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So I heard Windows 9 is coming soon!
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I can handle change, but that doesn't stop a bad change sucking.
Bad change? I still have yet to find anyone point out real flaws in the new Start Menu. So far its only opinions. Except of course known bugs like minimum screen resolution and what not (proof Windows 8 is not done, Windows 9 will be the golden ticket for the new Start Menu).
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So I heard Windows 9 is coming soon!
No official word of it even being developed yet. Build 9200 was the rumor but it turned out being Windows 8 RTM.
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Bad change? I still have yet to find anyone point out real flaws in the new Start Menu. So far its only opinions. Except of course known bugs like minimum screen resolution and what not (proof Windows 8 is not done, Windows 9 will be the golden ticket for the new Start Menu).
So are you admitting you didn't watch the video I posted?
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Could you repost it?
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Bit the bullet and installed Enterprise, courtesy of my MSDN and I've learned my way around it pretty quickly. While there are some things that annoy me (the UI still) I can live with it. The OS takes up much less space, leaving a LOT of free room on my SSD. I'm not a fan of using the "Modern" interface programs and using programs in desktop mode has been working just fine. No issues with games, yet. I haven't installed CnC The First Decade, so I'll have to see what happens there. The OS is fairly cooperative with older drivers (unfortunately, no xFire right now and 12.8 still causes browsers to crash even with hardware accel disabled) and I've got Office 2007 with my Outlook with all emails restored as they should be.

I am genuinely giving this thing an honest try, and doing my best to embrace it, as well as understand it because someone will approach me very soon on how to perform various tasks. As IT professionals, whether we like something or not, we must be well versed in all the things we do to provide a better customer experience (at least I'm customer oriented anyway, YMMV). Plus, I don't want to look like an idiot when it comes to operating this anyway. If we proclaim to be experts and go-to guys, then we should act like it embrace everything for the sake of acquiring additional skills (regardless of whether or not you thinks it's a wasted effort). I STILL remember using console commands to do everything, and some of that was in use well before I was even born.

Again, just my .02.
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I made it about 20 seconds into that video before I had to quit it.

Its a completely non objective review from people who cant actually use the OS properly.

I watched further and they put up an annotation saying that it was not a review and that they were making the video while trying features.

They had to put that annotation up because people were commenting on the mistakes they were making because they didn't actually take the time to use the OS properly before commenting on things.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 8/18/12 at 3:40am
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I'm gonna buy an SSD and plug W8 on it. Decided.
   
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Not bad...we need drivers.
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I made it about 20 seconds into that video before I had to quit it.
Its a completely non objective review from people who cant actually use the OS properly.
I watched further and they put up an annotation saying that it was not a review and that they were making the video while trying features.
They had to put that annotation up because people were commenting on the mistakes they were making because they didn't actually take the time to use the OS properly before commenting on things.
I don't understand. So everyone in the world is going to be well versed in W8 their first time using it?

Where does it say it's a review?

Why is everyone so put off on listening to things people say? Regardless of their experience with the OS their comparisons between usability of W8 and W7 is solid and logical. There are many obvious steps backward solely because Microsoft wanted to utilize metro.
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