11 / 95 style icons that still show up in 7, 8 and 10 make the product look unfinished.

Pick a superior Christmas No. 1 from El Reg's computer crooning compilation

Smed

Finally robotic beings rule the world!

One vote for Flight of the Conchords.

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