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C'mon guys let us be open-minded. It's the first show, you've never even touched the (Desktop) OS yet...

But as for me, I think it looks hot.
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That really looked horrible....I think wp7 has one of the worst UI ever....
I think wp7 is the best phone UI. And many agree with me. But I know it's not for everyone.
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post #73 of 239
So Windows 8 is a phone OS on PC.
I do like the way it'll be able to run Windows apps like before though. I like my Firefox & existing computing habits & all!

The new Windows explorer is.... woah.
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wrong screenshot, this is the windows phone not windows 8. silly goose!
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I don't see this happening ever. This UI looks like their phone. And a phone shouldn't have a 22+ 1080p screen(s) to run on. This would kill people's idea of a PC, and businesses would jump ship if Windows went this route. I hope this doesn't happen.

edit: Keep the windows 8 apps, but make this OS the most customizable OS ever, so if I want it to work like Windows 7....let me.
Edited by SOCOM_HERO - 6/1/11 at 7:19pm
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What the heck is this piece of crap ???? No more desktop? No more, icons, programs????
So all you get is just internet explorer and some pictures of random old people?
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I don't see this happening ever. This UI looks like their phone. And a phone shouldn't have a 22+ 1080p screen(s) to run on. This would kill people's idea of a PC, and businesses would jump ship if Windows went this route. I hope this doesn't happen.

edit: Keep the windows 8 apps, but make this OS the most customizable OS ever, so if I want it to work like Windows 7....let me.
Dude, stop sugarcoating anything, IT IS ALREADY happening.
post #78 of 239
Well, it's going to be an option, just like in Ubuntu Linux. They gave you a new Unity UI which I guess is a case similar to this, but still have the option to use the "Ubuntu Classic" UI. It is the same with Windows 8; you can still use the older/standard Windows UI.
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I really hope this isn't the desktop version of Win 8.

Win 7's restored my faith in MS... let's hope Win 8 isn't another Vista i.e. fail.
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people dont read entire articles or watch whole vids.

this os will support keyboards and mice. i think it is rather impressive actually.
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As long as it's optional only.
This.

Everyone please go watch to this video AND skip to 3:04 . . . yes that does look like a normal Windows 7 UI:



IMO this is very interesting. This is most definitely a touch UI wrapper over the stock UI. I presume that this UI will be optional. Everyone knew that Microsoft wanted to get their OS onto a tablet device. This looks promising as a tablet OS.
Edited by AtomicFrost - 6/1/11 at 7:35pm
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