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Using Windows without the old Start Menu...possible?

  1. #41


    BELGIUM
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    WINDOWS 8.1 x64


    Thanks Jimbo, maybe i will do that.

    Alpha,

    well yes, but lately (since Windows 8.0) i get the feeling that M.S. is making it difficult for other company's to be compatible.

    I have Easy Mail Merger and this does no longer works on Win 8 or Win 8.1. They do not seem to get it right.

    Same for Xobni they let everyone know that it is not possible to work on Win 8.

    And there are other 3d party programs that have the same problem

    Jeff

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  2. #42


    BELGIUM
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    WINDOWS 8.1 x64


    hello Jimbo,

    well i did change the Desktop, now no longer using the taskbar (pic included).

    Although i still prefer the Metro, but since the taskbar will not be removed in Windows 9....

    Using Object Dock from Stardock to do so, which is simple, one can also remove the taskbar.

    Jeff
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  3. #43


    So in other words you exchanged one taskbar with another ?
    Can this one play peek-s boo to ?
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  4. #44


    BELGIUM
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    WINDOWS 8.1 x64


    well Mike, i personalised it.

    Still i only want het Metro, but that is impossible.

    you and others.... still like to drive an old car too i guess....

    Well not me, sorry, but no offense here.

    Jeff
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  5. #45


    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrys View Post
    well Mike, i personalised it.

    Still i only want het Metro, but that is impossible.

    you and others.... still like to drive an old car too i guess....

    Well not me, sorry, but no offense here.

    Jeff
    No offense taken, but you are right, I prefer old cars, antique even. Last one was a '66 Mercury pickup. Nice simple and full of power.

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  6. #46


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrys View Post
    well Mike, i personalised it.

    Still i only want het Metro, but that is impossible.

    you and others.... still like to drive an old car too i guess....

    Well not me, sorry, but no offense here.

    Jeff
    I Love old cars too ,nice truck
    you would be best served with a win8 tablet or tablet/laptop combo,any brand ,like this one
    HP ENVY x2 Laptop Tablet with Windows 8 - Overview | HP Canada
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  7. #47


    BELGIUM
    Posts : 503
    WINDOWS 8.1 x64


    H Mike,

    I understand Mike, but in Europe gasoline cost twice the price and that car consumes a lot.

    You do not find those cars overhere.

    No tablet overhere Jack, i need a PC for work. Besides when i click i want a result and with the tablet that we have i Always need to

    touch the screen 2-3 times before i get a result. So no thanks

    Jeff
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  8. #48


    The Deep South
    Posts : 463
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrys View Post
    well Mike, i personalised it.

    Still i only want het Metro, but that is impossible.

    you and others.... still like to drive an old car too i guess....

    Well not me, sorry, but no offense here.

    Jeff
    I Love old cars too ,nice truck
    you would be best served with a win8 tablet or tablet/laptop combo,any brand ,like this one
    HP ENVY x2 Laptop Tablet with Windows 8 - Overview | HP Canada
    I use the HP Envy x2! I would most definitely suggest it!

    -Chuck
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  9. #49


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrys View Post
    H Mike,

    I understand Mike, but in Europe gasoline cost twice the price and that car consumes a lot.

    You do not find those cars overhere.

    No tablet overhere Jack, i need a PC for work. Besides when i click i want a result and with the tablet that we have i Always need to

    touch the screen 2-3 times before i get a result. So no thanks

    Jeff
    cas is over 5 dollars a gallon here in Canada and people drive old car and big pickup trucks to pick up groceries ,
    sorry to here you cant get a good tablet where you live
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  10. #50


    BELGIUM
    Posts : 503
    WINDOWS 8.1 x64


    Caperjack,

    for work i do not think any tablet will suite me.

    I use a big screen and a tablet is not at all interesting to work on for 8-10 hours a day.

    Gasoline in Belgium is around $8.75 (6.25 €) for a gallon. In the U.S. around $3.65, so almost 2.4 times as cheap in the U.S.

    Jeff
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