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Windows 8 looks like tablet garbage  

Poll Results: What does Windows 8 look like to you?

 
  • 53% (37)
    Touch-screen garbage
  • 20% (14)
    Touch-screen beauty. I think it looks awesome
  • 26% (18)
    Unsure yet... Have to try it out first
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post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/digitalt...nveilswindows8

I don't want touch-screen abilities, nor do I want an os that looks like windows 8. Why didn't they just make a normal look windows os that just looks cooler than windows 7. They just copied off a tablet thats all.
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post #2 of 20
Apparently you will be able to have the standard UI in Windows 8 if you'd like, but I agree with you that it's absolute garbage.
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post #3 of 20
Ewwww....almost as bad as the phone.
     
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post #4 of 20
Old news.... is in the link URL...

1) Don't judge before you try it.
2) That is the tablet/touchscreen/mobile GUI.

The tablet/touchscreen/mobile market will make up a huge portion of future computing. Don't think so small because MS is not.
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post #5 of 20
That's a second UI. I can't get it enabled on 7989 but there is a regular UI.
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post #6 of 20
I want to try it out, but it dosnt look pleasant.
    
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post #7 of 20
Windows 8 = garbage
CEO of Microsoft = garbage

Windows 8 should be the major thing after Windows 7.


Windows 8 is like a Windows Tablet PC edition.

they should separate a Tablet version vs a PC version.

Windows Tablet PC Edition --> Windows 8

Windows XP --> Windows Vista --> Windows 7 --> End of Microsoft

Microsoft has failed the PC world in creating a successor to Windows 7.
    
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post #8 of 20
Thread Starter 
What I also don't get is how the touch features work on current lcd monitors. Or do they expect us all to spend money on new monitors that enable touch-features?
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post #9 of 20
Agreed with blackalphabet, It`s not going to be worth spending money on. I think it`s going to be another vista, broken.
post #10 of 20
All those features are disabled for desktops unless you have touch hardware. It looks JUST like W7 if you want, so all those complaints about it looking icky should stop. It has two Areo Themes, I don't remember their names (both have transparency). It does have some nice stuff for desktops and will (apparently) have a new FS Protogon (real name?). It has some new virtual file systems and a bunch of new features.

http://forums.mydigitallife.info/forums/42-Windows-8

They have a ton of info on it.

[edit] Don't complain about it being broken unless you've tried it. Most of you probably won't because it's not a legal download. I don't care, I have a hobby of running alpha/beta software. I love finding glitches and stuff then reporting it to forums (which then report to Win). I also like discussing how to get new tweaks/software running.
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