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I hope Microsoft releases this soon, even though I can't justify spending ~$100 to go from 7 to 8.1.
Windows 9 is due in a couple of years anyway, so I could upgrade then.
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so when is this update coming. And as long as I can still use the metro start I'm happy. I'm one of the few that likes metro start
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Originally Posted by f0rteOC View Post

I hope Microsoft releases this soon, even though I can't justify spending ~$100 to go from 7 to 8.1.
Windows 9 is due in a couple of years anyway, so I could upgrade then.

I have a feeling MS will push this out waaaaaay sooner than a couple years from now. Their dragging a dead leg with Windows 8. I'm thinking within 6 months, don't care what they say. Just guessing of course but I really think it's coming sooner rather than later.

EDIT: wait. Is this NOT Windows 9??? I didn't read the source. oops. w/e
Edited by mrawesome421 - 4/2/14 at 2:14pm
 
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For this reason I might reconsider getting a touch-hybrid laptop.
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Microsoft: ability to COMPLETELY remove metro. Nothing else will do. How hard is it to understand?
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Microsoft: ability to COMPLETELY remove metro. Nothing else will do. How hard is it to understand?

As long as XBL and Windows Phones use tiles, you can bet your bottom dollar that metro will be incorporated into the desktop OS. They want those three products to look and feel similar across the board.

It is unfortunate.
 
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Microsoft: ability to COMPLETELY remove metro. Nothing else will do. How hard is it to understand?

Well, it's pretty safe to assume metro will be a part of Windows in some capacity for the foreseeable future. This is a good compromise as shown by the now majority saying "Hey, now this I can deal with".
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Then you guys can rot with Windows 7.

It's not that hard to use the tiles. And this seems perfect for all you GIMME CLASSIC or nothing ppl.
Edited by edo101 - 4/2/14 at 2:30pm
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Getting close Microsoft... just a little closer...
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april foolsss
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