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Windows 8 First Impressions

  1. #101


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    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    gazz...you are right and you very generous to have concern about your customers, but the Windows 8 lovers think only for them self, they like it , so everyone should like it.

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  2. #102


    England
    Posts : 39
    Windows 8.1 PRO 64bit


    I use VLC player too. The portable version. I use portable softwares as much as I could.
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  3. #103


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    Quote Originally Posted by area 66 View Post
    gazz...you are right and you very generous to have concern about your customers, but the Windows 8 lovers think only for them self, they like it , so everyone should like it.

    well i do it so they don't bug me with questions which in a way is quite self serving at the same time as being helpfull xd

    I do like windows 8 but i'm not blind to it's flaws either, the start menu for example took me all of about 2 min to get used to, i didn't mind it at all in terms of looks but the lack of features and inability to resize the apps left me bored with it, i've been using it for some time now as well, i just tried out the shell start menu app which gives you the classic start menu, nice to try out and i offer it to my customers as an option but i'll be taking it off myself as i'm not bothered by the metro ui, thats on my lappy though.

    my desktop doesn't have windows 8 on it, at least not yet anyway, waiting for my little leap motion to get shipped next month so i can avoid touch screen.
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  4. #104


    Best fix I've come across for replacing Metro start menu is Ex7ForW8, really does give you back the original win 7 start menu, you also get the option to switch between start menu UI's, so all I'm looking for now is for someone to port the aero glass, and we'll be fine for the time being....................
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  5. #105


    PALM COAST, FL
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Philgates View Post
    Best fix I've come across for replacing Metro start menu is Ex7ForW8, really does give you back the original win 7 start menu, you also get the option to switch between start menu UI's, so all I'm looking for now is for someone to port the aero glass, and we'll be fine for the time being....................
    nice plug of paid software...
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  6. #106


    Quote Originally Posted by MACKIE View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Philgates View Post
    Best fix I've come across for replacing Metro start menu is Ex7ForW8, really does give you back the original win 7 start menu, you also get the option to switch between start menu UI's, so all I'm looking for now is for someone to port the aero glass, and we'll be fine for the time being....................
    nice plug of paid software...


    Paid software?? I Downloaded it for free!..............................
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  7. #107


    Well from my cyber surfing, I have come to the conclusion that Microsoft have well and truly pissed a lot of customers, with this version of windows, this Win 8 I'll put money on will be the biggest pass over, yet!................
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  8. #108


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    i guess we will find out if microsoft are listening or not, this one size fits all o/s is taking a lot of flak, some for good reason and some of it is just wild conjecture and misdirection to plug something else.
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  9. #109


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8 Pro


    The biggest annoyance for me with Win 8 besides the little stuff, knowing it will continue be improved, or that maybe I don't understand reasons for some things yet, is the inability to copy and paste in the Modern UI. For instance I'm looking at a lens on Ebay and I want to know more about it, so I try to copy the name of the lens to paste it into a search browser, without having to type the name out.

    I also do not understand what the purpose of docking the desktop to the side and then when using the Start screen it knocks it out of docking... then what is the docking of desktop for? We need both sides at once and ability to copy and paste in Modern UI.
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  10. #110


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I have no problems copy and pasting in the Modern UI. How are you trying to do it?
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