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No AMD drivers for 7900 series. KB + mouse gestures weird. Would be better with a touch screen. Uninstalled.
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No AMD drivers for 7900 series. Uninstalled.

Use Windows 7 drivers instead, click me.
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FYI: Just installed as a VM and have my HD5850 passed through. Took but a couple tries to get the config right. Expect to see this in my gaming VM guide... still in alpha release as of now biggrin.gif
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I'm glad I'm back with Windows7! I just don't care for switching from the original desktop to the Metro UI interface all the time to find things, besides that gets annoying and the Metro UI is ugly with apps I'll never use. Sure I could put my own apps and I don't like searching for stuff all the time, I wanna see a list of programs like in the start menu. I don't see any need to upgrade, it may be a little faster but that's not enough for me! It just takes to much time to navigate to find things that were originally simple to find in the first place. This OS is meant for the tablet/ touch PC user, if that's where Microsoft wants to go fine but I won't be buying another Microsoft OS until they make one strictly for the desktop user not jumble the tablet and desktop user preferences together!
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How do you remove an email address that you associated to Windows 8 and the mail program?
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Haven't managed to get my sound working yet. The drivers install fine, no errors, sound is "playing" but nothing comes out.
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I'm glad I'm back with Windows7! I just don't care for switching from the original desktop to the Metro UI interface all the time to find things, besides that gets annoying and the Metro UI is ugly with apps I'll never use. Sure I could put my own apps and I don't like searching for stuff all the time, I wanna see a list of programs like in the start menu. I don't see any need to upgrade, it may be a little faster but that's not enough for me! It just takes to much time to navigate to find things that were originally simple to find in the first place. This OS is meant for the tablet/ touch PC user, if that's where Microsoft wants to go fine but I won't be buying another Microsoft OS until they make one strictly for the desktop user not jumble the tablet and desktop user preferences together!

umm how do you actually go back to windows 7?
    
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They just need to give us a "this device does not have a touchscreen" setting because some parts of this very speedy and nice OS just aren't meant for desktops or laptops.
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Does anyone hate that you have to drag the app down from the top to close it? IT SUCKS WITH THE MOUSE! Why can't they just add an X to close the app. Also when you want to close apps on the "multitask" bar you have to right click on the app then press close. I don't get how hard it is to add a little X to close the app in one click. Really irritating.
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I've been using Windows Server 8 for about a day now and I can say that it is almost without fault. Between Win4.0-Win8 and OS 7-Leopard this is by far the best of them all by a long shot. The thing I love about this OS is that the server version is essentially stripped down to the barebones of the OS. All of the unnecessary luxuries you get in the regular version of 8 are gone. Not only does that give you better performance but it also eliminates the hassle of dealing with those extra luxuries.

Seriously, the feel of this OS is comparable to a racing car. Stripped down to the bare essentials so that the weight is as low as possible. I love it. This is how an enthusiast's OS should feel. I am completely sold on Win8 Server. Please, take my money Microsoft. biggrin.gif
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