Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Rumors and Unconfirmed Articles › [SFGate] More Details Leak About Microsoft's Next Operating System: Windows Blue (MSFT)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[SFGate] More Details Leak About Microsoft's Next Operating System: Windows Blue (MSFT) - Page 7

post #61 of 200
Hopefully in Blue they will re-add a proper Wireless Profile manager.

That is my biggest gripe about Windows 8.
Behemoth
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 MSI 580GTX Lightning Extreme Patriot Viper II Sector 7 1600MHz 2GB x 6 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Patriot Inferno 120GB & WD Black 1TB x 3 (RAID 5) Plextor 24X DVD SATA writer Danger Den Monsoon R2 with 5.5GPM D5 pump Windows 7 Ult. x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2711 27" Ultrasharp Microsoft Sidewinder x6 Corsair HX1000W Cooler Master Advanced 932 
MouseMouse Pad
Microsoft Sidewinder x8 SteelSeries NP+ 
  hide details  
Reply
Behemoth
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 MSI 580GTX Lightning Extreme Patriot Viper II Sector 7 1600MHz 2GB x 6 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Patriot Inferno 120GB & WD Black 1TB x 3 (RAID 5) Plextor 24X DVD SATA writer Danger Den Monsoon R2 with 5.5GPM D5 pump Windows 7 Ult. x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2711 27" Ultrasharp Microsoft Sidewinder x6 Corsair HX1000W Cooler Master Advanced 932 
MouseMouse Pad
Microsoft Sidewinder x8 SteelSeries NP+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #62 of 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maximillian-E View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

Nobody is forcing you to use it. That's the beauty of it. If you hate it that bad, stick with Windows 7. It appears you've already done that, and without some full time use of the OS you claim to hate, I really can only take your opinion on it for an extremely small grain of salt.
Can't let you do that starfox...
New laptops dont run windows 7 do they? No they run windows 8, technically forcing you to use windows 8 unless you stop down to linux, or are fortunate enough to have an extra install of 7, or have a MAK.
As for metro, I absolutely hate it. If it had the option to disable without third party tools, or at least had an option for a "Classic" start menu, it would be a much stronger OS.
The fact that there is a "slide to unlock" screen in the way of the actual password screen. It has plenty of issues that cause many users to get a rage induced boner talking about windows 8, but I found a great solution, swap the explorer.exe file with the windows seven variant.
Bam!

After doing this I love windows 8 much more.

Hmmm, that is interesting, does replacing explorer.exe also disable hot corners and bypasses the Start screen ?

Even if it doesn't, that is a pretty simple way of doing things. I bet t hat is what StartIsBack is doing (although I don't know how legal that would be if it is true), along with the other options above.
 
Metro 2033 review
Metro 2033
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-3820 Asus Sabertooth X79 MSI GTX 750 Ti TF Gaming 16 GB Corsair DDR3 1866 Mhz Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung SSD 830 128GB + WD Caviar Black 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD-RW Corsair A70 + Noiseblocker M12-P Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ RL2455HM Cooler Master Octane Corsair AX750 Professional Modular 80 Plus Gold Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus 
Mouse
Cooler Master Octane 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Metro 2033 review
Metro 2033
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-3820 Asus Sabertooth X79 MSI GTX 750 Ti TF Gaming 16 GB Corsair DDR3 1866 Mhz Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung SSD 830 128GB + WD Caviar Black 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD-RW Corsair A70 + Noiseblocker M12-P Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ RL2455HM Cooler Master Octane Corsair AX750 Professional Modular 80 Plus Gold Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus 
Mouse
Cooler Master Octane 
  hide details  
Reply
post #63 of 200
So nobody has anything for me then?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2670 @ 2.8Ghz m4600 m5100 @ 1100c/1500m 16GB DDR3 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
c300 128GB SSD 2TB FireCuda 7mm 2TB Firecuda 7mm 1TB 5400rpm 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
750GB 5400rpm Windows 10 x64  1920x1080 @90hz 150w 
Mouse
Corsair M40 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2670 @ 2.8Ghz m4600 m5100 @ 1100c/1500m 16GB DDR3 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
c300 128GB SSD 2TB FireCuda 7mm 2TB Firecuda 7mm 1TB 5400rpm 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
750GB 5400rpm Windows 10 x64  1920x1080 @90hz 150w 
Mouse
Corsair M40 
  hide details  
Reply
post #64 of 200
Yeah it gets rid of almost all traces of Metro.
There is a tool that does this automatically all you need is the windows seven onstall disk to pull the 7 version of explorer.
post #65 of 200
Ugh, I give up. Just more people complaining about people who are complaining. its like feeding the troll, just ask constructive questions

