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Start button != Start menu. Therefore no "giving in".
wait a minute, are you serious? is this what the start button does? just goes back to the ... no... ...why... WHY?
post #62 of 198
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Still not interested in a tablet OS on my desktop.

Give me a choice of metro for my touch ultrabook and the classic UI for my proper rig and I'll buy a bunch of copies. Until then I will avoid the OS and advise other gamers to do so as well.
Precisely, it makes me wonder what M$ was smoking when they tried to force a tablet OS on desktop/non-touch users. Then they wonder why it didn't go over so well -.-
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Start button != Start menu. Therefore no "giving in".

MS needs to save something for the 8.2 release in a few months... smile.gif
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Still not interested in a tablet OS on my desktop.

Give me a choice of metro for my touch ultrabook and the classic UI for my proper rig and I'll buy a bunch of copies. Until then I will avoid the OS and advise other gamers to do so as well.

I would have hoped you of all people wouldn't be regurgitating the same tired lines. The only differences are instead of tiny bars where you have to go through layers to navigate the start menu on the left hand of the screen its replaced by a large screen where you can house pretty much every shortcut you could need. It is quicker for me to get to start menu shortcuts in windows 8(Not that I need them with task bar shortcuts and quick searches), all the added keyboard shortcuts have made me far more efficient at browsing the OS as well, plus the added shortcut bar by right clicking the bottom left of your screen is far more handy than anything the start menu in 7 offered.
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Start button != Start menu. Therefore no "giving in".

exactly this, amazing that they would even concede the button without the menu, planet m$ must be a nice place...
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Personally hope actual button is an option. Taskbar is SO much cleaner without it, since you can just click the corner of the screen anyway.

Yeah I hope so too since I usually have my taskbar to the right side, which usually give a little less space for icons than if I had it top or bot.
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If you actually read it, they're not removing the Metro layer.
I didn't say anything about them removing it, if you actually read it.
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Still not interested in a tablet OS on my desktop.

Give me a choice of metro for my touch ultrabook and the classic UI for my proper rig and I'll buy a bunch of copies. Until then I will avoid the OS and advise other gamers to do so as well.

OR, instead of being on a crusade to force your opinion on people, you can, as an alternative, let people make up their own damn mind.

Just sayin'
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Another Microsoft fail. It takes you to the metro screen, pointless. If you want a real start button then buy start8, installed on several client computers and no complaints. Still not buying windows 8 though.
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Still not interested in a tablet OS on my desktop.

Give me a choice of metro for my touch ultrabook and the classic UI for my proper rig and I'll buy a bunch of copies. Until then I will avoid the OS and advise other gamers to do so as well.

That choice exists already.

Whether you choose to take advantage of the choices is up to you.

You can have your classic UI if you want it, for free or not.
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