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Metro is damned ugly. If I wanted to use Metro I'd get a Windows Phone but the ugly look of the OS is what turned me off.

I might not have Win 7 customised as much as some users here on OCN but if Win 8 is uglier than Win 3.xx, so much so I couldn't stand it longer than a few minutes in a VM. Then there's the fact that even turning the PC off takes more clicks, and the need to learn shortcuts. If I wanted to have an OS in which I needed to remember more I'd use Linux and learn command lines.
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I was a Windows 8 hater because I judged W8 by videos and screenshots I viewed. I've been using W8 for several days now and I can honestly say that it is a great OS. Metro ( modern UI or w/e it's called now) isn't as bad as everyone makes it out to be. This OS seems to be a lot snappier than W7, so it was well worth putting up with the minor annoyance at first.

The Windows 8 task manager alone is enough reason for the upgrade imo tongue.gif
Also the transfer dialogue, HyperV, WDDM1.2...
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I wonder how long this debate will rage on?

It's coming, Satan has shown you what it's going to look like from here forward. You will either adapt or be left behind there really is no point in complaining. Get used to the new workflow with it's benfits and drawback (both of which you'll find) or move on. Moving on will mean adapting to a new work flow of course along with unfamiliar software. If your serious it's best to quit cold turkey it forces you to find solutions rather than heading back to whats familiar.
 
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If there was an option to turn off the metro UI, I would upgrade to it and there would be far less people upset about it.

Truer words have not been spoken about Windows 8.

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I wonder how long this debate will rage on?
It's coming, Satan has shown you what it's going to look like from here forward. You will either adapt or be left behind there really is no point in complaining. Get used to the new workflow with it's benfits and drawback (both of which you'll find) or move on. Moving on will mean adapting to a new work flow of course along with unfamiliar software. If your serious it's best to quit cold turkey it forces you to find solutions rather than heading back to whats familiar.

Actually, you forgot the other option.

Stick with Windows 7, give Microsoft no money for their new "look and method", and when you buy a new computer in the next 2 years, you will be able to still buy Windows 7 (see related article). After October 2014, when you can only buy Windows 8, you can still "downgrade" Windows 8 to Windows 7 (see another related article) and still not have to run their new "look and method".

If enough people hit Microsoft in their wallet, they will get the message, and relent. They are in the business to make money, and if enough people tell them to "Piss Off" with their wallet, there is a good chance that they will patch Windows 8 with "Classic View" and make Windows 9 something that Windows 8 should have been from the start.
Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 9/4/12 at 5:03am
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No because there is some people who love the UI. YOUR opinion is that you hate it, mine is that I don't. Therefore I will not protest.
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Truer words have not been spoken about Windows 8.
Actually, you forgot the other option.
Stick with Windows 7, give Microsoft no money for their new "look and method", and when you buy a new computer in the next 2 years, you will be able to still buy Windows 7 (see related article). After October 2014, when you can only buy Windows 8, you can still "downgrade" Windows 8 to Windows 7 (see another related article) and still not have to run their new "look and method".
If enough people hit Microsoft in their wallet, they will get the message, and relent. They are in the business to make money, and if enough people tell them to "Piss Off" with their wallet, there is a good chance that they will patch Windows 8 with "Classic View" and make Windows 9 something that Windows 8 should have been from the start.

This is temporary solution to a long term "problem" Satan will drop support for Windows 7. They will most likely prevent new technologies from being developed for use on Windows 7.

There was as much vitriol being spread at the introduction of 10.7 it dropped Rosetta which took out many actively used programs and we lost expose and spaces in favor of a more Linux like desktop management implementation . Apple drew a line in the sand you either crossed or no new Mac's for you, there has not been a mass exodus and people adapted. It'll work this way here to, some people will hang on Windows 7, some will adapt early, some will be forced to at replacement time and most don't care. Satan does not live and die by the quarter nor even a bad half decade there is a long term strategy here and they're going to stick with it.
 
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This is temporary solution to a long term "problem" Satan will drop support for Windows 7. They will most likely prevent new technologies from being developed for use on Windows 7.
There was as much vitriol being spread at the introduction of 10.7 it dropped Rosetta which took out many actively used programs and we lost expose and spaces in favor of a more Linux like desktop management implementation . Apple drew a line in the sand you either crossed or no new Mac's for you, there has not been a mass exodus and people adapted. It'll work this way here to, some people will hang on Windows 7, some will adapt early, some will be forced to at replacement time and most don't care. Satan does not live and die by the quarter nor even a bad half decade there is a long term strategy here and they're going to stick with it.

Can't wait for MS' support lines to be permanently clogged with hate-filled callers. You are underestimating the power of OEM's and corporations, XP has survived this long because, not despite of them. MS implemented many changes in 7 because people refused to buy Vista, though Vista was/is a great OS.

Also if this is what future versions of Windows Server look like I seriously hope they sell even worse than they do already, because I can't imagine any corporation wanting to run a phone/tablet OS with a four, full screen app, limitation. Windows Server OS's don't have much market share as it is, MS simply need to commit suicide and let Linux reign supreme.
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Can't wait for MS' support lines to be permanently clogged with hate-filled callers. You are underestimating the power of OEM's and corporations, XP has survived this long because, not despite of them. MS implemented many changes in 7 because people refused to buy Vista, though Vista was/is a great OS.
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My honest opinion is this is signaling a change of intent for Satan. They feel they have been beaten in the consumer space by Apple and Android and this is there response.
 
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My honest opinion is this is signaling a change of intent for Satan. They feel they have been beaten in the consumer space by Apple and Android and this is there response.

That was funny thumb.gif

But, they haven't been beaten by far by Apple and Android. They just want to force a uniform version of Faildows for all platforms.
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That was funny thumb.gif
But, they haven't been beaten by far by Apple and Android. They just want to force a uniform version of Faildows for all platforms.

Did I say they have?

They are on 92% of PC's, I said I think they feel like they have..

I think that why the slate is designed and built by Satan not licensed to other OEM's. I'd also hazard a guess that in the next few years were going to see a Satan PC.
 
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