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post #51 of 58
Only two things concern me: The wonky task manager and ribbons in windows explorer. But they'll probably be worked out. Everything else looks great, I can't wait to play with it!
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post #52 of 58
As long as cloud is not forced on us and the ability to backup and manage our files is not disturbed I will be alright with this. If they could make some improvements to multi monitor support that would be a nice bonus.

So long as the concept of charging for bandwidth exists, I will avoid cloud at all costs!
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post #53 of 58
Hmmm.... right now I use VLC Player and foobar over Windows Media Player, Comodo Firewall over Windows Firewall, Firefox 4 over IE, Malwarebytes and Avast over Windows Defender and MSE, DriveImage XML over any system restore or backup that Windows has, CCleaner over Windows disk cleaner, IObit Smart Defrag over Windows Defrag, 7-zip over Windows, CD Burner XP and Imgburn over DVD Maker...

I highly doubt their ISO mount will replace Daemon Tools or Imgburn or that their PDF Viewer will replace Foxit Reader.

I have absolutely no desire to have any of my os, files, or accounts in the 'cloud', I'm quite happy with my hard drives.

I'm not convinced yet.
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post #54 of 58
Quote:
Native wake on LAN

If a computer is turned off or hibernating and it has enabled the ‘wake on LAN’ feature, Windows 8 will be able to push a network request through to turn it back on again, to perform the functions that it needs to.
Oh, awesome, now hackers can turn my computer on whenever they feel like it
post #55 of 58
Windows 7 has Native ISO support...
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post #56 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
I would really like to see native Task Bar for multiple monitors (a la Ultramon).
Same as that
post #57 of 58
Yay.I can't wait for the free rc build for a year.
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post #58 of 58
If it'll have facial recognition via webcam its gonna be SO awesome!
Sit down and let it recognize me and auto-login while on the other hand, if its someone else, Id like a nice fat red error that an unauthorized person is trying to access my PC.
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