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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
  • 30% (275)
    Yes
  • 46% (428)
    No
  • 9% (87)
    Maybe (and I have tried it)
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post #601 of 711
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Originally Posted by mRAliN View Post

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$ ..

everyone can get it for $15. but we can't talk about it on this forum, but I have gotten two for $15 each as tons of others in this thread completely legally. just have to google it.
post #602 of 711
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

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

I don't enable/disable things... set it the way I like and forget about it. lol.

Like I said many times, I am not saying Windows 8 is bad. I use it everyday. It's just not good enough for me to "upgrade" my main rig to it right now.
 
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then you can deal with the issues if you don't want to use it correctly lol
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then you can deal with the issues if you don't want to use it correctly lol

How am I using it incorrectly if I simply don't like features about it?
 
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then you can deal with the issues if you don't want to use it correctly lol

Surround/Eyefinity and not using them are both correct ways to use multiple monitors...
 
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post #606 of 711
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Originally Posted by Marafice Eye View Post

Surround/Eyefinity and not using them are both correct ways to use multiple monitors...

not with 8 and current video drivers.
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How am I using it incorrectly if I simply don't like features about it?

you got issues. until nvidia gets it sorted out. and there isn't any change in features having it on surround or having it on activate all...just driver errors with activate all pull menus it shouldn't...considering it works 100% perfectly on surround and doesn't change your windows experience any. Like I said just keep your games on a single monitor resolution even knowing you have surround activated and be fine with it and have no errors like menu pulling on your middle monitor.
Edited by Descadent - 1/11/13 at 5:38pm
post #607 of 711
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

not with 8 and current video drivers.
you got issues. until nvidia gets it sorted out. and there isn't any change in features having it on surround or having it on activate all...just driver errors with activate all pull menus it shouldn't...considering it works 100% perfectly on surround and doesn't change you windows experience any.

You are making way too big of a deal about it. The corner thing is just one thing I dislike. And I don't feel like having to enable/disable anything or change game settings every time I want to do something. There is no advantage to me to "upgrade" to windows 8 on my main rig.
 
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post #608 of 711
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See 1 continuous no error pulling menu desktop! also with start button!



not intending to make a big deal but you were complaining about menu's pulling on all 3 monitors until we found out you weren't running surround. if you don't want to change it THAT'S fine. but we gave you a work around until they fix the drivers.
Edited by Descadent - 1/11/13 at 5:45pm
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I've already switched, and despite a few minor, temporary glitches, it's working out just fine. I have a full backup of Win 7 on another drive, but I don't think I'll need it. Dishonored and Skyrim work better than before, and everything else I have tried is totally compatible so far.
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Descadent, let it go bud biggrin.gif
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