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May i join? Here is a Screenshot of my start screen.

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I am loving windows 8 so far. Best OS i have used to date.
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Originally Posted by General121 View Post

No, not sure what that is. 1080P.

In the Control Panel, go to Display, and select "Calibrate colour". At the end of the calibration you'll get the option to configure Cleartype.
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I like this quote taken from a review of Windows 8

"The main thing to know is that Windows 8 is designed especially for touch-screen computers, to make desktops and laptops work more like tablets. It is Microsoft's way of addressing the popularity of tablets"

Which is why it makes no sense on a desktop OS IMO On a tablet of course but a desktop I don't think so..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post

I like this quote taken from a review of Windows 8

"The main thing to know is that Windows 8 is designed especially for touch-screen computers, to make desktops and laptops work more like tablets. It is Microsoft's way of addressing the popularity of tablets"

Which is why it makes no sense on a desktop OS IMO On a tablet of course but a desktop I don't think so..
This is a fan club, please take your insults so the holy OS elsewhere.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

In the Control Panel, go to Display, and select "Calibrate colour". At the end of the calibration you'll get the option to configure Cleartype.
Did all that. No change at all...Will restart and see if it changes then.

EDIT: Still no change. Why is my W8 install having all the annoying issues frown.gif
Edited by General121 - 10/28/12 at 1:44pm
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This is a fan club, please take your insults so the holy OS elsewhere.
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It's actually very sad for windows OS to have a fan club...
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Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post

I like this quote taken from a review of Windows 8
"The main thing to know is that Windows 8 is designed especially for touch-screen computers, to make desktops and laptops work more like tablets. It is Microsoft's way of addressing the popularity of tablets"
Which is why it makes no sense on a desktop OS IMO On a tablet of course but a desktop I don't think so..

It's just a matter of opinion.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

This is a fan club, please take your insults so the holy OS elsewhere.
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It's actually very sad for windows OS to have a fan club...
It is a bit...
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A few tips that, IMO, will make things a bit easier on Windows8 newbies (if they haven't already been mentioned):

  • Immediately uninstall the Metro-based PDF reader app (by right clicking on start---->all apps---->right click on Reader---->uninstall) and replace with PDFXChange or your preferred Win7 viewer of choice.
  • Immediately uninstall the Photos metro app and go download the Windows Live Essentials pack; make Photo Gallery your default application for viewing pics.
  • Uninstall some of the other unnecessary Metro apps that you don't think that you need (personally got rid of videos, sports, news, etc.). I personally like weather and the calendar, so I keep them around.
  • Create links for Control Panel and Run on your start screen (right click on start ---> all apps---->find CP/Run on the all apps menu--->right click on each and hit "Pin to Start")
  • Learn how to categorize your apps in the start menu by making named groups. Use the little minus button to zoom out, hover over the group you want to name, right click.
  • Create Restart/Shut Down/Hibernate/whatever-power-down-option-you-use shortcuts

The start screen is a lot less intimidating with about 5-10 minutes of work. (Still running the RC at the moment, but same logic applies.)

Edited by PiOfPie - 10/28/12 at 2:41pm
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May i join? Here is a Screenshot of my start screen.
kun2E.png
I am loving windows 8 so far. Best OS i have used to date.

That looks sweet, how did you categorize your apps and get the background?
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