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post #71 of 89
Well that's interesting. I don't see it being particularly bad, as long as we can still install applications from other sources. I will, however, **** a brick if this "app store" is the ONLY place to get applications for 8.
post #72 of 89
I think it is nice to have for the essentials, especially when you are building for someone or if you had to clean install for some reason. But the name has got to go, Apple will probably sue over that, as many have said.
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Originally Posted by CRosko42 View Post
Would make fresh installs much less painful.

I hate going to dozens of websites to download all of the essentials.
Nothing anyone smart enough to read OCN uses will be in there. You know MSFT won't be giving out winrar, DAEMON tools, and Mozilla in their app store...

It's gonna be 1000 useless "apps" and widgets that slow the pc down in horrible ways.
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Nothing anyone smart enough to read OCN uses will be in there. You know MSFT won't be giving out winrar, DAEMON tools, and Mozilla in their app store...

It's gonna be 1000 useless "apps" and widgets that slow the pc down in horrible ways.
You see Opera in there, I don't see why Mozilla wouldn't be there either. I'm pretty sure all the other programs you mention will be there too. try not to make baseless claims next time.
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Some people just like to freak out I guess
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post #76 of 89
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Would make fresh installs much less painful.

I hate going to dozens of websites to download all of the essentials.
Believe me, it does, Linux has had this for ages.

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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
I know right? MS does it and no one bats an eye.

This is retarded!
There is a reason why I like Windows over OSX, and here MS is trying to be like Apple. I'm like... flabbergasted at this stupid garbage.
To be fair, this is one of the good things in OS X and not only that, iirc Linux had it first, I know Ubuntu had something similar in 2005-2006 if I remember right.

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it's not as productive imo especially when you're just looking for new programs
I have to disagree here, its easier to go "Well, I wonder what good web browsers there are?" and go to that category, then look at ones that seem good and read what other people say about it than to google around.

I'd prefer to see what limitations are on this, will Steam be in it? Daemon Tools? Will it be as limited and crappy as GFWL? Will I be able to pick where I want applications installed? (I prefer my 20GB C:\\ drive, thank you)

Mind you, this is the only feature of Windows 8 that makes me want to consider actually trying Windows again.
    
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post #77 of 89
I like this. Good central place to get apps you want. Seems similar to Ninite's site.
post #78 of 89
WOW love this
reminds me of ubuntu
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It's fake and therefore, belongs in rumors section
Please god let this be true!
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Please god let this be true!
What's wrong with it?
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