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Improving file management basics: copy, move, rename, and delete

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    Don’t Hold Your Breath over Windows 8 Copy Jobs Completion Time ....



    Don’t Hold Your Breath over Windows 8 Copy Jobs Completion Time Estimates Improvements

    Microsoft detailed some aspects of the evolution of file management in Windows 8, and Alex Simons, director of program management with the Windows engineering team, revealed that the company has not wasted too much time working to improve one part of the copy jobs.

    Essentially, end users should not hold their breath over any enhancements to the mechanism designed to estimate just how much time it will take copy actions to complete in the next major iteration of Windows.

    Simons noted that the software giant is bracing itself for inquiries related to the work, or lack thereof, done to boost the accuracy at which Windows Explorer in Windows 8 will report just how much time is left for a copy to finalize.
    Don’t Hold Your Breath over Windows 8 Copy Jobs Completion Time Estimates Improvements - Softpedia

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    Looks good Seems that Eight will give more info about standard functions. This bucks the trend with recent Windows OS's which will please a lot of people
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    Nice.
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    Cool! Very Cool Indeed!
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    I've always wondered...don't the people who write windows ever use windows?

    A Guy
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    If they spend all day working on it, maybe they don't want to see it after the work day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
    I've always wondered...don't the people who write windows ever use windows?

    A Guy
    They need to bring in some of my bonehead students to use as a focus group!
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    Quote Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
    I've always wondered...don't the people who write windows ever use windows?

    A Guy
    I would imagine that the people who actually write windows, rarely get to look outside the programming environment, even the designers work in a sort of cell system and see only that portion of the OS they are working on. This is why the public beta of win7 was so important and resulted in the quality OS that was released - they actually asked the users
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    Hope they don't make the mistake of going back to the 'We know what you want' method
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    Wow, is it me or is copying a hell of a lot faster. Copied the almost 5 GB Win 8 x64 ISO from the OS installed HDD to another HDD in under a minute.
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