What would you like to see in Windows 8?

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What do you want to see in windows 8? :) I would like to see a new kinda 3D desktop (You know the one where they have 4 desktops and you can switch between them ;)) and ofcourse a new layout. What would you like to see? :p
 

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This would be a dream come true for me:

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Windows 8 Small Business Essentials, including 10 licences. Possible to install simultaneously over the network to multiple computers. Automatic incremental backups, automatic 'OfficeGroup' (Homegroup Plus) creating and joining, automatic sharing of all connected devices and public folders etc.

Only a dream, I know. But a nice dream ;)

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Nice work Kari,
Hope your dream comes true!;)
 

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Really nice work Kari and an interesting concept. Fabe
 

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Kari, first, very nice work. Be it registered here that this was your first Photoshop work. First of many!

Regarding Windows 8, I actually would like to see a good and fast differential backup possibility. I am starting to have a problem with Windows 7 backup feature, I run out of disk space way too fast
 

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Kari, first, very nice work. Be it registered here that this was your first Photoshop work. First of many!

Regarding Windows 8, I actually would like to see a good and fast differential backup possibility. I am starting to have a problem with Windows 7 backup feature, I run out of disk space way too fast

How fast would you like to backup - like this for a full 20GBs


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Nice work Kari. :)
 

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All you need is an OS on a SSD, an imaging folder on a HDD and free Macrium. But even if you do not have an SSD and use an external USB attached disk for the images, it is pretty fast.
 

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How fast would you like to backup - like this for a full 20GBs
2010-01-27_123010.png

Tks Wolfgang. Interesting. Is that the free version? Did it image the full 20G or a differential backup? That is on your SSDs, right?

I like Macrium too and I use the free version, I created a Scheduled Task to image my hard drive on my work laptop. I always erase the previous image and create a new one. It takes about 40~45 minutes for 70G. But the free version will not create a differential backup and as much as I like Macrium, if I don't have to pay for it, I prefer not to. So my wish was to have something like that in Windows 8
 

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This is the free Macrium version and it takes full images of the 20GBs from the SSD to the HDD. I do not like differentials because if you lose one in the middle, you lose the whole chain. Even when I used to image with Ghost, I always took full images. I do keep all my data in a different data partition. That partition I image too, but on a different schedule.
Windows7 has an imaging facility, but I do not like it because a), I have seen a lot of people that had trouble with it and b) you cannot mount the images to e.g. copy just one file without jumping thru 7 hoops.
I trust Macrium a lot more and I have made recoveries on Windows7, Vista and XP at least a dozen times without incident.
 

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+1, this is a good idea. And I really do not understand why people do not like libraries. It is such a simple and convenient concept. One has to be really behind the times not to like it.

Libraries are doing well in 7 for sure...I like them and be able to parameter what i want to share or not. I anyway think there will be improvement for manies things that are already set in 7, maybe offlines and sync like in pro 7 version should a standard for a home user?
 

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I'd like to see the next version of Windows run natively and NOT "in the cloud"
 

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Why not incorporate something like Sandboxie in Win 8?
The more layers of protection the better. Just my opinion and you know what opinions are like...............
Anyway I am enjoying all the input everyone has given really like this forum. TIA
 

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Why not incorporate something like Sandboxie in Win 8?
The more layers of protection the better. Just my opinion and you know what opinions are like...............
Anyway I am enjoying all the input everyone has given really like this forum. TIA

That would be an excellent idea because Sandboxie can be a pain.
 

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I'd like to see the next version of Windows run natively and NOT "in the cloud"

They must have been on some preety good stuff when they thort up of a cloud operating system lol.
 

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must have big change...such as background and also the security..
 

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I would like to see a built-in file and folder locking feature. I'm not talking drive encryption like BitLocker.

The idea would be to go to the file properties, go to the security tab, and click "Password Protect". Then, no matter what your credentials were, it would prompt you to enter the password.
 

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I would like to see a built-in file and folder locking feature. I'm not talking drive encryption like BitLocker.

The idea would be to go to the file properties, go to the security tab, and click "Password Protect". Then, no matter what your credentials were, it would prompt you to enter the password.

+1

Would be helpful
 

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