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post #611 of 711
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

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.

Until drivers are fixed? I can't do surround gaming, already talked to nVidia, they aren't planning on adding PLP surround in the foreseeable future and without that I see no reason to enable surround. Even if I could do surround and the corner thing wasn't there, I still wouldn't "upgrade" because the corner thing isn't the only thing I dislike, as I have said many times over. I was simply making a point, not sure why it's such a big deal. It's not for everyone.
 
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Until drivers are fixed? I can't do surround gaming, already talked to nVidia, they aren't planning on adding PLP surround in the foreseeable future and without that I see no reason to enable surround. Even if I could do surround and the corner thing wasn't there, I still wouldn't "upgrade" because the corner thing isn't the only thing I dislike, as I have said many times over. I was simply making a point, not sure why it's such a big deal. It's not for everyone.

I bought Windows 8 for Sig Rig, but for now I prefer Windows 7 when using three screens thumb.gif
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post #613 of 711
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I bought Windows 8 for Sig Rig, but for now I prefer Windows 7 when using three screens thumb.gif

Yeah, I have a copy for the sig rig just in case, I just don't foresee myself using it for a while if at all.
 
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post #614 of 711
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only thing i liked more about win 7 with triple monitor was the taskbar being centered and it took nvidia long enough to do that, but at least they had it done before I got into triple screen gaming. I suspect it will be a while until they put it in the middle for 8
post #615 of 711
I want! Centre taskbar, and centre monitor corner control thumb.gif
And centre monitor only metro! Because metro looks stupid 6' long biggrin.gif
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post #616 of 711
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I want! Centre taskbar, and centre monitor corner control thumb.gif
And centre monitor only metro! Because metro looks stupid 6' long biggrin.gif

And see, you get that when you DON'T run Surround/Eyefinity tongue.gif My taskbar is ONLY on the monitor I choose, and the Metro menu is ONLY on my main display. If you don't actively game in Surround/Eyefinity, there is absolutely NO reason to run it as your desktop environment.
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post #617 of 711
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And see, you get that when you DON'T run Surround/Eyefinity tongue.gif My taskbar is ONLY on the monitor I choose, and the Metro menu is ONLY on my main display. If you don't actively game in Surround/Eyefinity, there is absolutely NO reason to run it as your desktop environment.

not true you can do a lot of things in surround other than gaming. and either way it pretty much is the same thing .you are still using 3 monitors side by side when you are just in windows presentation is just different in win 8
post #618 of 711
No, will not ever buy it. Win 7 is where it's meant to be. Win 8 is Vista/Me all over again....

need to get a copy of Server 2008 R2 x64 that is the best most stable Redmond OS i've ever used.
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No, will not ever buy it. Win 7 is where it's meant to be. Win 8 is Vista/Me all over again....

need to get a copy of Server 2008 R2 x64 that is the best most stable Redmond OS i've ever used.

Someone else who's either never used it, or used it for all of 5 minutes. Win8 isn't anywhere close to the level of bad Vista started as, and NOWHERE near the pile of crap the ME was. Win8 IS Win7 with some improvements and a shiny Start screen that you don't even have to use. I simply love the constant comparison of Win8 to Vista/ME, and the constant, 'omg Win8 is for tablets! blah bleh blargh". Seriously just goes to show that everyone likes to bandwagon on the hate train. I didn't like the idea of Win8 when it was first being shown, and then I actually used it.
 
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Someone else who's either never used it, or used it for all of 5 minutes. Win8 isn't anywhere close to the level of bad Vista started as, and NOWHERE near the pile of crap the ME was. Win8 IS Win7 with some improvements and a shiny Start screen that you don't even have to use. I simply love the constant comparison of Win8 to Vista/ME, and the constant, 'omg Win8 is for tablets! blah bleh blargh". Seriously just goes to show that everyone likes to bandwagon on the hate train. I didn't like the idea of Win8 when it was first being shown, and then I actually used it.

pretty much. I mean 7 was just an improvement over vista...all they did was trim some fat off vista and called it 7... wheres it's hate? Oh look, win 8 is just a faster win 7 with shinies! it's pretty, yet you don't even have to use the front end screen.
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