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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
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post #591 of 711
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

why would you not run it in surround with 3 monitors? not like they still aren't 3 individual monitors.... rolleyes.gif

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But my favourite reason for people not wanting to upgrade is "it has no start button" biggrin.gif
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post #592 of 711
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This thread is full of unique replies thumb.gif
But my favourite reason for people not wanting to upgrade is "it has no start button" biggrin.gif

Those are the same folks that can't be bothered to spend 5 minutes or $5 to get one back lol. The first thing I did after installing it on my laptop was buy Start8 for 5 bucks. Then installed it on my desktop, verified my Start8 purchase and got it on there too, 1 purchase, as many computers as I want.
 
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my start button was free! after using 8 for couple months now even knowing i have a start button. I don't even use it lol. got so used to just hitting the windows key
post #594 of 711
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

why would you not run it in surround with 3 monitors? not like they still aren't 3 individual monitors.... rolleyes.gif

Not sure why I would use surround. No benefit for me to do so.
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my start button was free! after using 8 for couple months now even knowing i have a start button. I don't even use it lol. got so used to just hitting the windows key

Same, I don't miss the Start button anymore.
 
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post #595 of 711
Yeah I've been offered the free start button, but I don't miss it!
But what I do miss, is "right click @ bottom left corner" when I'm running W7 redface.gif

My laptop has Windows 8, and Sig Rig is still on Windows 7 because of surround! biggrin.gif
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post #596 of 711
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Quote:
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Not sure why I would use surround. No benefit for me to do so.
Same, I don't miss the Start button anymore.

Why would you NOT set it on surround. That encourages seemless interaction between all three monitors. and by not having it set on that, you have issues rolleyes.gif
post #597 of 711
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go to ninite.com and get the start button for free. it's called classic start. one of the best sites ever especially if you just formatted

here is a video lol

Edited by Descadent - 1/11/13 at 4:56pm
post #598 of 711
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If I'm not mistaken, the $15 is for upgrading a recent OEM PC while the price you mentioned looks like the retail upgrade. I had to pay R700 ($84) each for my retail upgrade licences.
In last post i mentioned the price for the upgrade to win 8 wink.gif That's the problem wink.gif
It's about 100 $ .. if you catch a "x" % discount you maybe buy for 80-85$ ..
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Why would you NOT set it on surround. That encourages seemless interaction between all three monitors. and by not having it set on that, you have issues rolleyes.gif

Because I have no reason to enable it? I can't game in using surround so I see no reason to enable it.
 
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post #600 of 711
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Because I have no reason to enable it? I can't game in using surround so I see no reason to enable it.

doesn't mean you can't disable it or set the your games in the single monitor resolution...
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