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By ReallyEvilCanine (Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 04:16:04 AM EST) A Day in the Life, cubicle, Windows, Office 2000, pie (all tags)
Redefining the OS

Tired from the flight back. Much stress. No time to tell long stories and no concentration to type them. BigHugeTelco made sure I wouldn't have to.

x-posted to da brog.

And I quote, verbatim:
We are in a process of building a new development server. Our existing Development Server is operating on Windows NT . The new development server will be built on Microsoft Office 2000. Can you please let us know the procedure or the steps to be followed to migrate a server from one machine to another running on different operating system . A detail document will be benefical as we dont have much idea on this.

You go right ahead and install $OurBigApp on Office 2000, Sparky. Make sure the DNS server is on Excel and remember that FrontPage isn't supported as a document server platform.

He probably meant Windows 2000 in which case migrating from NT is already documented... extensively.

Root Cause: 17-Fuckwit.

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Excel based DNS by Herring (4.00 / 5) #1 Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 04:18:56 AM EST
/me suppresses the urge to knock up some VBA

christ, we're all old now - StackyMcRacky
Let's just hopr they meant by greyrat (4.00 / 1) #2 Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 04:34:15 AM EST
NT 4SP6a to Win2000 SP4. I mean, after all, some companies are even further behind than that -- #SHUDDER#.

I recently built and imaged a Win98 (non-SE) system for formatting a particular memory card some of our products use.

I feel your pain.

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