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But there was absolutely nothing wrong with the Tool Menu, replacing it with the ribbon menu, like they did in MS Office was a huge error! (IMHO)
When you cost corporations and people millions Billions of dollars to retrain staff and cause people to lose time (which is money too), to relearn or to become re-certified, it's not just annoying, it's a bad move, no matter how you slice it or dice it...
Sure it's not easy, but you have to examine the end product and determine if it is better than the previous product too!
Finally, when 4 out of 5 of your customers are saying HELL NO, then you had best listen up, definitely! To me Microsoft has become completely disconnected with the consumer....
Just saying...

Yes, there was.... the exist Tool Menu is limited in functionality. How do search for a file by last modified date today? Enable Last Modified column, sort by date. This makes it much easier to look through large directories.

MS Office was not a huge mistake either. It is easier to access more tools now and makes plug-ins/custom Toolbox easier.

I am an Excel power user (experienced VBA developer) and have built relatively large databases in Access.
Edited by DuckieHo - 3/29/12 at 10:49am
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Re: [Geek] 4 of 5 Windows 8 CP users don

I like windows 8 so far. On Windows 7, I had all my drivers up to date and I couldn't get my sound to go as loud as I knew it could when watching movies and listening to music. I installed Win 8 CP and it is a different story. I'm sure just a driver thing but the volume gets extremely loud now so that's a plus. Still struggling to navigate sometimes and did not realize how much I used the start button.

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Metro and now this. I already think the bar on Windows 7 is a waste of space. The 'Organize' > 'Get Help'. The only time I use Organize is to enable or disable hidden files or extensions and the only time I use change view is to change every folder to list view or pictures to large. Everything else is only there to take up space. The 'Details' pane could also have some more information in it. It is currently barely useful and there is almost no point in having it set to anything but small.
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