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I would really like to see native Task Bar for multiple monitors (a la Ultramon).

When you extend your screen you get a task bar at the bottom don't you? Its been awhile since I've ran multiple screens.

Do you mean like having each screen have their own taskbar? So the applications running on that screen are the only ones displayed in the taskbar? That would be a good feature instead of using that program.
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When you extend your screen you get a task bar at the bottom don't you? Its been awhile since I've ran multiple screens.

Do you mean like having each screen have their own taskbar? So the applications running on that screen are the only ones displayed in the taskbar? That would be a good feature instead of using that program.
You get one Task Bar if you do a horizontal span. If you do two desktop space (which most people perfer), you only get one task bar.

Yup, it is useful when you have a dozen applications open. It gets confusing quick when you have multiple VMs or spreadsheets open.

How hard is it to implement?!
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post #23 of 58
I like:
native ISO support
native PDF support

I don't like:
ribbon
cloud
"step by step" installation (?)

I want:
better multimonitor support
smaller OS size
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I want:
smaller OS size
Why and how?
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Ribbons in Windows Explorer - Don't want since it hinders productivity

Cloud-based roaming profiles -
Don't want since it takes away my rights to store and backup files from my own PC if it becomes obligatory.

SmartScreen file filter
- If it interferes with my files the slightest it's a DON'T WANT.

Step-by-step install -
Inaktivate this feature if you unmark the "I'm a PC illitirate user" when you install your OS.

i agree with you. hopefully we will be able to turn all the rubbish off.
    
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Windows 7 already has built in ISO burning. I use it regularly...
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I want:
smaller OS size
According to that article, this is a huge possibility especially given the size of WindowsThin PC.
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What makes you think it'll hinder your productivity? It will of course take a little getting used to, but if it's anything like the Office ribbon, it's actually a great improvement in the long run (less clicks to do everything) (I'm sure some people don't agree about office, but it DOES take less clicks to do most things, and less time = increased productivity).
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As for the people who are hating the ribbon, have you ever given it a chance? When I switched after a few days everything was much easier, and clearly superior to the menu's system.
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... The ribbon is not bad. Most people don't give it time because they have been using standard file menus since Windows 3.1. Which make sense. There's going to be a slight learning curve but after you get the hang of it, it's a little easier to find things.
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I still hate the ribbon, I have it at work, and still can't find things I want after a year of using it.
It makes no sense to take a system that has been around for 15 years then suddenly take it away and replace it with something completely foreign.

It is not quicker and it takes more clicks since I have to click several things to find what took me 2-3 clicks before. Probably because at home I have the "old" interface on Office 2010 with a program that adds it back.
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post #29 of 58
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Windows 7 already has built in ISO burning. I use it regularly...
In windows 8 you'll be able to mount it, not just burn it. Think Daemon Tools.
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I still hate the ribbon, I have it at work, and still can't find things I want after a year of using it.
It makes no sense to take a system that has been around for 15 years then suddenly take it away and replace it with something completely foreign.

It is not quicker and it takes more clicks since I have to click several things to find what took me 2-3 clicks before. Probably because at home I have the "old" interface on Office 2010 with a program that adds it back.
Actually, it does make sense..... GUI design has changed over the last 15 years. Engineers have a better understanding of GUIs today and better implementation concepts.

What takes that many more additional clicks? You should be able to get to every common task within 2-3 clicks. Advanced tasks in 3-5 clicks. There are also the keyboard shortcuts.
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