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I won't argue. It was definitely a desktop OS more than anything.

Never had a problem with it. Didn't "trash" my HDD's. Ran fine and booted fine.
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dont know about you guys but im either sticking with windows 7 or going to ubuntu 12.04, **** windows 8 mad.gif


LOOOOOL
Ubuntu, really? You do that. I hope you enjoy being able to run nothing. rolleyes.gif

I think it's funny how the same whining going on now is the exact same whining when 7/Vista/XP/98... came out.
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LOOOOOL
Ubuntu, really? You do that. I hope you enjoy being able to run nothing. rolleyes.gif
I think it's funny how the same whining going on now is the exact same whining when 7/Vista/XP/98... came out.

Have you ever used Ubuntu? For every program windows has, Linux nearly always has an equivalent or the same program.
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Have you ever used Ubuntu? For every program windows has, Linux nearly always has an equivalent or the same program.
It's pretty apparent that he hasn't as his comment was very ignorant.
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Please avoid attacking each other and stick to the topic itself.
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Please avoid attacking each other and stick to the topic itself.

Damn Axi I think your one of the few voices of reason around here, I respect that.
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Please avoid attacking each other and stick to the topic itself.

Damn Axi I think your one of the few voices of reason around here, I respect that.

Thanks buddy biggrin.gif



So has anyone else tried to run Windows 8 as a daily driver without bringing the start menu back?

I'm actually starting to enjoy MetroUI for launching desktop programs, allows me to keep my desktop nice and clean, and buttons are nice and big that my hand has already been able to figure out where each app is. I assigned the Windows key to a side button on my mouse so now there is actually less work to open an app since I don't have to hit Start > All Programs > Program Folder > Program.
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Thanks buddy biggrin.gif
So has anyone else tried to run Windows 8 as a daily driver without bringing the start menu back?
I'm actually starting to enjoy MetroUI for launching desktop programs, allows me to keep my desktop nice and clean, and buttons are nice and big that my hand has already been able to figure out where each app is. I assigned the Windows key to a side button on my mouse so now there is actually less work to open an app since I don't have to hit Start > All Programs > Program Folder > Program.

I dunno I still cant get into it Ive been using it for a few days now. I usually use the search thing on the win7 start menu, I usually dont use the all programs menu either. I think eventually as I see it, all the programs you install are going to turned into app icons in the metro ui and evntually get cluttered just the same.
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Have you ever used Ubuntu? For every program windows has, Linux nearly always has an equivalent or the same program.

That may be true, but after trying some of those open source "alternatives," I'm very pessimistic about their relative features and usability. If I couldn't use the full suite of Windows applications then I will move to OSX and not Linux.
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metro UI
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Edited by oc_user - 3/15/12 at 10:57am
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