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post #171 of 680
No.. I went to 7 from XP, so maybe i'll buy Windows10. or X. or whatever they'll name it smile.gif
post #172 of 680
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

A simple "regedit" and changing of a 1 to a 0 turns Metro off....

ok..but with no start button..how do you pull up "Run"?

95=good
98=meh
2k/millenium..eh
xp=good
vista=blech
7=good

Patterns tend to repeat tongue.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Volkovy87 View Post

No.. I went to 7 from XP, so maybe i'll buy Windows10. or X. or whatever they'll name it smile.gif

That just shows how ignorant to change you really are, I will be going to Windows 8 because I'm not afraid of change. Yeah it will take a little getting used to, but everyone hated on Vista for no good reason, I seriously mean that. When 7 came around and I upgraded from Vista I didn't even have SP1 on Vista and I had to upgrade to it so I could install 7 and guess what, I had 0 problems with Vista. All the problems I did have were my fault, people will cry and say the drivers sucked well its true, but, it was the hardware people's fault. It isn't MS's job to create drivers for products, it's the manufacturers. Honestly all this blind hate towards 8 is so stupid, it directly reminds me of Vista. Yeah they changed some things, a lot of people cried about the way Vista worked and look what happened.

I guarantee within a week of release if they don't have it now they will have a tweak to get rid of anything you don't like in 8. I also know some people will say "But we shouldn't have to tweak a final product to get it the way it "should" be". Seriously get over it, if you're on this site you're used to tweaking small little things.

/rant
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

ok..but with no start button..how do you pull up "Run"?
95=good
98=meh
2k/millenium..eh
xp=good
vista=blech
7=good
Patterns tend to repeat tongue.gif

Honestly? You guys are driving me crazy. For one you can't put 2k and millennium even close to being in the same category. Two, what do you think happens when you hit the windows key on 8? Nothing? Wrong I'm sure an equivalent comes, in fact I know something comes up. Do you people forget you have a windows key? Seriously? Also you guys should get a little more familiar with windows hot keys. Look at the guide in my sig if you need to get familiarized. Hit windows key + R if you want to get run to show up. It's so much faster. Windows Key + E for my computer and such, lets progress forward.
Edited by B-rock - 4/4/12 at 3:52pm
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post #174 of 680
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

ok..but with no start button..how do you pull up "Run"?
95=good
98=meh
2k/millenium..eh
xp=good
vista=blech
7=good
Patterns tend to repeat tongue.gif

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post #175 of 680
Will I "buy" it? Probably not, I haven't paid for an OS in a looong time (Thank you MSDN acct!). But I will probably use it if it measures up.
post #176 of 680
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

Yeah but the steps to use programs and the use of them once you have them running is slower e.g. no taskbar.

Do you actually use your start menu in windows 7? Because I sure don't. I just hit Windows and start typing. Win 8 is no different.
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post #177 of 680
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

Do you actually use your start menu in windows 7? Because I sure don't. I just hit Windows and start typing. Win 8 is no different.

I actually do. But maybe that's because I'm used to Linux and clicking on the orb all the time...?

PS I didn't even know you could type in it lachen.gif
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post #178 of 680
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

I keep seeing all the same reasoning's for not using Win8. If we want something that still works, why arent we all using Pentium Ds? tongue.gif I mean, an i3 might be faster, but it still works right? thumb.gif

Flawed logic.

If someone has a Pentium D and that's fast enough for what they do, then I would most certainly not be recommending an upgrade. My better systems tend to use recent components because I require, or find significant utility in having, more performance.
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95=good
98=meh
2k/millenium..eh

Only thing 95 did better than 98 was allow manual driver installation of most components during setup.

ME and 2k were totally different, and 2k can do pretty much everything XP can.
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Do you actually use your start menu in windows 7? Because I sure don't. I just hit Windows and start typing. Win 8 is no different.

Yes, I do. I pin several frequently-used applications to it so it acts like a dock, but it can get out of the way. I like how it crams a lot of tasks into a small area, then hides away (but still leaves an icon so you know that it's there). And unlike Metro, it looks like it belongs in the desktop environment, with consistent styling.
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Yes, I do. I pin several frequently-used applications to it so it acts like a dock, but it can get out of the way. I like how it crams a lot of tasks into a small area, then hides away (but still leaves an icon so you know that it's there). And unlike Metro, it looks like it belongs in the desktop environment, with consistent styling.

I use object dock for that doh.gif
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