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okay good for you microsoft.

I'm still not upgrading. rolleyes.gif

Oh I'm sure they are so devastated by that...

I hope not.

I just find Linux more enjoyable. but that's just me thumb.gif
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Such negativity. When have options and choices ever been a bad thing?

The only reason I upgraded to Windows 8 is because I got it for 14.99. If that weren't the case, I wouldn't have because of the lack of start button. I use Start 8 and I'm fairly happy, though it still isn't as good as an integrated Start button.

It has nothing to do with learning curves, or resolutions of screens. When people are on a DESKTOP (or laptop, for that matter), they want a DESKTOP OS. Not one that was built for touchscreens.

It is damn near useless to most of us. It's not trolling, it's not crying. It's absolute truth that a majority of the people who want a Start Button have very valid reasons. My productivity is 10x greater with a start button, and not having to use a finicky options menu on the side of the screen. Single Windowed apps are useless for those of us who have multiple apps open and want to just ALT-TAB or click over to the next program.

^^^ This ^^^
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My friend recently bought a new laptop so he could get onto FB and chat with his family and stuff. He never touches it because he's never really used a computer before and being thrown into the deep end with 8 is to much for him. At least when he is using 7 he can gets things done. Just slowly hahaha.
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post #44 of 85
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Wait a minute, how many "levels" does it take to right click where the start button used to be and click CP?

That just goes to show that many people didn't care enough to try and get used to W8. It's really no less productive than any other form of windows.

I 'm happy they are adding these options though. The more modular something is the better it is for everyone.
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post #45 of 85
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That just goes to show that many people didn't care enough to try and get used to W8. It's really no less productive than any other form of windows.

I 'm happy they are adding these options though. The more modular something is the better it is for everyone.

Yep. I wish they'd bring back aero glass as well while they are adding options to Win8...
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^ Amen to Aero Glass. I can live without that, though.
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Yep. I wish they'd bring back aero glass as well while they are adding options to Win8...

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^ Amen to Aero Glass. I can live without that, though.


yeah I am fine without the start button being visible (HAH its still there)


I would love to have aero glass back that was just a nifty darned feature.


It still makes me shake my head that a button, or lack of SEEING THE BUTTON, could cause someone to hate an operating system. For a forum full of computer "experts" it almost makes me cry to think they couldn't get through that small of a learning curve.
 
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I personally prefer the sleek magnifying glass in Mac OS. Windows 8 still has a search function..


Edited by adamkatt - 4/20/13 at 1:21pm
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More like my productivity will improve to the point of how it was with Windows 7...

If I go back to the antiquated Start button, mine will decrease. The Start menu isn't nearly as informative or versatile as the Start screen unless you modify it with some third party program which defeats the purpose entirely.
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Now all the trolls are going to go from the "no start button" argument to "it took Microsoft months to put in a start button" argument. thumb.gif

It shouldn't have been removed in the first place.
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