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Does really no one consider the huge usefulness of the live tiles on the start screen? frown.gif

I'm keeping windows 8 even if I hadnt liked it just for the better performance with games.

Maybe i'm just used to my tablet though after using it so much tongue.gif although one can still be efficient with windows 8 if you use it right. I always though aiming to drag the windows around was pretty annoying. And it's not like I'm bad with a mouse. I play FPS games a lot...Hm maybe I should make a guide later...

I also saw someone mention the shortcuts. Damn, once I get those down everything will shoot across my desktop so easily.
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post #52 of 60
changes for me:

-annoying start menu, needs classic shell download
-annoying less admin privileges, needs cmd stuff, messing with policies, etc
-annoying no .net 3.5 needs another download or using cmd crap
-annoying file extension, needs more steps than every other windows
-no intel gma950 drivers found on 80% of netbooks, awesome, need windows update for this
-crap windows update with a 100% cpu use service


the only good:
-a lil faster
-new drivers for mobo stuff
-same ram use
-task manager looks nice
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post #53 of 60
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Originally Posted by pcguru000 View Post

so far the only benefit I saw was the boot times... and since my computer boots on average 2-3 times a year (its a server) ... and it only takes about 10 seconds to do so on windows 7...
Why does this matter?
Go watch a w8 commercial and tell me it doesn't look like a ipad commercial.
Jobbs faked his death and secretly took over MS to ruin them didn't he...



In order to be in the tech game you HAVE to keep up with the competition, it might simple to YOU but "Windows Store" was needed, fancier commercials ... needed.. A lot of things Microsoft has done is good simple because it keeps up / competes with Apple and who ever else.
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post #54 of 60
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Originally Posted by iEATu View Post

Does really no one consider the huge usefulness of the live tiles on the start screen? frown.gif
I'm keeping windows 8 even if I hadnt liked it just for the better performance with games.
Maybe i'm just used to my tablet though after using it so much tongue.gif although one can still be efficient with windows 8 if you use it right. I always though aiming to drag the windows around was pretty annoying. And it's not like I'm bad with a mouse. I play FPS games a lot...Hm maybe I should make a guide later...
I also saw someone mention the shortcuts. Damn, once I get those down everything will shoot across my desktop so easily.

I agree. Totally love the live tiles and the start screen...
post #55 of 60
Windows 8 without Metro could have been a nice upgrade.
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I have a copy of win 8 but havent installed it yet. I've still been trying to decied if I want to use it on my main rig or save it for my next build
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I can't stand the resolution lock, I like to run my HTPC at 720p (makes web browsing and the desktop easy on the eyes). And run XBMC at 1080p. Until I tried to use the store and it told me my res was too low. Lame.

Min reoslution is 1366x768 thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by iEATu View Post

Does really no one consider the huge usefulness of the live tiles on the start screen? frown.gif
I'm keeping windows 8 even if I hadnt liked it just for the better performance with games.
Maybe i'm just used to my tablet though after using it so much tongue.gif although one can still be efficient with windows 8 if you use it right. I always though aiming to drag the windows around was pretty annoying. And it's not like I'm bad with a mouse. I play FPS games a lot...Hm maybe I should make a guide later...
I also saw someone mention the shortcuts. Damn, once I get those down everything will shoot across my desktop so easily.

I agree. Totally love the live tiles and the start screen...
It makes me wonder if people even bothered to customize the Metro interface before saying it is junk.
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post #59 of 60
I'd bet you no would be the answer. Probably jumped on the Windows 8 hate train the moment they first saw the metro interface...
post #60 of 60
This is like the difference between Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 which took canonical and the Linux community 6 months to do.

I mean it only took Micro$oft 3 years to do it and the only sold hundreds of millions of copy's....
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