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Originally Posted by biltong View Post

So people want Windows 8, but with a start menu and boot to desktop. Let's ignore the fact that both can be pretty easily accomplished with a google or two, but once that's done why do you want Windows 8 when it's so much like Windows 7 anyway? It's like the iPhone 4 and 4s. Ooooh they added an s to the name, it's new, buy it! (yes I know they upped the hardware a bit too but you get my drift).

If you don't like Windows 8, stop whining and don't use it. It's not like anybody's forcing you.

/rant

I'd like it if my touchscreen on my laptop got better support, but it's probably the hardware that's limiting more than anything.

We'll have another coffee klatch when Dx12 is W8+ only. Or similar exclusives. I'm just throwing some suggestions out there.
Edited by MoGTy - 3/25/13 at 9:19am
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I wish all the win8 defenders would stop using the start8 argument.
Would you buy a car and have to buy the wheels seperately? no.
So why should we have to buy some half-arsed clusterfudge of an OS and then spend even more money trying to fix it when there is a perfectly suitable alternative called windows 7.

/Nerd rage

If the wheels cost $5 and installed in 3 minutes, yes.
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post #93 of 235
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If the wheels cost $5 and installed in 3 minutes, yes.

Scale the price up.
Start 8 is £5. That is 5% the price of windows 8 (£99)
Say a new car is £40,000, then you'd pay an extra 5% just to get it working.
So to get it to work would be almost £2000.
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post #94 of 235
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post

Scale the price up.
Start 8 is £5. That is 5% the price of windows 8 (£99)
Say a new car is £40,000, then you'd pay an extra 5% just to get it working.
So to get it to work would be almost £2000.

Scaling the analogy isn't relevant. We're talking about $5 no matter how you want to try to square it, this for something that will receive hundreds of hours of use. Cost-to-benefit would be most relevant. I shouldn't need to explain that one.

edit

Something to further show the flaw in your analogy; I bought Win8 for $15. That means I paid a 33% premium for an additional program.

zomg! That's like £13,300 rims on a £40,000 car! No way!
Edited by Kaldari - 3/25/13 at 10:01am
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post #95 of 235
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I wish all the win8 defenders would stop using the start8 argument.
Would you buy a car and have to buy the wheels seperately? no.
So why should we have to buy some half-arsed clusterfudge of an OS and then spend even more money trying to fix it when there is a perfectly suitable alternative called windows 7.

/Nerd rage

Or you could just stick with the rock solid Windows 7 and be happy with it like you are and leave the people that want to try something new (and like it) alone.

Really. Nobody said you have to buy it.
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Originally Posted by biltong View Post

Or you could just stick with the rock solid Windows 7 and be happy with it like you are and leave the people that want to try something new (and like it) alone.

Really. Nobody said you have to buy it.

See below, or above if you want to read the original.
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We'll have another coffee klatch when Dx12 is W8+ only. Or similar exclusives. I'm just throwing some suggestions out there.

Edited by Sir Amik Vase - 3/25/13 at 10:26am
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Thread cleaned.

Guys, please stay on-topic and refrain from bashing or ridiculing others for their opinions, etc.

Thanks!
    
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lol what is so hard about pressing a key?

It's not about whats Hard- its about what's limp- that being Windows 8. :>
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Windows 8 like an OS from PC builders. Includes bunch of crapware/bloatware that you don't need. You simply uninstall them...
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I apologize to those who were offended by my post earlier. Sorry for being rude/disrespectful and sorry that you have had such a lousy time with windows 8.

In best regards,

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