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post #21 of 128
Nothing matters except wether or not Microsoft fix/implamented the option to NOT align to grid within windows. So that icons can be placed anywhere and stay there.
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I sure as hell hope that they don't enable that new Metro interface by default on non-touch enabled desktops and laptops. I am sure it works well for a touch interface but I will be damned if I will use an OS that forces me as a desktop user to use such cluttered and awkward interface.

I have high hopes for Windows 8 and great fears. We will see how well Microsoft executes on this cross platform OS and if they really listen to what the end users want.
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we know windows 8 will do the same Vista did we gotta wait till windows 9
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we know windows 8 will do the same Vista did we gotta wait till windows 9

We do?
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Seems that MS is sticking to their policy that "OS releases must alternate between good and terrible".
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I see they hired a 3rd grader to develop the rest of the UI components. Media player looks hideous, as does everything else. Think I'll stick with W7 for the next 5 or 6 years.

Uh, you do know it's going to change quite a bit before released?

Anyway, I'm looking forward to it. c:
post #27 of 128
As noted before, it's likely this interface won't be enabled by default for desktops. Microsoft is smarter than that guys...have some faith that this will be a great release.
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My God that is the ugliest UI I have seen during this decade. My old Windows 95 desktop looked better than this.
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i wonder if window 9 will be like Mac OSX. the operating system where everyone can't be personal, everyone need to be the same
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Although I have never tested a Windows phone I've heard good things about Metro. However, after what they did to the Xbox dashboard I'm not looking forward to how Windows 8 will handle with a mouse and keyboard.
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