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Windows 8 First Impressions

  1. #51


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    Windows 8 Pro 64


    1.- Bought the retail box
    2.- Upgraded from Win 7
    3.- Installed the Envy 15-3090la Windows 8 drivers
    4.- Installing applications and asked a reboot had some issues originated by the hybrid hibernation, after some google searches, I solved the problema disabling the fast boot. Hopefully Microsoft will fix that issue
    5.- I performed an upgrade to some programs -Norton Utilities 15 to 16 (15 not 100% compatible with 8)
    6.- HP Support Assistant Upgrade as well<br>
    7.- Disabled the hybrid video card system - I'm using all the time the AMD video card

    Windows 8 as the new operating system has new-born diseases but worlks well, I like the Start Screen I thought that it would see ugly, but not, it looks great.

    I had a biased opinión of 8, neverthless I knew sooner or later that I will wind buying it. :
    The new Start Screen learning curve didn't took much time, it's the same that the Start Menu from previous versions, liked the Modern apps

    Running stable as Windows 7 but somehow more efficient
    System Specs
    HP Envy 15-3090la i7 - 2670QM 8GB Windows 8 Pro 64 W/Media Pack<br>NIS 2013

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  2. #52


    (Reuters) - The executive most widely tipped to be the next chief executive of Microsoft Corp has left the world's largest software maker barely two weeks after launching the flagship Windows 8, as CEO Steve Ballmer moved to tighten his grip on the company.The exit of 23-year veteran Steven Sinofsky, head of Microsoft's Windows unit, is the latest - and most prominent - in a line of high-profile departures from the Redmond, Washington-based company, which is struggling to keep pace with Apple Inc and Google Inc in mobile computing.

    It comes hard on the heels of Sinofsky unveiling the most radical revamp of Windows since 1995, designed to catapult Microsoft back into the forefront of Internet-based, touch-screen technology and reinvigorate a stock price that has been static for the past decade.
    I'm not here to tell my Grandmother how to suck eggs, but step out of your Microsoft box for a minute lads, and contemplate how windows 7 could have been developed in so many different directions, sorry but win 8 is a joke, why else would they sell this software so cheap!.............
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  3. #53


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8 Pro


    It's going to be a great OS. I think the naysayers will change their tune. MS will listen to complaints and keep improving it.
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  4. #54


    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    Quote Originally Posted by rialcnis View Post
    It's going to be a great OS. I think the naysayers will change their tune. MS will listen to complaints and keep improving it.

    Most funny think I have ear ...... MS will listen,,,,,,
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  5. #55


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by area 66 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by rialcnis View Post
    It's going to be a great OS. I think the naysayers will change their tune. MS will listen to complaints and keep improving it.

    Most funny think I have ear ...... MS will listen,,,,,,


    I think you are greatly underestimating MS. I went to Staples to pick up some paper and saw dozens of new system. All Win 8 fpr sale. They look excellent and the touch screen on the laptops is terrific.

    The bugs will be fixed and the lack of customization will be fixed and the Apps will be fixed. MS has always been very responsive to me.
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  6. #56


    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    It's 30 years I use Microsoft and Sell Microsoft products, I know very well what to expect from them, aside I never look at system at Staples, not really my type. I must say the Apple mac air and iMac at staples worth to be look at.
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  7. #57


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by area 66 View Post
    It's 30 years I use Microsoft and Sell Microsoft products, I know very well what to expect from them, aside I never look at system at Staples, not really my type. I must say the Apple mac air and iMac at staples worth to be look at.
    So why waste you time on this forum? Some kind of Apple activism?
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  8. #58


    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    Quote Originally Posted by rialcnis View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by area 66 View Post
    It's 30 years I use Microsoft and Sell Microsoft products, I know very well what to expect from them, aside I never look at system at Staples, not really my type. I must say the Apple mac air and iMac at staples worth to be look at.
    So why waste you time on this forum? Some kind of Apple activism?
    LOL, me fanboy or activist,


    well let see:

    I have 9 PC ( that I build my self ) all runing Microsoft Product ( AMD and Intel )
    1 have 5 PC running Linux ( AMD and Intel)
    I have 12 servers , runing Microsoft and ESXi ( AMD and Intel )
    I have an iMac
    I have a Dell Inspiron and a latitude, a XPS 13 , a Emachine celeron notebook a emachine $ 200 netbook
    I have an mac book air
    I have an iPad and a iPhone and a Android phones

    and also my oldest PC , A dell XPS 420 with Vista, and about 20 old pc on the shelf not worth to mention

    I said the only worth stuff at staples is MAC because I can build way better PC than the HP and Emachine they sell there, so for me only the mac interest me when I go staples. it'S like if you own a BMW and you go in KIA dellers who sell also Mercedez benz, will you look at the KIA ? ( I don't own a BMW )
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  9. #59


    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Wow.
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  10. #60


    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Wow.

    I think this time my wife is right when she said I don't need other computers. But keep in mind, it's taxes deductible so better I keep the money for me. For sure my technet subscription is profitable
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