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well than *** >.< they couldnt make a really sick name for windows 7? ahh whatever.. microsoft can figure out the names... but seriously.... you dont want numbers in a product name, unless its a chip. or if its the remake of a really uberly pwn thing, like Twin frozer III, and Direct CU II, and DDR 3, cuz DDR was just that much better than ol' RAM BUS
Well, Windows 7 is the most successful OS MS has made......and it has a number in it.
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If this is the only way it can look, it's great for touch screen devices but I don't want it anywhere near my desktop. I'm sticking with win7 for at least another 4 years until I get a new PC.
If you don't have a touch screen, then it'll look normal (it'll have the look we are all accustomed to). If you have a touch screen, then you'll be able to take advantage of this.

So there's nothing to worry about.
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Please update your original post to say that users who do not have a touch screen will not see this interface, but instead will see the "normal" one.

Also, please point out that this video is showcasing the touch screen-enhanced interface.

As it stands right now, it is leaving most people with the impression that this is how it's going to look no matter what.
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post #54 of 62
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If you don't have a touch screen, then it'll look normal (it'll have the look we are all accustomed to). If you have a touch screen, then you'll be able to take advantage of this.

So there's nothing to worry about.
Work for Microsoft? We are all just speculating for the fun of it.

Have a feeling that a lot of stuff will change. Not willing to make any bets this early on.

But it is worry some that touch is getting this much focus, most likely means no new innovations for the core os.
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Well, Windows 7 is the most successful OS MS has made......and it has a number in it.
naw i think XP was the best they made, i still run it on a few machines, and my whole school board still runs XP, windows 7 i am using only for direct X 11 and new hardware support, or else i would still be using windows XP to save RAM for meh photoshop and saving CPU resources for my virtual boxs and 3D rendering when im making 3d images

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So what would you do if they ended up calling it Windows 8? I mean damn, it's just a name.
what would i do? why i would become microsoft's next marketing manager, by thinking of a really awesome name, and awing bill gates.
    
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You & 100,000,000 PC Users Dislike this.
All MAC Users Like this.
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post #57 of 62
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Work for Microsoft? We are all just speculating for the fun of it.

Have a feeling that a lot of stuff will change. Not willing to make any bets this early on.

But it is worry some that touch is getting this much focus, most likely means no new innovations for the core os.
Oh please. I sincerely doubt that most people here are speculating for the fun of it.
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So... aside from the new UI (useless for me), what advantages if any is Win8 supposed to have?
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So... aside from the new UI (useless for me), what advantages if any is Win8 supposed to have?
I've been reading that we'll learn all about it over the course of the next several months.
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Nope. That's just one of the 2 ways it can look. One way is totally optimized for touch screens, and the other uses the look we are all used to. It will be totally up to us which way it looks (and it'll probably be an option that we can choose during installation as well as after).
QFT.
If anything OP, this is a good idea. Besides, when my nanna or someone with bad eyesight is over and can't see the buttons, i'll change it to that view.
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