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I honestly love Windows 8 performance so much.

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Originally Posted by BonzaiTree View Post

I really don't understand the hate for 8.

Yes, the MetroUI is horrid.

However, if you set it up properly, I really find it a slight upgrade from 7.
I have it boot straight to desktop and have a start button, along with a couple other mods and I really like it.

You could (very viably) argue that you should have to do any of that, but it really doesn't take long to fix.

I agree with you. I also was a W8 hater. I used it for 2 hours and couldnt find anything. Then i got my worklaptop with W8 and i really started to like it. Metro is bad but everything else is better/faster than W7.
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2020 isn't that far away and it doesn't look like MS is changing it's mind on the UI. It's either time for training or contingency planning. Training will get easier as employees buy Windows 8 for their home.


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2020 isn't that far away and it doesn't look like MS is changing it's mind on the UI. It's either time for training or contingency planning. Training will get easier as employees buy Windows 8 for their home.


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I really hope you are wrong on that one. I loath the Metro UI so much, not to mention the lack of a proper start button/menu. Yes you can make Win 8 tolerable, even good with a third party shell but its still not as cohesive as Win 7. I for one hope that the next windows has a more desktop oriented design.

Well if M$ is dead set on taking windows in the touch/tablet direction then there is always linux, though program support is still pretty slim.
    
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