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Okay, here's my response to xXBatmanXx's homework assignment from the forum yesterday. A perfect cup of coffee is easy to accomplish. Start with clean, filtered water and fresh (whole) beans roasted to taste. Grind the beans in a burr grinder (not one of those cheapie blade choppers). The generally accepted formula is a tablespoon of grounds per cup, but this is a matter of taste, as is how coarsely you grind the coffee (I make incredibly strong coffee myself, so I use a lot of French roast beans and a fine grind). Boil the water, and make the coffee in a simple Melitta cone (give the water a couple of seconds to come off the boil before pouring), which has all the functionality of a coffee maker with none of the dirt, calcium, and bacteria traps. Transfer the outcome to a thermal carafe, and it will be hot and fresh for several hours. Enjoy your coffee.

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9. Re: machine update Nov 16, 2007, 10:55 nin
 

As for Vista. It is not horrible. It is just not worth the money. There is no real improvements over XP to care about other then Eye Candy.

THe first thing I did was turn off all the eye candy to get performance back, and to kill that "are you sure you want to allow this?" process (name escapes me at the moment)...which at that point, you're almost back to XP...

But you will quickly find it's flaws. Like say you want to copy 3 kilobyte txt file but it takes 10 seconds because it spends the first 9 seconds trying to calculate how long it will take....

Still have that problem even with one patch they released...

Or you need to open up the control panel, but it will just not open properly, it is blank, and the only way to fix it is a reset...
For me, the fix for that was to kill the Aero interface. Never returned after that...

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