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I ask a simple question, you reply with some comical nonsense with pasting user and pass in one box then having to copy that again? Then proceed to act like what you said was correct? What are you at some rehab program.

You asked a question of a scenario I never came across, which i clearly stated. In fact, I stated that not only did I not come across a problem but neither did many other people all using a VPN on Win8. I figured at the point you were doing something wrong so I suggested you to manually type it in a save it but you said that was too difficult. So in order to cater to your needs of only copying/pasting I suggested a way only utilizing the commands you wanted to use. If you find the solution laughable then you should look at yourself as it was catered to your priorities.

Also, your attempts to predict my personal life are getting very sad. So far in your mind I'm some gaming teenager and now I'm also a recovering drug addict. As sad as it is that you need to continue to lash out so personally over such a trivial computer problem, it is not nearly as sad as your fantasy scenario being true and that drug addicted gamer teenager is more apt at signing into a VPN then you.

You still have yet to disprove anything in my original post.
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I wouldn't install W8 even if it was free. I'm not okay with software makers putting in backdoors for other entities to look around in my PC.
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I wouldn't install W8 even if it was free. I'm not okay with software makers putting in backdoors for other entities to look around in my PC.

If it has backdoors for intelligence agencies, I can't imagine it having a different amount than the other Windows versions.

According to your signature you are still using Windows? If you want to try to see if you can live with some Linux distribution, new users generally seem happy with Linux Mint (and its Cinnamon desktop version). It has everything you need for normal PC use and everything typically works good enough to not feel unhappy with it. The only problem is Windows games. tongue.gif
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What exactly is so terrible about live tiles? Are static links really that near and dear to your heart?

Actually, yes. They take up far less screen real estate, for starters.
     
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thank god they are including this, I for one hate metro UI, there is a minority who liked it it would of have been better if they just made it optional or allowed to you choose which style you like between metro or something like classic shell when you install windows ( this way you win either way ) and no one is un happy.
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I still think windows 8 is a great OS, just not the metro UI. The core improvements, speed improvements and the like are nice. If windows 8 comes out in the next year they better have a cheap upgrade option...I'll be damned if I am going to pay 100-200$ for a new OS just so I can get start menu and rid of metro.
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Is this coming in the new update that's being released?
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Is this coming in the new update that's being released?

No. This is a screenshot about what they are experimenting on internally.
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Hurrahhh! All is right with the world!!
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This to me is the perfect mix of desktop windows and the modern ui/applications.

    Yeah, that's not bad at all.  A whole lot of people wouldn't have had much to hate about Windows 8 if Microsoft went in that direction with Windows 8 in first release. smile.gif
    However, one feature that I would need back before the Start Menu would be acceptable again would be the ability (added in Windows ME) to cascade folders from the Start Menu.  As you can see, the three folders on the top in that screenshot (Documents, Pictures, and This PC) will not open a submenu if you hover over them, while Control Panel will.  For me, this is a mandatory feature, since I frequently add shortcuts to folders that have files I'm accessing frequently for quick access.  I had to install Classic Shell in Windows 7 since it lost this feature.  Windows Vista was the last OS that supported it (didn't I tell you guys that I had a list of dislikes for Windows 7, too?). wink.gif
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