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nice that they're fixing search, probably the only complaint i have about it.
 
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Wow a new search feature that can search the entire OS AND the web. Kinda like Linux Mint has had since 2011...
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I just love how apparently MS is supposed to make an OS that appeals only to IT admins. Then it would be perfect. rolleyes.gif
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But back on topic, I do agree that the search 'charm' does need some work. The implementation of the actual one was poorly done IMO. That was definitely much better in Win7, Start button, type the first letters of what you're looking for and there it is. I miss that frown.gif
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Okay, I usually never post in this kind of threads, because I happen to not dislike win8 and I always get my head bitten off for saying so. I do agree with most 'haters' when it gets to the metro UI and some other annoying features. The lack of start button doesn't bother me that much any more though, but that took a while.

But to your message, I must answer. The best upgrade that win8 brought to the table besides secure boot is undoubtedly the new backup system, called file history. Backup and restore doesn't exist any more, which you should be aware of as an IT engineer rolleyes.gif Win7 backup and restore was one of the worst implemented tool of the OS. It backed the files up in a proprietary extension, making them useless for anything else besides restoring. The backup drives (NAS, HDDs ....) couldn't be properly managed and don't get me started about restoring a single file to its previous save which was as random as rolling dices. I always used third party backup softwares with win7 and I most certainly never felt that need with win8. Server 2012 comes with the same backup system and it is just excellent. Of course, you gotta know how to set it up. But once it's done, it runs on its own when the PC is idled. No need to schedule your backup that caused all of the HDDs resources being used for hours. If you want to restore your files, you can choose amongst different version of the file and not a list of dates, and the backup medium space management is so simple, a monkey could configure it.

I agree with most 'complainer' out there regarding everything else, except the lack of start button that doesn't really bother me but let's not criticize what MS did right for once.

I'm already aware of it and how bad it is. It really makes things difficult by creating images in the vhdx format instead of vhd, luckily I have a 2012 Hyper-V server to convert this Win8 image to a vhd otherwise my client would be waiting even longer since lenovo screwed up their audio drivers for windows 7 64 bit and I have to replace this Win8 image on here that is a vhdx, but the Win8 installation disc doesn't recognize vhdx for system restore to images because it's not patched yet; big uber fail on Microsoft's part, if I did not have a 2012 Hyper-V server sitting behind me, I'd be screwed and would have lost the entire Windows 8 image I made. Trust me... I'm fully aware of Windows 8's flaws.

This is why I use clonezilla, but my boss told me to use the integrated feature, so like a good employee I was obedient, but it has really cost the customer. Next time I'm just using clonezilla, it's never failed me.

So if you think the new backup system is great, you're insane. It's caused me 4 hours of unnecessary work today already. Converting vhdx to vhd just so I can install the image on the carbon x1.
Edited by Atomagenesis - 4/4/13 at 11:40am
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Windows 7 is still the best. Just pure and simple windows, with some customization built in.
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Windows 7 is great. Windows 8 is more fun in my opinion.
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Windows 7 is still the best. Just pure and simple windows, with some customization built in.
No, my opinion is the correct opinion.

Please adjust your opinion accordingly.
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I'm already aware of it and how bad it is. It really makes things difficult by creating images in the vhdx format instead of vhd, luckily I have a 2012 Hyper-V server to convert this Win8 image to a vhd otherwise my client would be waiting even longer since lenovo screwed up their audio drivers for windows 7 64 bit and I have to replace this Win8 image on here that is a vhdx, but the Win8 installation disc doesn't recognize vhdx for system restore to images because it's not patched yet; big uber fail on Microsoft's part, if I did not have a 2012 Hyper-V server sitting behind me, I'd be screwed and would have lost the entire Windows 8 image I made. Trust me... I'm fully aware of Windows 8's flaws.

This is why I use clonezilla, but my boss told me to use the integrated feature, so like a good employee I was obedient, but it has really cost the customer. Next time I'm just using clonezilla, it's never failed me.

So if you think the new backup system is great, you're insane. It's caused me 4 hours of unnecessary work today already. Converting vhdx to vhd just so I can install the image on the carbon x1.

That's not what you were talking about in your first post, or I read it wrong in which case I apologize. We are talking about two different features, I go on about the data backup, aka file history, and you're talking about a system image, which is in file recovery (weird, I know). Btw, using a built-in feature for the latter is just dumb. But just in case, if you need some help, which you should as you can't even restore a PC properly, go here http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/9064-system-image-recovery-restore-image-computer-windows-8-a.html

And you can keep your 'insane' comment to yourself, simili 'engineer'. 4 hours of work, seriously rolleyes.gif Gotta go back to school buddy or learn how to use google. Keep your personal attacks to yourself. Win8 does the job just fine with vhdx to restore your system. I tested it myself on my HTPC for the heck of it. Only because you can't use a feature properly doesn't make it bad, it just makes you a lousy 'IT pro' ..

Shouldn't have posted, there are too many know-it-all around. And strangely they always end up being Phd's or engineers lol

Edit: oh and FYI, hyper-V is a virtualization utility that comes with win8 and server 2012 or can be downloaded as a stand-alone product for free and not an OS, so it can't exactly be sitting behind you .... Engineer, right rolleyes.gif
Edited by yannickhk - 4/4/13 at 7:29pm
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Shouldn't have posted, there are too many know-it-all around. And strangely they always end up being Phd's or engineers lol

Lol, its kinda like how every review on NE is written by a supposed IT pro with a 5-star tech level!
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