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I don't like it.
Only the presence of start button isn't enough, desktop users need something like classic or semi-classic start menu.
all desktop users =/= you. Not all desktop users need a start menu.
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I don't like it.
Only the presence of start button isn't enough, desktop users need something like classic or semi-classic start menu.

Why can't an improved Start Screen work just as well? Sure, there are limitations and missing features with the current Start Screen, but Microsoft is showing that they are listening to legitimate criticisms and working to improve it.
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Why can't an improved Start Screen work just as well? Sure, there are limitations and missing features with the current Start Screen, but Microsoft is showing that they are listening to legitimate criticisms and working to improve it.

Give me the modern start menu in a chime bar when clicking on start button or something that pops up into the desktop area that resembles metro in the area that the start menu currently takes up and I would be fine. until then I'm still using start8 even on windows 8.1

I just hate having to jump to a different screen
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post #114 of 160
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Give me the modern start menu in a chime bar when clicking on start button or something that pops up into the desktop area that resembles metro in the area that the start menu currently takes up and I would be fine. until then I'm still using start8 even on windows 8.1

I just hate having to jump to a different screen
what scenario is this? Multi-monitor management? I would recommend a utility like active windows manager to manage your desktops than wait gor microsoft to do it. Ms is has bigger problems to take care of with bugs. You can always find a 3rd party utility that does a better job than ms does. Awm does a great job with 7. And works with 8 too.


I have it setup to duplicate my taskbar on all monitors.
    
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what scenario is this? Multi-monitor management? I would recommend a utility like active windows manager to manage your desktops than wait gor microsoft to do it. Ms is has bigger problems to take care of with bugs. You can always find a 3rd party utility that does a better job than ms does. Awm does a great job with 7. And works with 8 too.


I have it setup to duplicate my taskbar on all monitors.

Well for that I was talking about my laptop with only a single screen.

On my desktop opening metro on the other screen is easy and simple. I have no problem with that. Though I still use start8 on my desktop as I like to use that start menu more.

Windows 8 has native multi monitor taskbar support. I have used Display Fusion when on windows 7, it is alright but I hate how it forces itself on top of things. Not as good as natively built into the OS IMO.
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99% of the people on this forum do not think like the average computer user because if you're on this forum you're not the average user. That is why people here will never understand how the average PC user in the office or clinic feels about Windows 8. Just like how someone who's had both their parents with them for their entire lives will never understand how someone with divorced parents or orphan feels.

Waking up to Windows 8 is like waking up one day and finding everything in your kitchen has been rearranged, the area where you normally reach for the fork has become the spoon. At first you think you can adjust but after awhile it drives you mad.

Imagine if your car's gas and brake pedal switched sides one day, something you where used to for decades suddenly changed and not because of practicality, refinement or efficiency but just for the hell of it because some idiots at a billion dollar company has a flawless track record of messing stuff up.

Having this discussion is moot, because no one here will ever understand.
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99% of the people on this forum do not think like the average computer user because if you're on this forum you're not the average user. That is why people here will never understand how the average PC user in the office or clinic feels about Windows 8. Just like how someone who's had both their parents with them for their entire lives will never understand how someone with divorced parents or orphan feels.

Waking up to Windows 8 is like waking up one day and finding everything in your kitchen has been rearranged, the area where you normally reach for the fork has become the spoon. At first you think you can adjust but after awhile it drives you mad.

Imagine if your car's gas and brake pedal switched sides one day, something you where used to for decades suddenly changed and not because of practicality, refinement or efficiency but just for the hell of it because some idiots at a billion dollar company has a flawless track record of messing stuff up.

Having this discussion is moot, because no one here will ever understand.
Have you heard of this thing called family? All people have one...
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Have you heard of this thing called family? All people have one...

What does family have to do with Windows 8? rolleyes.gif
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What does family have to do with Windows 8? rolleyes.gif

I've installed Windows 8 for my family, who are completely tech illiterate. Show them around the interface for less than 5 minutes, they have absolutely no problems using it. They don't care whether they're using XP, Vista, 7, or 8, as long as it works (I have computers with all those systems still in use at my home).
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Have you heard of this thing called family? All people have one...

What does family have to do with Windows 8? rolleyes.gif
Family can be techdumb too... you can get a feeling of how they feel.
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