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After being used to 3.5 megs a sec, everything under 1000kbs is too slow, frown.gif

Well it's AT&T's fault that 6Mb/s down and 1Mb/s up connection costs $40 I rarely even see that speed unless I'm on speedtest.net and even then that's iffy.
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i messed around with the developer preview version on my laptop. I liked it, althought the Metro UI i was up in the air about. This is def more for a tablet or slat pc, no doubt about it....to bad slat pc's are in the 1000 dollar price range...i always wanted one, best of both worlds when it comes to a tablet and a pc atleast in my eyes....

Ill get home and download this, throw it on an old hard drive and mess around with it. The only thing im really interested in for Windows 8 is the server version. I want to messa round with the new file system and driver pool. I dont think ill be replacing my main rig's OS from Windows 7....honestly Windows 7 is one of the most stable and easily one of the best OS systems I have ever used, again my own opinion here and i see no reason to switch from it just yet unless i invest in a touch screen monitor and thats pointless....

lets see what happens, maybe microsoft is gonna do something nice for this...we can hope anyways
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Sadly even if it's bad, I will use it. I hate to be using outdated OS.
So please Microsoft make it good.
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I kinda like it. Would not mind using it on my laptop, feels light.
Metro isnt too bad. But the control scheme for keyboard/mouse is if you don't know the shortcuts
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the overall feel of this os is ok but they should realy have an option to include the windows 7 like interfce for real desktop use
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