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i think i will bow out of win8 as it will only have dx11 and im fine with my performance now
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post #32 of 63
I seriously enjoy using the Package Manager on Linux, so why not on Windows too.
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post #33 of 63
They are just following suit. Im sure all the free apps that work on win7 will work on win8. There will jut be an app store as well.
    
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This is fine, I see no reason for people to be bothered by an app store. Kind of like Linux's repositories.

And "bloat ware?" App stores are generally run as web browsers in their own window. Probably going to take next to zero space.

Don't like it, don't use it... Windows has always given you the ability to remove features and programs you don't want installed.

I see no reason to make a decision before we actually have seen the OS in operation on a desktop.
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post #35 of 63
I'm fine with this. What's wrong with having an easy portal to software you may want but now you don't need to traverse various websites. I like the option and can see myself using this app store.
People always say that they only use IE once to DL Chrome or Firefox but now you may never have to open it.
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this might actually aid the stupid people......maybe it'll keep them from blindly downloading and installing programs they shouldn't
    
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Also, IcedEarth (I tried to register that name when I registered here, you beat me to it), since when Windows DIDN'T have bloatware, removable of course?
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
First the Xbox 360 compatibility and now an App Store.

It seems like Windows 8 is getting more and more bloatware by the day. I'm not sure what to think about this.
360 game compatibility regarded as bloatware? Are you serious?

If anything this feature gives me a reason to upgrade from Vista. Being able to play Forza 3/4, The Darkness, and Saints Row on the PC would be awesome.
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OCN is good at overreacting.
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http://www.overclock.net/software-ne...ight=app+store

This has been known for quite some time. I'm surprised no one knew.
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