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Originally Posted by HardheadedMurphy View Post

Disable METRO-UI
BAM! Geeked! boxing3.gif

The date of that article is September 15, 2011. It is now March 2, 2011.

Information is outdated. Start Menu code has been removed. That does not work. There is not even a Start Button anymore.
Edited by Riou - 3/2/12 at 2:19pm
post #62 of 84
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Originally Posted by HardheadedMurphy View Post

Disable METRO-UI
BAM! Geeked! boxing3.gif

Dude, that does not work in the Consumer Preview. The old start menu is gone, like gone-gone, as though it was never there gone, poof, gone smile.gif

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post #64 of 84
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The date of that article is September 15, 2011. It is now March 2, 2011.
Information is outdated. Start Menu code has been removed. That does not work. There is not even a Start Button anymore.

Are you sure about that?
Edited by Georgevonfrank - 3/2/12 at 3:26pm
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Are you sure about that?
I am not sure whether the code itself has been removed but the switches to actually disable Metro UI and enable more traditional Start Menu definitely do not appear to be there any more.

Having said that, somebody may discover another way of restoring the traditional Start Menu if the code has not been removed.
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I am not sure whether the code itself has been removed but the switches to actually disable Metro UI and enable more traditional Start Menu definitely do not appear to be there any more.
Having said that, somebody may discover another way of restoring the traditional Start Menu if the code has not been removed.

Notice the part of the quote I had bolded
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Drop the Premium and Plus editions. They just add clutter and confusion. Ultimate isn't needed either, but they will want to keep that to milk the filthy rich of their cash. It might even come with Ultimate Extras again lachen.gif
    
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that's a;; fine and dandy for corporations... end consumers will have w8, all oem pc's will be shipped with it. Metro UI is a stepping stone only, on the desktop of CP I am able to have as many programs open as I want. In M-UI You can have up to 4 "app"s open at a time that you can switch between. Probably more when it goes rtm. As far as app's... I don't know what to tell you. Software publishers will be going that way as they are what is currently "in"
Don't like Metro, disable it. nuff said

Is that four crappy market apps like Angry Birds or are we talking four programmes?

Currently I am running 11 programmes (four of which are EVE), not counting AV and everything else that runs in the background.
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Enterprise is NOT the same thing is Professional.
Features that Enterprise has that Pro does not:
AppLocker
BranchCache
Direct Boot from VHD
DirectAccess
Enterprise Search Scopes
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) enhancements
Advanced Backup and Restore (Network Backup and Group Policy)
BitLocker
BitLocker To Go
Language Packs

I was saying in an ideal setting. Enterprise is a joke. Professional should have those features, and ALL versions of Windows should have language packs. I
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