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post #11 of 87
The real problem is all these prebuild companies selling crap that ruins customer's experience. Think Compaq's horrible build quality and the craplets installed with it. I don't blame average Joe's choosing Macs when their PC can't run anything, their PC looks like it was made to save as much money and manufacturing as possible. That and the loud fans, cheapness, etc.
Edited by Z Overlord - 4/30/11 at 1:55pm
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One thing I would like to see is for Microsoft to reduce Windows install size. I guess if the install time is short then that means they are reducing the installed size? Just wondering.

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The real problem is all these prebuild companies selling crap that ruins customer's experience. Think Compaq's horrible build quality and the craplets installed with it.
I only buy Lenovo Thinkpads. Never has anything that is not useful and serves a purpose. The only thing I wish they didn't install was Microsoft Office. I use Enterprise edition and would like to install it myself. Otherwise, give Lenovo Thinkpads a look, they're priced great, look great, keyboard is one of the best, and well, it's a Thinkpad!
post #13 of 87
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Originally Posted by bad_haze View Post
I could wait 2 or 3 years before windows 8 comes out.
I agree, not in any hurry for a new OS. 7 is just fine.
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post #14 of 87
That new login screen is a do not want. At least, not with that background image. the ability to change the background image for the login screen without "hacking" about it, should be a new feature.

Tabbed explorer would not hurt.
post #15 of 87
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The only thing in there that really caught my eye was the tablets. If Windows 8 is ported over to ARM, that would be GREAT!
It is supposed to support ARM:

At the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Microsoft announced that it would be including support for system-on-a-chip (SoC) and mobile ARM processors in its next version of the Windows operating system.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_8

Personally, I really like the ribbon interface. It's all a matter of getting used to it. But yeah I don't think Apple is very "nervous" about these things.
Edited by Guruboy - 4/30/11 at 2:11pm
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post #16 of 87
Did you hear! Now there's a black screen of death! Apple's soooo screwed.
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post #17 of 87
Some cool stuff but nothing I'm dying to have, especially with in a year.
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post #18 of 87
Lol, counter to Apple's white screen.
post #19 of 87
lol black screen of death...if they really want to revolutionize they way the OS crashes, it should have idiot proof messages blare through your speakers and in bold red text like..

ITS YO GRAPHICS CARD FOOL!!!

VIRUS FROM PRON, U SICK FREAK!!!

IT WASNT MENT TO BE OVERCLOCKED <b>THAT</b> MUCH!!
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post #20 of 87
Looks like they are trying to follow the same business model for chrome and firefox.
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