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Why does everyone complain about windows 8? Just buy windows 7 and stop whining. Geese. Win8 is better for touchscreen, win7 is better for desktop. Everyone knows that. ITs your fault for buying win8.
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post #42 of 235
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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.

Send me one biggrin.gif?
post #43 of 235
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Why does everyone complain about windows 8? Just buy windows 7 and stop whining. Geese. Win8 is better for touchscreen, win7 is better for desktop. Everyone knows that. ITs your fault for buying win8.

Nope, win 8 is better for both.

See how I stated my opinion as fact, just like you
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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
You can boot to desktop. Just follow this guide > http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/make-windows-8-boot-straight-to-the-desktop/6976
I did it, only took like 3 minutes tops.
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post #45 of 235
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Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post

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
You can boot to desktop. Just follow this guide > http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/make-windows-8-boot-straight-to-the-desktop/6976
I did it, only took like 3 minutes tops.

That and/or Start8 or any of the others and done. What other complaints are there with 8 besides metro and not booting to desktop? I am really asking, those two have been addressed with a 3rd party program, what are the next complaints?
post #46 of 235
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Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post

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

Seriously, this is getting old. If you hate it so much, why do you keep discussing it? You remind me of the children on The Walking Dead forums over at IMDB. Hate it, yet can't stop discussing it.
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I agree Windows 8 sucks I wouldn't use it if they paid me!
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I agree Windows 8 sucks I wouldn't use it if they paid me!

If they paid me to use it that changes everything. lachen.gif
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If they paid me to use it that changes everything. lachen.gif

rofl! I think that is true for anyone (even if they won't admit it!)
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Why does everyone complain about windows 8? Just buy windows 7 and stop whining. Geese. Win8 is better for touchscreen, win7 is better for desktop. Everyone knows that. ITs your fault for buying win8.

I complain and have problem with Windows 8 because this is an indication of where Microsoft is headed and it's very worrying. I feel Microsoft has taken huge steps backwards since Bill left. Windows 8 is just the beginning, a transition from the open OS WIndows always has been to a closed proprietary one like iOS. Microsoft has betrayed its desktop users to jump on the mobile(touch) bandwagon. Windows(blue) is just further confirmation of this considering they added none of the things that desktop users have been asking for. Some people call it whining but I call it giving a crap.
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