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No, it's not that we don't like change, we just don't like garbage being thrown at us. We don't want to have to waste another 1-2 Gigs of storage on a UI.
Metro is the worst UI I've ever seen, and I've been around a long time. I don't want it, don't want to install it, and I want my damn start button back. Moving to another screen completely is a pointless, waste of time, resources, and space.

I understand what you're saying, but as I said, I heard the same thing about Windows 7 from XP and Vista users, and most of those people are now very happy with their OS. As with other versions of windows I'm sure you can customize the UI. I can Windows 7 look almost like Windows 98 if I want.
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Doesn't look to bad but touch screen is not for me on a pc
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Show us a pic WITHOUT Metro please.

Just take screenshots of your Windows 7 installation and you'll have plenty. With Metro disabled it won't look much different. Otherwise all of the other new features (mainly the task manager) have already been shown.
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Honestly, I can not see what all the fuss is about. I have tried out the dev preview. I have read the 8 Blog. From what I understand, W8 will install like W7, will install drivers for what it detects upon intallation. Metro UI can be disabled. Aside from some visual tweaks, and the framework for a new file system.... W8 is in a lot of ways JUST LIKE W7. Just written to include support for the addition of ARM chips.
Like Vista was built around XP, so 7 was built around Vista. W8 took the foundation of 7 and re-worked it for "the future" of OS's You can bet anything that comes after W8 will be similar to it's predecessor.
There can be no progress without change. Embrace it, or live in the dark ages.
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Installed it in vmware yesterday. Not liking it at all.
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Not bad, I still think W7 looks better though.
    
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I understand what you're saying, but as I said, I heard the same thing about Windows 7 from XP and Vista users, and most of those people are now very happy with their OS. As with other versions of windows I'm sure you can customize the UI. I can Windows 7 look almost like Windows 98 if I want.

Are you kidding? Windows 7 was a godsend compared to any previous MS OS. I love 7!
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Lest we forget...

 

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Lest we forget...

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Windows 2000 isn't on there and that was a good OS.
    
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Attempt to put a functional sidebar in Windows, attempt... Well they have tried quite a few times now. But I like how this one looks. So long as it isn't that empty in the future.
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Lest we forget...

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You are missing a lot of versions there, buddy.
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