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no, we read, we play around with it, we just don't like it becuase the reasons I've stated above, plus the fact that we don't need metro on desktops. it's not designed for desktops and shouldn't be put on them.

I'm one of the most open-minded and unbiased people when it comes to tech.
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no, we read, we play around with it, we just don't like it becuase the reasons I've stated above, plus the fact that we don't need metro on desktops. it's not designed for desktops and shouldn't be put on them.
I'm one of the most open-minded and unbiased people when it comes to tech.

Will I potentially be using Metro every single day? No, absolutely not. I'll probably disable it on day one. However, I do think it will be something fun to play around with every so often, just to try it out.

You say you're open-minded, yet you're completely shunning the design of something that you've probably never tried, marking it as the coming Armageddon for the Windows era.
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Sleek.

Too blocky, but there'll be a way to reduce that button sizing hopefully.
   
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I tried it in vmware player 4 for 6 hours!... that was all I could take of it.... it was just the metro UI on windows 7.... not worth the 20 some GB allocated to it in vmware.

it was a waste of disk space for me... so i trashed it. not worth 20 some GB for a new UI toy that gets boring.
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I tried it in vmware player 4 for 6 hours!... that was all I could take of it.... it was just the metro UI on windows 7.... not worth the 20 some GB allocated to it in vmware.
it was a waste of disk space for me... so i trashed it. not worth 20 some GB for a new UI toy that gets boring.

It's not meant to be this amazing new experience that is like going from Win98 to Win7. It is a new operating system, but it's still just an upgrade over the previous one. It's meant to perform better and overall be better than Windows 7, but that doesn't mean everything has to be completely revamped. Microsoft found a winning design with Windows 7 and they decided to keep large parts of that as they saw it was successful. The rest of it is change that they felt was needed for going into a new OS.
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I tried it in vmware player 4 for 6 hours!... that was all I could take of it.... it was just the metro UI on windows 7.... not worth the 20 some GB allocated to it in vmware.
it was a waste of disk space for me... so i trashed it. not worth 20 some GB for a new UI toy that gets boring.

If you're open-minded as you stated above the posts above, then open your mind to features other than the Metro rolleyes.gif

As for me, I'd welcome it as I know this is ONLY A PREVIEW of Windows 8. I'm excited about under the hood and you should too, because it is something that also matters.
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After testing Win8, I can say with out a doubt it is the worse OS since Windows ME. It has a couple things better than Windows 7, but everything else is far worse.
I see Windows 9 coming out a year later, and going back to the standard windows theme after Windows 8's most likely terrible sales. There's far to many people that don't understand windows and it's been using the same basic theme for years, and far to many people that don't want change. The change isn't even a good change. 90% of the population has a hard time understanding the OS they've been on for years. It's just too different for mainstream.
Here's hoping Microsoft opens their eyes and goes back to the default layout for Windows 8. The tablet view is nice to have, but it should be a mode you enable.. not default, and definitely not required.

It's going to be Vista all over again.
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I have yet to see a reason to upgrade from Windows 7 headscratch.gif

If I can manage to get it for free through my school I will probably upgrade and just disable metro.
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