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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

Well, when you think about it that way, there's very little difference between 7 and 8, except for a few annoyances that could easily be fixed.

Exactly. That's why my original post was about. I don't think integrating the tablet OS with desktop OS is a fail. It could be refined a little better though.
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Read the sig rig buddy...
On-site service technician and main system builder for the company I work for... sooooo, try again.

yea being a system builder means you are productive with an OS..

keep it moving steam boy
post #53 of 72
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If metro is so good, explain to me how to get four windows shown at once? Also, explain to me how to do touch gestures with a mouse in a way that's faster than just pressing a button.

Do you not realize there's a desktop as well, just like all the other Windows?
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yea being a system builder means you are productive with an OS..
keep it moving steam boy

Again you fail to read (sig rig) before you open your mouth.. The system I have W8 on is my HP probook with Intel Graphics... You're right, I do tons of gaming on HD3000 graphics.
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Alt + F4 works well also.

Or right click and click "Close" at the top left corner
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I just installed Pokki, I'm really liking it. It's better than both Metro and Start8 (kind of a mixture of the two) and it opens the apps on the desktop (only Pokki apps Metro apps still open in their own little world) which is a nice plus.. Only one problem, every time I install a new app from Pokki's app store it removes several apps from my favorites, thus I have to go back in and mark them as a favorite again.
Edited by 32oz - 10/28/12 at 10:00am
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Do you not realize there's a desktop as well, just like all the other Windows?
You said that metro is a great UI when you get to know it, so I was responding to that. Metro is not a good ui unless you have a touch screen.
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You said that metro is a great UI when you get to know it, so I was responding to that. Metro is not a good ui unless you have a touch screen.

Metro is fine for what's it's design to do in Windows, on a current day desktop it's not designed to be your sole OS. If you don't like Metro there's easy ways to get around it, like Start8 and Pokki, and I'm sure more to come.
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Metro is fine for what's it's design to do in Windows, on a current day desktop it's not designed to be your sole OS. If you don't like Metro there's easy ways to get around it, like Start8 and Pokki, and I'm sure more to come.
Is there a mod that forces apps not to show up in the search menu?
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Is there a mod that forces apps not to show up in the search menu?

That's just silly, the whole point of Windows 8 over any other previous version of Windows is to give you app support. If you don't want apps stick with Windows 7...
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