Even Soldiers Have to Wait for Computers to Reboot

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It’s not quite the Blue Screen of Death, but it’s still a pain in the ass. Here, Technical Sergeant Cody L. Canfield from the Illinois Air National Guard’s 169th Air Support Operations Squadron has to wait while his training software reboots.

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In fact, he’s waiting for the Air National Guard Advanced Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training System to reload. The software, used to replace some real-world training sessions, is predicted to save the government $95 million by 2018. As long as it doesn’t spend too much time rebooting.

[US Air Force]

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Greg the Mad

Are they using Windows Fucking XP? I knew they didn’t value they Veterans, but never knew they also don’t care about their active forces.

If you don’t want to update to every new Windows, at least use Linux.