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I've seen 2 posts mentioning this already. Not sure if serious...

It said in article windows home screen which is only on windows 8. Therefore only WIN8 gets the upgrade. I was mainly joking. But I was completely serious on wanting Ultra Fast Boot.
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I've been using 8 for about a week now and I'm ok with it, something different plus I like new things to play with biggrin.gif
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post #83 of 91
ITT: Nothing pertaining to OP.

I used Metro and Start8, but the transition between MetroUI apps and my desktop annoyed me.
Know what I did? Spent $4.50 and bought Start8.

Don't like something? Change it. Can't change it? Change your attitude, or at least don't vent to everybody else.
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post #84 of 91
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Don't like something? Change it. Can't change it? Change your attitude, or at least don't vent to everybody else.

Something that can apply to both sides of the argument.
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Wonder if that means I can upgrade from WIn7to WIN 8.1 for free. All I want is Ultra Fast Boot.

Not free, but it will come very much discounted. I am hearing 40 dollars for an upgrade option. I am also hearing 29 for 3+ pack. But only rumors.
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hmm I hope there is a way to remove the start button/bar once you update to this version.
I dont want it back. I´m perfectly happy having a full screen start menu, makes it easier to see "all" programs in one go, insted of scrolling up and down a list.
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Free? Or Absolutely free?
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Yep. All of which are in Windows 8 threads, curiously. Even though I've never actually broken the TOS. There was a huge spread of pro Windows 8 posts being deleted a couple weeks back; so much so that even Windows 8 "haters" noticed it an even began to speak up. I've spoken up about it and received a fair amount of infractions, yes. Liking Windows 8 on OCN is against the unwritten section of the TOS.
you're probably gonna get an infraction for talking about your infractions tongue.gif
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Free? Or Absolutely free?
well you're obviously going to need to buy widows 8....
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Thank god, because Windows 8 really isn't what I expected it to be. I thought they went all in with Metro-style, but they ended up half-assing it and limited a lot of the customization. Hope this helps and makes me more inclined to reside in the Metro apps.
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It seems your biggest gripe is that people have the audacity to not believe that Win8's GUI changes were for the better.

Perhaps you should re-evaluate if posting on a technology forum is really for you...
What is the first thing you do when you turn on a Windows 7 PC? Boot to the desktop and then just stare at it? Well, maybe. But more likely you start a program, like a web browser or e-mail client or a game, etc...

If only there were a way to make tiles of such things on the start screen that you could simply press as soon as the computer turned on, and in the process of said program starting, also transition into the desktop environment.

Oh, wait.
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