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post #11 of 47
While I like most of the UI changes they are proposing, I don't think MS needs to go as far as to make a separate version for non-touchscreen enabled Desktops. There's no reason MS couldn't offer like 3 different UI 'profiles' in Win8 and then allow users to further tweak the specifics if they want.
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Why don't you guys just use Windows 7?
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this is a terrible article
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post #14 of 47
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Sorry, I just don't see any flaws with W8 that didn't exist in prior versions of Windows, mainly at the OS/Services level.
I will only point out BSODs and listing hidden non-PnP devices in devmgmt and then stop both you and I there.

However, this is an interesting thing but sadly not addressing much of the issues that really bother me.
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this is a terrible article
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Why don't you guys just use Windows 7?

That would be too easy.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 6/5/13 at 1:24am
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post #16 of 47
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Article boils down to "Microsoft should buy stardock and put it in a service pack". I think if (or should I say when) the start menu option is returned to windows, that's all we really need. Nothing else they suggested is very important IMO.
If it also disabled Metro I would be fine with it. No need to have something I will never use hog system resources.
post #17 of 47
I'd buy a copy of Windows Red Pro. I'm avoiding W8 like the plague tho I'm forced to use it at work because W8 was preinstalled on the Dell I'm working on.
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post #18 of 47
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this is a terrible article

How come there isn't a way to " - rep " a post, why do we just get to " + rep " ?

Either way, + 1 for would buy Win 8 Red. Cmon, Microsoft, seriously, listen to the customers instead of the fool at the helm...
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post #19 of 47
A dual boot version of the OS for hybrids is a terrible idea.

In fact, multiple versions is a terrible idea to begin with. If anything, there should just be an option to enable the old start menu, just to make people shut up.

This was obviously proposed by somebody who has an unwarranted hatred for anything metro. In Windows 8.1, the start screen can LITERALLY have the EXACT same functionality of the old start menu. Is the small size really that important?
    
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I like most of the ideas. One can only hope MS is looking at this as well. The biggest problem is that they are forcing a single ui for completely different devices with totally different interaction methods.

I would buy windows red.

Yea. Windows Red seems to be a lot better than the current windows 8.
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