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I just tried it for couple of hours and I think it’s OK.

The navigation with a mouse is a pain in the rear! I cannot compare it to touch because I don't have a windows touch screen device but the navigation is just not practical for mouse and keyboard. You have to drag your mouse from one corner to another to do something simple. Also the "delay" when you have to hover you mouse to the right corner to get to settings is very irritating to me. I hate that little delay.

I really like the look though and I love the start screen.

Why is shutdown so hard to freaking find!!!!! FUUUUUUUU!!!!!

I actually felt relived coming back to my main PC with Windows 7 after using Windows 8 for hours. Everything seems so much simpler than Windows 8 because I’m just not use to it yet but also because Windows 8 is just not that great with the mouse and keyboard unless you know every little shortcut.

I will probably end up buying it still but I am hoping that MS makes it even more intuitive for mouse and keyboard than it is right now.
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i think u can chance the hoover time check : http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds



check the : Speed up the Menu Show Delay Time:
or :Change the Mouse Hover Time before Pop-up Displays:

part of his guide
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This is great! Exactly what my HP Touchsmart PC needs. I love the apps. Makes it nearly seamless to use with my Android tablet. I love it. No extra drivers needed. It works out of the box. I'm so stoked about it, I'm about to kill the dual boot and use the full disk.
I didn't know what I thought of it at first but it has blown my mind. It's slow at the start and now I can not believe how fast it multitasks, all these gestures with the mouse and keyboard is incredible. I'm already over the Start menu gone, hitting the Windows button and typing into nothing, while hitting enter is the fastest thing ever. The apps, although limited in Australia are beautiful (iCookbook is amazing).
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Originally Posted by Joell28 View Post

i think u can chance the hoover time check : http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
check the : Speed up the Menu Show Delay Time:
or :Change the Mouse Hover Time before Pop-up Displays:
part of his guide

Thanks! Gonna have to give that a try.
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I really wish you could customize the start screen to a custom bg. biggrin.gif
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I really wish you could customize the start screen to a custom bg. biggrin.gif
It won't be long until someone figures out how to. tongue.gif
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Installed it and been trying to get my 2 USB wifi devices (Netgear & TP-LINK) working for the last hour to no avail, kinda disappointing that they both worked under developer preview but not consumer.
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Double post. Have no idea how that happened.
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It doesn't play nice with Boinc version 7 and it's not compatible with Microsoft Security Essentials, which I find rather strange. It has to be uninstalled during the Win8 installation process. kookoo.gif
    
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I haven't been able to install most of my drivers yet tongue.gif The only one that worked properly so far was the chipset one, all the rest isn't compatible with Win8.
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