That took quite a while. At first I got the 0x80070241 error midway through install, which seems to only happen on upgrades. I finally just installed from scratch, which is very annoying, but at least worked.
As a matter of fact, I installed twice. The first time I tried to install CheckPoint SecureClient, and all hell broke lose. Blue screens all over the place, it got to the point that I couldn't even boot. I finally decided to scrap that install and install again from scrtach.
The annoying security dialogs are indeed annoying, what is more, the second before they appear, the entire screen blinks, I assume that this is because of the new desktop being created. the problem with that is that it looks excatly like it is going to blue screeen.
So far, I can't say that I am particularily impressed with anything there. The enw webby Look & Feel drives me nuts because I don't know if I need to double click or single click, for instnace.
It is prettier, I will give it that.
The problem is that until I get the VPN issue straighten out I literally can't do anything with the computer. No Visual Studio, no Office, nothing.
In the meantime, I think that I will purp