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I lose at this thread.

Must try another.

Continue constructive discussion that was needlessly interrupted.
hehehe

In my opinion, I think you succeeded. You got me smiling and laughing while simultaneously being grateful to you for your desire to have some fun.
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Better multi monitor support... Would give MS props if they integrated multi monitor options like ultramon has, nativly into W8
    
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I would like an integrated solution to "vlite" and "rt7lite"

I want to be able to do a minimal install without all the extra stuff, and just pick and choose what I want.

And perhaps a simpler option for integrated backup that does DIRECTORY COPY. I'm so tired of these propriety zip file backups.
 
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btw, I agree that, ideally, an uninstall should do exactly the opposite of the install.
    
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post #25 of 39
Well, I wouldn't enjoy improving anything in Windows 8 because I don't have the necessary knowledge to do so.
However, I would like it if they fix what TwoCables said. Can't really think of anything else except that... I would love if they included a webcam login feature. KeyLemon has this and its SO awesome but you have to pay for it. Looks as if its a part of windows with its aero edges and nice design.
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post #26 of 39
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btw, I agree that, ideally, an uninstall should do exactly the opposite of the install.
I confess that I said that while knowing that it's very difficult for a developer to get the installer to reverse the install process to 100% completion right down to the very last detail (the installer is what performs the uninstall).

I have a friend who is a professional developer for a small business out in California, and I asked him about this one time. Unfortunately, I can't remember the reason why it's difficult; all I remember from the conversation was that I said, "Oh. Well now that makes sense. No wonder the installer doesn't reverse absolutely everything!" I mean, all I remember taking away from the conversation was total acceptance of it. However, it would still be nice if it were made easier for developers to completely reverse every last detail of the install so that the system has no trace of it.
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I would like modular services for customized use. Things like remote desktop services and tablet pen services should be automatically turned off until you launch applications using them. I am aware that after start up they stop running until you use them but I think streamlining the os would make for a faster environment. Windows defender and such should be automatically disabled when installing any other antivirus. A service similar to a cloud os could be built in for a fast booting web browser type environment. It would be nice to use minimal system resources to check a few things online without powering on the whole system from a sleep mode.
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post #28 of 39
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I'll start by saying that it'd be nice to see a stronger "open with" menu that solidifies the choice or a button that says to not let outside programs change those parameters.

Doesn't ticking "always use the selected program to open this kind of file" do that?
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post #29 of 39
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I would like modular services for customized use. Things like remote desktop services and tablet pen services should be automatically turned off until you launch applications using them. I am aware that after start up they stop running until you use them but I think streamlining the os would make for a faster environment. Windows defender and such should be automatically disabled when installing any other antivirus. A service similar to a cloud os could be built in for a fast booting web browser type environment. It would be nice to use minimal system resources to check a few things online without powering on the whole system from a sleep mode.

all this can be done with a bit of googling which services should i turn off, looking what garbage to disable in task scheduler, and turning off stuff in , start up event logs.....and turning various other ms junk in Programs and features...
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Doesn't ticking "always use the selected program to open this kind of file" do that?
It's sometimes not available (for reasons I don't yet understand).
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