I am still interested in my previous question though
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2670 @ 2.8Ghz m4600 m5100 @ 1100c/1500m 16GB DDR3 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
c300 128GB SSD 2TB FireCuda 7mm 2TB Firecuda 7mm 1TB 5400rpm 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
750GB 5400rpm Windows 10 x64  1920x1080 @90hz 150w 
Mouse
Corsair M40 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2670 @ 2.8Ghz m4600 m5100 @ 1100c/1500m 16GB DDR3 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
c300 128GB SSD 2TB FireCuda 7mm 2TB Firecuda 7mm 1TB 5400rpm 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
750GB 5400rpm Windows 10 x64  1920x1080 @90hz 150w 
Mouse
Corsair M40 
  hide details  
Reply
post #66 of 200
Yes, making things more difficult than they were and people not liking that is surely an example of baby duck syndrome.... I tried Windows 8. The best thing I can say about it is its faster, IE: Booting. But when you want to do something. Its slower, because of the extra clicks and what not it takes to get what you want to get done. Everything else is a step back and an annoyance.

The whole of Metro looks like it was designed for a tablet, and that said it doesn't belong in MY desktop/laptop.


Also for the thread, if Microsoft adds an option to bring back the start menu without going to a third party then Windows Blue is looking good.
Edited by Traphix - 2/25/13 at 12:45pm
Ryzen
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen R7 1700 Asrock X370 Fatality Gaming k4 MSI Armor OC GTX 1060 3GB EVGA 2x8GB 3000mhz Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 500GB NVME Crucial M500 240GB Corsair H100i v2 Windows 10 Professional 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Dell S2716DGR 144hz 1440p 27" Korean IPS 1440p 27" Logitech G710+ 500w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 460x Razer Naga 2013 Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
Ryzen
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen R7 1700 Asrock X370 Fatality Gaming k4 MSI Armor OC GTX 1060 3GB EVGA 2x8GB 3000mhz Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 500GB NVME Crucial M500 240GB Corsair H100i v2 Windows 10 Professional 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Dell S2716DGR 144hz 1440p 27" Korean IPS 1440p 27" Logitech G710+ 500w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 460x Razer Naga 2013 Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #67 of 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

How is it more difficult?

It works just like the start menu, functions the same at it's core, it's just full screen. How is this "more difficult"? Perhaps computers aren't your thing if this is "difficult".
Perhaps you're a tushvent..
I've used computers for many years. Also, maybe you should find the countless sources online for why its more difficult. How hard is it for you to comprehend that Metro isn't as good as the Start Menu. doh.giflachen.gif

Sad that you can't comprehend that it takes 1-2 more clicks than it used to, to do something.sad-smiley-002.gif
Ryzen
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen R7 1700 Asrock X370 Fatality Gaming k4 MSI Armor OC GTX 1060 3GB EVGA 2x8GB 3000mhz Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 500GB NVME Crucial M500 240GB Corsair H100i v2 Windows 10 Professional 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Dell S2716DGR 144hz 1440p 27" Korean IPS 1440p 27" Logitech G710+ 500w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 460x Razer Naga 2013 Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
Ryzen
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen R7 1700 Asrock X370 Fatality Gaming k4 MSI Armor OC GTX 1060 3GB EVGA 2x8GB 3000mhz Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 500GB NVME Crucial M500 240GB Corsair H100i v2 Windows 10 Professional 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Dell S2716DGR 144hz 1440p 27" Korean IPS 1440p 27" Logitech G710+ 500w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 460x Razer Naga 2013 Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #68 of 200
i learned on windows 95..i currently use elementry os and windows 7
please tell me again how everyone that dislikes windows 8 is a "baby duck"
(oh and in case your daft...elementary os is about the farthest thing from 95 you can get)
Flagship II
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd phenom II x6 1090t asus m4a89td pro/usb3 powercolor 7950 boost state edition 16gb wintec ampo 1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
mushkin enhanced chronos samsung spinpoint 1tb sony usb dvd drive 1x xspc 360 rad  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x xspc 140 rad phobia 260 xspc single bay res xspc rasa cpu block 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
windows 7 pro Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
azio levetron mech 5 ocz extreme fatal1ty 1000 w 80plus gold coolermaster haf 932 w/ amd edition side window Logitec g500 
Audio
sony av reciever with 2 sony floorstandign mode... 
  hide details  
Reply
Flagship II
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd phenom II x6 1090t asus m4a89td pro/usb3 powercolor 7950 boost state edition 16gb wintec ampo 1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
mushkin enhanced chronos samsung spinpoint 1tb sony usb dvd drive 1x xspc 360 rad  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x xspc 140 rad phobia 260 xspc single bay res xspc rasa cpu block 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
windows 7 pro Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
azio levetron mech 5 ocz extreme fatal1ty 1000 w 80plus gold coolermaster haf 932 w/ amd edition side window Logitec g500 
Audio
sony av reciever with 2 sony floorstandign mode... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #69 of 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Traphix View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

