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Rename the Charms Bar.

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Rename the Charms Bar.


    Charms has an odd connotation that some has said shouldn't be called such in Windows 8.

    I offer a new word for it: the Start Bar. It is the "new" start menu of sorts, but acts as a navigation UI than a true menu. It has the Start button, Search, Share, Devices, and Settings; which is much what the old start menu does.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 40
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Sounds like a plan! Get MS right on that!

    And let us move it to the bottom, left, or top.

    A few more familiar behaviors/names might be less off-putting for new users, IMO.
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Rename the Charms Bar.
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