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$20 says it will just bring up the metro interface and Microsoft will be seen giving a public statement about how they have addressed all the complaints.

Very few people as far as I know care about having the button itself. It's the menu they want.

Yeah. I want a more desktop friendly UI. Or at least give the options between classic shell and metro rather than aggresively force the new trend to customers. I guess their little experiment failed on this. Anyway we will see what they will do about this. Untill then I will be on 7.
post #12 of 19
Well at least they are finally making changes with the intention of creating a better desktop experience. Whether they achieve it or not will be up for debate when it releases I guess.
    
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post #13 of 19
there is already a start button.......

Ms arent backtracking like people think which is only going to lead to even louder whining in the end
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Well I think if they can learn and improve on something that they sent out there as a huge test and gamble, this is great!
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post #15 of 19
I'm still hoping for Metro UI to be optional ! thumb.gifthumb.gif
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I believe that one source of the Win8 problem is that in attempting to prop up Windows Phone's miniscule market share (4% vs iOS' 43.5% and Android's 51.2%), MS is holding all their desktop users hostage in the process.

In the short term, they're probably hoping that people will buy a Windows phone (and other mobile products of theirs like Surface) after being familiar with the interface via Win8, but in this case familiarity is just breeding more contempt.

To support that supposition, look no further than what one of MS' execs said this week:
"...A computer operating system offers different experiences to different customers to meet different needs, while still moving the entire industry toward an exciting future of touch, mobility, and seamless, cross-device experiences."

Why would MS give their desktop customers what they want (a proper Start Menu and the ability to curtail Metro to the maximum extent possible) when it goes against their financial goals of selling more of their sub-par mobile products? They want us to move to their so-called "vision" of the future, customer backlash be damned.
Edited by svenge - 5/13/13 at 4:19am
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i want aero in order for fraps to work on windows8 desktop

also i want all my administrator privileges, format win8 is a pain, you have to disable uac, then disable uaa by cmd, then mod policies run all apps in admin approval mode - disabled, then..................a lot of annoying things more in order to gain control of your pc

menu, i don`t care, we have like 20 apps better than any of Microsoft for a start menu
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$20 says it will just bring up the metro interface and Microsoft will be seen giving a public statement about how they have addressed all the complaints.

Very few people as far as I know care about having the button itself. It's the menu they want.

This, oh God, this.

It reminds me of that cliche, where a genie grants you a wish, but in the worst possible way: A guy wishes "I want to be the richest man on earth!" so the genie causes a global economic depression and makes everyone else impoverished. "Wish granted!"

So, we're all wishing for a Start button, and we'll get our Start button. But that doesn't mean it'll actually work like one.
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