How is it more difficult?

It works just like the start menu, functions the same at it's core, it's just full screen. How is this "more difficult"? Perhaps computers aren't your thing if this is "difficult".
Perhaps you're a tushvent..
I've used computers for many years. Also, maybe you should find the countless sources online for why its more difficult. How hard is it for you to comprehend that Metro isn't as good as the Start Menu. doh.giflachen.gif

Sad that you can't comprehend that it takes 1-2 more clicks than it used to, to do something.sad-smiley-002.gif
also great is when im researching and want to take notes..so i hit the windows key to bring up notepad real quick..except it freaking blows away my entire frame of mind and flashes this daft fullscreen version of start and totally throws off my groove...
any other DESKTOP os..:
hit start key..small menu pops up....select notepad...no interference with what im doing....
Flagship II
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd phenom II x6 1090t asus m4a89td pro/usb3 powercolor 7950 boost state edition 16gb wintec ampo 1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
mushkin enhanced chronos samsung spinpoint 1tb sony usb dvd drive 1x xspc 360 rad  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x xspc 140 rad phobia 260 xspc single bay res xspc rasa cpu block 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
windows 7 pro Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
azio levetron mech 5 ocz extreme fatal1ty 1000 w 80plus gold coolermaster haf 932 w/ amd edition side window Logitec g500 
Audio
sony av reciever with 2 sony floorstandign mode... 
  hide details  
Reply
Flagship II
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd phenom II x6 1090t asus m4a89td pro/usb3 powercolor 7950 boost state edition 16gb wintec ampo 1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
mushkin enhanced chronos samsung spinpoint 1tb sony usb dvd drive 1x xspc 360 rad  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x xspc 140 rad phobia 260 xspc single bay res xspc rasa cpu block 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
windows 7 pro Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' Acer G235HAbd 23'' 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
azio levetron mech 5 ocz extreme fatal1ty 1000 w 80plus gold coolermaster haf 932 w/ amd edition side window Logitec g500 
Audio
sony av reciever with 2 sony floorstandign mode... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #70 of 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Traphix View Post

Yes, making things more difficult than they were and people not liking that is surely an example of baby duck syndrome.... I tried Windows 8. The best thing I can say about it is its faster, IE: Booting. But when you want to do something. Its slower, because of the extra clicks and what not it takes to get what you want to get done. Everything else is a step back and an annoyance.

The whole of Metro looks like it was designed for a tablet, and that said it doesn't belong in MY desktop/laptop.


Also for the thread, if Microsoft adds an option to bring back the start menu without going to a third party then Windows Blue is looking good.

LOL! You intended to counter the baby duck syndrom, but instead reinforced it! That is funny stuff right there!
Home PC
(12 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 - 4770k MSI Z87 Mpower Max AMD R9 290x G.Skill Trident X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer NZXT Kraken x60 
MonitorPower
Asus PB278Q 27.0" Monitor Rosewill Capstone 750 modular 
  hide details  
Reply
Home PC
(12 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 - 4770k MSI Z87 Mpower Max AMD R9 290x G.Skill Trident X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer NZXT Kraken x60 
MonitorPower
Asus PB278Q 27.0" Monitor Rosewill Capstone 750 modular 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Rumors and Unconfirmed Articles
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Rumors and Unconfirmed Articles › [SFGate] More Details Leak About Microsoft's Next Operating System: Windows Blue (MSFT)