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Eh... we know what it is. I hope 8 makes more companies push touch screen monitors. I'd love a secondary 23" 1080p touchscreen monitor. I can haz Paint and us mah fingaz!
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The video above is evidence, and there have been several articles that have stated it can be disabled...

...................wut? Did you read my post?
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Can't you just right click on desktop and disable align to grid...? Am I missing something here???

Nope, not in Windows7^


That is why I still use XP on my other 2 systems... because I don't like to search for files & folders. I like them to be placed exactly where I left them (not re-organized everytime I let the icon go...)
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This thread:

"**** THIS PRE-BETA OPERATING SYSTEM FOR NOT BEING COMPLETELY PERFECT IN EVERY SINGLE WAY"

Jesus Christ, you guys. Get over it. If you still don't like Windows 8 when it's out, just keep using some other outdated OS. I won't mind.

I've been using the Developer Preview as my main OS since it's been out, which says a lot about how much I like it.
    
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...................wut? Did you read my post?

Yes.
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There hasn't been evidence or interviews suggesting they're willing to part from metro. At least none that I've found. If anything, M$ is being very stubborn about metro ui being in place for good.

It's not in place for good. It can be disabled.
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Explain this to me then, pleaseAnd thisAlso, you're ALL forgetting that we've only seen the Developer PREVIEW. It's not even the beta for God's sake! Many things will change with the following versions and I truly doubt they're stupid enough to let desktops run the touch interface.
All Microsoft needs to do is to change things so we can switch the interface from Metro to Windows 7-ish interface, and that's it!

Read the MSDN/Technet Win 8 blog. MS argues they had some metric of tabulating where people like to click. They argued that the Start screen was an improvement upon the Start menu. Many people disagreed with MS case for the Start screen in the comments.

My take: This is Microsoft's desperate attempt at staying relevant in the smart phone/tablet market. They are basically sacrificing the conservative desktop market in favor of some hybrid desktop/smart phone GUI.
Edited by Riou - 12/22/11 at 11:12am
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Tried it for about a week but I didn't like the feel of it. It was pretty much like a half broken windows 7 with a metro desktop pasted ontop of an ordinary desktop, which you could see from time to time. Which in turn made it even more weird. Hopefully they improve it alot. Otherwise, I might just skip this one.
post #68 of 128
I don't like the Metro Ui at all,nice find mate,that's a rep+,I hope they don't mess up windows 8 like they did with windows vista.
Thanks for the find!
Cheers!
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i tried the x64 bit developer preview of Windows 8 and actually the "metro" thing is what replaces the start button everything else seemed real similar to windows 7
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Yes.
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There hasn't been evidence or interviews suggesting they're willing to part from metro. At least none that I've found. If anything, M$ is being very stubborn about metro ui being in place for good.
It's not in place for good. It can be disabled.

Alright, let me clarify my post then. Is the registry hack sponsored by normal users, or by microsoft?

and by being in place for good, i meant being in the final build.
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