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> Anyone gave this any thought? There are still a LOT of dial-up users
> out here. People seem to forget that, especially the website with all
> the huge pages. My Space comes to mind on that.
Even users with high-speed connections want to stay independent and
free, relying on a network-connection is unsafe.
I want my backup of my OS in my hand and not on a web-server.
But I also prefer web-installation because I got immediately up-to-date
Relying on a network-connection for installation is like relying on the
Windows-Activation and Windows live-update. If you need it, you can be
sure, that it will NOT work! Maybe they deny the access, delete the all
the files through a accident, or some stupid captain cut off your
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