Some days are just great!
You get an email from the NY Times and it says this:
“Home networking remains one of the world’s most frustrating
Their Circuits Section has this article by the popular Pogue on how difficult things are in Home Networking. A Few choice quotes:
Home networking remains one of the world’s most frustrating endeavors; 30 percent of home-networking gear winds up getting returned to the store.
Not sure that is correct (it may be a myth, as I heard that nothing above 10% returns survives the retail shelves), but here is more:
There’s no Done message, no indication that I’m finished …
And more …
So let’s review: Netgear puts us through 15 screens, filled with terrifying legalese and implications that we’re about to corrupt our PC forever.
It has much more, railing on Vista, drivers, number of screens per install, etc.
Read the article.