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Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview

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Every desktop Windows computer system (4) that I use for home and at work is running Windows 10.  Right now on my home system I am on Build 9926.  I do not advise doing this for the average user, but since I use computers for a living I dive in with both feet. I do have two desktop systems that run CentOS 7, but that is another story.

Previously I ran Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.  I never have had any real issues with any Microsoft Windows Desktop operating, except Windows NT.  I skipped Windows 95 because I ran Windows NT. I barely can remember Windows for Work Groups.

So I wanted to report to anyone thinking about trying Windows 10 out to go ahead and test it.  I am quite pleased with the performance of the operating system.  moving the default Metro interface in windows 8 to the "Start" menu is a smart move.  All of my Adobe applications and of course MS Office applications work flawlessly.  The security features work great too, like anti virus.

If you are still on Windows…

Moonie's BBQ in Flowery Branch

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Documenting this location for good BBQ. +S G-Wood recommends this place for good BBQ

Good Bye Jelly Bomb Hello Stock Sprint ROM

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Today I am un-rooting my wife's Spring Galaxy S III.  She got tired of the Blue custom ROM and wanted to see the normal phone again before switching to SmarTTtalk.

I have shied away from messing with phone operating systems for some time.  When my wife first got the phone a few years ago she did not like the way it worked so a friend of mine, +Noore Ghunaym rooted it to Jelly Bomb.  Thus this was the start of my getting dragged kicking and screaming into the mobile phone ROM rabbit hole.
I hope that after today's exercise I will never have to go down this road again. It took me a while to wade through all of the stupid web sites that say they have the correct software to do this but they have links to the software wrapped in male-ware.  I finally got the source links to get the job done.  This guide was very helpful and I followed it after I had Odin and the correct firmware downloaded.  After the rOM upgrade I had a "Uids on the System are Inconsistent" error on re…