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Looks like it would work for my Lenovo AIO pretty well.
     
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lol everyone buggin out - that video showcases touch screen Windows 8.

win 8 for normal desktop users with a mouse should notice little change
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Windows 7 is the perfect OS , what cant you do on windows 7 that u will be able to do on 8 ? scroll through a few pics .. wow

too many people crying .. you dont have to buy it , windows 7 is still the best .. without all that tacky crap .

I will judge when its released , a few videos a year prior to release means nothing atm they are just expressing their ideas . Obviously they expect feedback , things will change .

Microsoft wont fail on this one .. its too early to make a decision , its still a very early build .
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Waste of time when Win7 Pro is supported until 2020. Also likely not going to hit memory limitations to force an upgrade like 32 bit.
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Windows 8 is supposed to be a mobile OS more than a desktop OS
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trini8ed View Post
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p92QfWOw88I

This better not be whats in windows 8 or I'm gonna be so pissed...
Can you please update your original post to make sure everyone who comes into this thread knows that this is the way it can be for people who own touch screens?

Everyone who comes into this thread needs to understand that if they don't have a touch screen, then it'll look very much like Windows Vista/7. We also need to make it clear that even if you have a touch screen, you still don't have to have this GUI - we will still be able to use the "classic" look.
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post #17 of 62
It looks pretty cool to me, and i think it will help people who aren't so computer literate, which can only be a good thing as it'll help bring people together i think.

Personally im not interested in sitting at my desk touching a screen, but for a pc for family use i can see it looking promising.
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post #18 of 62
I don't know what all the fuss is about, to be honest.

The touch screen and actions and ease of use for a lot of nice features is really enticing to me, actually. It would be sweet to have this on and running during a dinner party on a nice large touch screen for some really fun gaming situations, and other ideas spawned from it.

I like what I see so far. I also enjoy the fact that you can seamlessly switch between both styles. Very nice.
    
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post #19 of 62
seems like everyone is going to tablets and touch screen laptops these days, and desktop's are a small market it seems now days, so it only makes sense for Microsoft to make an OS for people that are the biggest market.
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post #20 of 62
So does everyone understand now that Windows 8 (which is a code name right now) will allow you to choose between this touch-enhanced user interface and a keyboard/mouse-enhanced interface (the one we are all accustomed to)?

The point of this video is to showcase the touch-enhanced interface.
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