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People are still carrying like a disease, I see. rolleyes.gif
 
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Another update/OS aimed at touch screens.

How about making a good desktop OS and making a good touch OS MS?
 
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post #13 of 235
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Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

Another update/OS aimed at touch screens.

How about making a good desktop OS and making a good touch OS MS?

beat me to it tongue.gif

I just wanted to say why not just make win 8 touch and regular win 8?! I would switch from win 7 right away.
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Unless they bring back boot-to-desktop and Start menu functionality, then I will continue to not give a rat's patoot about Windows 8.x.

But hey MS, thanks for that updated Paint app. Yeah, that's what got everybody all upset about Windows 8...how inferior Paint was to the prior versions. rolleyes.gif

Agreed, I gave Windows 8 a chance and grabbed 5 copies off my companies Technet account. After about 2 months of using it on my desktop and work laptop I noticed my productivity took a dive and went back to Win 7. There is really nothing that Windows 8 offers to make me want to go back to it, so now I have 5 unwanted copies of Win 8 sitting in a CD wallet at the bottom of my desk drawer for 3 months now.
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I didn't seem to be able to find any actual info in this article.
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There is far more to it than that.

Effectively having two UIs, neither of which is fully functional by itself, is silly.
you guys need to remember that Microsoft wants to unified both platform, desktop and mobile, I see it as a pretty good solution to it, while Keeping all of the desktop OS powerful features.
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you guys need to remember that Microsoft wants to unified both platform, desktop and mobile, I see it as a pretty good solution to it, while Keeping all of the desktop OS powerful features.

Keeping all the power desktop features.... like the start menu?
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Keeping all the power desktop features.... like the start menu?
Like the files explorer and options that you don't see in a mobile OS.
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Just use start8 or something.

Windows 8 has been the best, most stable and reliable OS the desktop computer has seen since XP service pack 1.
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Just use start8 or something.

Windows 8 has been the best, most stable and reliable OS the desktop computer has seen since XP service pack 1.

Did you even use windows 7?

In the time I've had it I have never blue screened once (Excluding CPU overclocking)
Nor have I needed to use a single restore point.
Windows 7 is the mike tyson of the OS world.
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