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Start screen: almost there. Should've been able to label groupings, but ok.

all apps: giant pile of unusable garbage that appears as if someone took the old start menu and yanked it out into worthlessness like a broken slinky, whose root folders exist in a file called START MENU.
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Are we still complaining about the start menu? I thought Classic Shell was supposed to put an end to that. It's free, open source and customizable. There's no reason to not give it a try.

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Are we still complaining about the start menu? I thought Classic Shell was supposed to put an end to that. It's free, open source and customizable. There's no reason to not give it a try.
You know how the internet works, someone's gotta complain about something so they can get their good night's sleep.
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Are we still complaining about the start menu? I thought Classic Shell was supposed to put an end to that. It's free, open source and customizable. There's no reason to not give it a try.

Some people believe that Microsoft should have offered that as a choice that's part of the OS, not a third party program.
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Some people believe that Microsoft should have offered that as a choice that's part of the OS, not a third party program.

Pretty much this. If you have to use a third party program to make an OS functional, then you know there's a problem.
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Pretty much this. If you have to use a third party program to make an OS functional, then you know there's a problem.

What functionality is lost with new start UI?
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What functionality is lost with new start UI?

Functionality isn't the word I was looking for.. or was it?

It makes short tasks in 7 take a long time. I hate the full screen apps. It has to be less efficient, constantly moving between the start "menu" and the desktop.
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What functionality is lost with new start UI?

My problem is not so much the start screen itself, it's the monstrosity of a dumpster for programs previous to the Win8 environment to toss their shortcuts into, which the start screen uses as a base. You can't clean house by throwing your old furniture under the carpet.
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What functionality is lost with new start UI?

 

You can't right click on an icon and get the functions you'd normally get for a shortcut, such as "run as administrator".

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You can't right click on an icon and get the functions you'd normally get for a shortcut, such as "run as administrator".

well this is a bad example cuz you can do that, but yes the "ribbon" that appears is vastly abridged compared to the shell menu.
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