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Stephen Downes

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I haven't installed Windows 7 yet, though I've heard good things (I've given up on Linux for now after one failed update too many). Ray Fleming writes about one significant improvement, VPN access that won't mess up the rest of your internet traffic. VPN is NRC's security of choice (because we work on such top secret stuff) which means that without VPN, nothing works. But I've measured at home and found VPN slows my system by 50 percent. So this improvement by itself would make my life 50 percent easier. If it works.

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