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More and more windows is taking styling and ideas from the current gen Linux distributions. It's starting to function, look, and act like linux on a windows source code.
post #112 of 124
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Most Windows 7 users like myself want under the hood improvements.
There's plenty of that in 8.1. I changed a while back and fps went up in most games when i compared to my Win 7 result. OS feels smoother too.

8 sucked when it came out. 8.1 fixed most stuff. Classic Shell fixes the rest. It's superior to 7 in every way.
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8 sucked when it came out. 8.1 fixed most stuff. Classic Shell fixes the rest. It's superior to 7 in every way.

If you have to install a third-party program to fix an OS, it's not superior to it's predecessor.
post #114 of 124
The new theme isn't unappealing aesthetically, but when I look at it I'm mostly concerned with what it would be like to do real work with that simplified taskbar. It looks like it would be a nightmare in its default configuration.
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Meanwhile, OSX Yosemite is sooooo purty.
I thought it was hideous. So did a bunch of people on the App Store reviews.
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More and more windows is taking styling and ideas from the current gen Linux distributions. It's starting to function, look, and act like linux on a windows source code.
Not that I'm against GNU/Linux or don't make usage of their works, but that isn't exactly a compliment...
 
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If you have to install a third-party program to fix an OS, it's not superior to it's predecessor.

Adding a third party program isn't to fix the OS. Its to fix YOUR issues with it. I've used Win8/8.1 since release and have never once installed any third party apps to bring back a start menu I never missed...
post #117 of 124
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If you have to install a third-party program to fix an OS, it's not superior to it's predecessor.

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Love the minimalist look, black clean and professional. I don't want a bubble themed desktop.

Thank you MS.
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Love the minimalist look, black clean and professional. I don't want a bubble themed desktop.

Thank you MS.

The closes windows has gotten to bubble themed is Windows 8. This is just plain boring!thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
 
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While outline icons look clean, they can be hard to quick glance at. Changing the icons and removing the permanent search bar to make room for applications will be some of my first mods
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