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post #191 of 1104
Loving Windows 8 RP so far. It took about an hour to master the new UI the speed is phenomenal and the app switching a godsend. I wish desktop application switching was this seamless. You can add me if you like.
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Does someone know why my Metro is like this ?

FYI this happened a couple of times again and I found out it was caused by the global profile mods I applied with NVIDIA Inspector...

Is there any profile for the start screen so I can reset it manually after applying my mods ? thinking.gif
I saw that there is a 'Windows Explorer' profile but I'm not sure whether it also applies to the start screen or not.
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Do you guys have some guides, tips etc. to using W8 the "right way"? I love the graphical and performance updates but I can't really understand how to properly use that Metro thing. Apps go all fullscreen and I can't understand how to close them, switch easily between them or just how to use the new features properly. I really can't understand whether it isn't supposed to be "used" as W7 or if it's just plain garbage on the practical side biggrin.gif
     
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post #194 of 1104
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Do you guys have some guides, tips etc. to using W8 the "right way"? I love the graphical and performance updates but I can't really understand how to properly use that Metro thing. Apps go all fullscreen and I can't understand how to close them, switch easily between them or just how to use the new features properly. I really can't understand whether it isn't supposed to be "used" as W7 or if it's just plain garbage on the practical side biggrin.gif

It depends on how you work, for me it's keyboard shortcuts all the way. But for others it might be working purely with the mouse and assigning the start menu to macro on the mouse to open up the start menu quickly and click on whatever you need opened. Aside from that it can still be used the same way Windows 7 is.
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post #195 of 1104
Hi Guys, just to let you know there is a thread already open http://www.overclock.net/t/1117810/windows-8-information-and-discussion-thread-also-club/340#post_18013278

I've asked for a moderater to merge this one with the already open one as it is pointless having two open at the same time waste of resources and such.thumb.gif
post #196 of 1104

may i join this windows 8 club too

    
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I snipped these from a webpage I count on a lot



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I snipped these from a webpage I count on a lot


looks like you need a new website the, so many twisted facts there
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post #199 of 1104
So, how is Windows 8 at the moment compared to Windows 7?
I'm not talking about the Metro thing, I'm talking about how is it in terms of stability, security, speed, usability, etc... Also, do the side menus get in the way, especially when using desktop programs?

It's that time again for me to reformat, so I might as well take the opportunity and install my PC with Windows 8, since I've liked it on other times I've used it before.

Also, I'd like to ask, as for partitions, currently with Windows 7 I have a 50GB C: partition for Windows 7 itself and programs, and on my D: partition (which is the rest of the HDD) I have all my files and games.

Now, I have it like that since it makes it easier to reformat, but from what I know Windows 8 has a reset thing where it cleans the OS and such like a normal reformat would. Does that work well enough? And would I be better in going with just 1 single big partition, if it works good enough?

EDIT: Nevermind this post, I think I posted it in the wrong thread, I didn't notice the other thread before, so I'm going to post this there instead. Mods if possible please delete this post, thanks. smile.gif
Edited by KaiZ51 - 9/8/12 at 1:44pm
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post #200 of 1104
Here's my application to the club! Windows 8 is the work of an absentminded professor: genius but with some no-brainer problems (i.e shutting down).
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