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I know what I'm disabling.
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It looks great.

I don't like that Twitter taskbar though.
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Or the idea of lots of bull**** running in the background at all times. I'm maxing 24GB of RAM 90% of the time as it is.

Please give me an OS that literally has a clock and uses a 0.1GB RAM footprint.
It's called Linux, KDE and heaps of crap open would be 0.9GB.
    
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Microsoft 8 looks like poo, Windows 7 is better
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WTH Is that ? Yuck.
thats what she said.

ether way i wont be caught dead with that UI, i've been a loyal fan of winmo but since winphone7 i've moved to android because of the crappy locked down UI. no way i will have that UI on my PC, i rather shoot myself
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On another note: For those of you who don't like the new Start Screen or are simply reluctant to change, then you can always just stick to the classic Windows desktop and choose never to go to the Start Screen. As mentioned by Jullie Larson Green at the D9 conference.
"Classic" UI layouts vanish with time. Don't expect Microsoft to maintain that forever. I am willing to bet that it will be around for a while though.
    
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if this is for PC i will not be getting......im not turning my computer into a phone :/
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Microsoft 8 looks like poo, Windows 7 is better
Have you tried it, wise one.
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Guy, watch the whole video. It has been shown that you can use mouse and keyboard as well. Its not mandatory to use touchscreen. And last but not the least, these are only the beginning (demo). Many things are yet to be seen. So don't panic; wait and see.
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