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Yep, until they make it optional, it's a flop in my eyes. I don't care about any of the improvements. Metro is enough of a blocker for me.
I will being it back to the turd analogy... There's a turd in the cake and I don't feel like eating around it.

One mans trash = Other mans treasure etc.

You don't like it. No big deal. You don't have to like it.

Your post is funny though.

You say that its a flop unless metro is optional and that its a "blocker", yet you say you don't actually care about any of the improvements Windows 8 brings in the first place.

It seems like you never wanted the cake in the first place, you're just complaining about a cake that exists that you don't like the look of.

Wishing that the cake that you don't like, would be more like the cake you do like, or that you could turn the cake you don't like, into the cake that you do like.

I have a better solution.

People who like the cake you don't like (and never wanted anyway) can keep eating it, and you can eat the other cake you do like eating. Its all good.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 11/24/12 at 2:41pm
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post #252 of 307
Well said.
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I need to move my wife to a new laptop. since the only option appears to be forcing her to learn a new OS and considering she has an iPad, I'm seeing a Macbook as my only option. No way will I force her through the pain of learning the crappy Mettro interface when she's already used to an iPad interface for a usable portable interface. She's sick of the Android interface so for simplicity, I have no choice but to move her to the complete Apple interface for phone, notepad, and laptop.

Microsoft forced me to move to Apple for my wife. It'll be an iPhone, Ipad, and Macbook to keep things simple.
post #254 of 307
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I need to move my wife to a new laptop. since the only option appears to be forcing her to learn a new OS and considering she has an iPad, I'm seeing a Macbook as my only option. No way will I force her through the pain of learning the crappy Mettro interface when she's already used to an iPad interface for a usable portable interface. She's sick of the Android interface so for simplicity, I have no choice but to move her to the complete Apple interface for phone, notepad, and laptop.
Microsoft forced me to move to Apple for my wife. It'll be an iPhone, Ipad, and Macbook to keep things simple.

Or you can do the sensible thing and install win 7 on the new laptop...
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W8 will be the new Vista. I have no idea what Microsoft was thinking with this tablet OS on the desktop makes no sense...

Easily fixed. Let anybody who wants to start in Windows classic start menu. I'd buy two new laptops tomorrow and build a new gaming PC in as much time as it takes for the parts to arrive.
post #256 of 307
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Or you can do the sensible thing and install win 7 on the new laptop...

Nope. she wants mainstream. It's HP, Dell, or Apple.

End of the day, Apple is my only choice. I called both HP and Dell, no Windows 7.

And this is all for the want of the ability to default to the classic Windows start menu and for no other damned reason at all.
Edited by Xyxox - 11/24/12 at 7:37pm
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Nope. she wants mainstream. It's HP, Dell, or Apple.
End of the day, Apple is my only choice. I called both HP and Dell, no Windows 7.

You are on OCN, and don't know how to install an OS on a computer... I don't even.
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You are on OCN, and don't know how to install an OS on a computer... I don't even.

lol I agree.

Windows 7 isn't leaving any time soon and windows 8 isn;t bad AFTER you put a start menu on it (takes 3 seconds).

Also, 7 takes 11 clicks to install.
 
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You are on OCN, and don't know how to install an OS on a computer... I don't even.
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lol I agree.
Windows 7 isn't leaving any time soon and windows 8 isn;t bad AFTER you put a start menu on it (takes 3 seconds).
Also, 7 takes 11 clicks to install.

Installing Windows 7 ends support which is end of discussion. I don't want my wife struggling through the crappy Metro interface. She spent about two seconds with it when I installed the Beta before she gave up and said she never wanted a computer with it installed. Get rid of that crap and I'd have no problems. I cannot get rid of that crap which means Microsoft forced a former Windows user to Apple.

End of the day, She Who Must Be Obeyed Must Be Obeyed.
Edited by Xyxox - 11/24/12 at 7:45pm
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Oh for god sake, How is learning OSX not learning a new OS? At least Win8 is still mostly like Win7; Mac OS is totally different. rolleyes.gif

And the whole idea behind Win8 is the synergy you are talking about. Same basic OS spread across a laptop, desktop, Win8 phone, and Win8 tablet...
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