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Will Windows 8 have an option to remove metro?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Will Windows 8 have an option to remove metro?


    Well I have used metro, and it's not all that bad, but what if a user wants to go back to the default Windows 7 look, and feel, would this be possible or would the user have to stick with Windows 7 to accomplish this?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello TheCyberShocker, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yes, you sure could. The tutorial below will allow you to toggle to enable and disable Metro at will via the context menu.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2702-metro-ui-add-disable-enable-metro-context-menu-windows-8-a.html

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Windows 8


    Woo thanks mate, but just wondering would there be an option for this in the final relese you think? or are they trying to push Metro out there?
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.

    We're all hoping so for at least on desktops, but time will tell. The mobile and touchscreen market is the next big thing now, but hopefully they will not forget about us desktop users.
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    Windows 8


    I know right, I like it and all but with a mouse It's not the same as with your finger ha it's not too bad, but not good either if you get what I mean.
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  6. #6



    Am I int the right place?
    Helsinki
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    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview


    we'll see, i believe so, because an option to the control panel would be wery easy to create, even for ms.
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