• Unregistered (unregistered)

    Know your frist?

  • Flips (unregistered)

    "Know your users" - Cloudfile, 2017 ©

  • Quite (unregistered)

    No, you're bits.

  • Mike Rosoft (unregistered)

    "Buy used" (toilet paper). Thanks, but no thanks.

  • Bert (unregistered)

    Some readers see this part of the comment after the username in the article discussion. Write something brief and catchy, compelling them to reply.

  • Ulysses (unregistered)

    TRWTF is 'computering.'

  • Someone (unregistered) in reply to Bert

    I don't know why, but seeing your comment, I just had to say something.

    How strange...

  • Ploppy (unregistered)

    Ah, the great Office 32bit vs 64bit inconsistency error, I know you well. Thanks to Microsoft I ended up breaking Word all because Visio wanted to install a 64bit component and that particular error popped up. According to Microsoft, Visio shouldn't even touch Word...don't you just love Microsoft quality.

    I now run Ubuntu and Libreoffice. If I need to I can use Office 365 via Firefox too...except that isn't compatible with desktop Office...go figure

    The real WTF is more of why we're still using any of this crap

  • ApoY2k (unregistered) in reply to Ploppy

    Same reason SAP is still around. Managers, Buzzwords, Sales People combined with technical ineptitude.

  • wise guy (unregistered)

    Someone's after Paula Beans job

  • Alchemist (unregistered)

    Scenes like that make the corners of my eyes twitch and trigger this bizarre internal rage. Do they really think people are that stupid? Then I remember that some people ARE that stupid and I just sigh and go on about my business trying not to think about the future too much.

  • (nodebb)

    The Office 32-bit components are part of the 64-bit package to support 32-bit. The name might be confusing (just like System32 and SysWOW64), but it is correct.

  • code_goddess (unregistered)

    I think Nectar Online's avatar is a fitting response to their email.

  • code_goddess (unregistered) in reply to Ulysses

    Not a fan of verbing the noun? :)

  • Harry Johnston (unregistered)

    The Office dialog looks OK to me. It seems to be telling you that you can't install 32-bit Office because 64-bit Office is already installed.

    I'm missing the context, I guess.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Harry Johnston

    Exactly! How dumb of the OP! Anybody smart enough knows that "Microsoft Office 32-bit Components 2013" is 64-bit Office.

  • (nodebb) in reply to YellowOnline

    Really! I thought I was being sarcastic. Apparently not smart enough by my own definition. Self-destruction in 3 .. 2 .. 1 ..

  • (nodebb)

    I like the way Nectar Online's avatar makes it look like a reply of "NO" to the subject line.

  • (nodebb)

    I like the way Nectar Online's avatar makes it look like a reply of "NO" to the subject line.

  • Enno (unregistered)

    Here in Oz we used to have a billionaire with a rep for being 'difficult'... The standard joke went. This is Kerry Packer toilet paper. It's rough and it's tough and it doesn't take sh*t from anyone.

  • No (unregistered)

    I'm pretty sure you mean NCIS lol.

Leave a comment on “Know Your Bits!”

Log In or post as a guest

Replying to comment #479148:

« Return to Article