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Don't upgrade to Windows 8.1

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2 years ago#1
Problems I'm having:

-eyefinity settings will not save. Monitors have to be reconfigurated after ever restart
-PC boot time slowed from 10 seconds to well over a minute
-general lagginess. Mouse drag for no apparent reason at times.

Bring on the Steambox. I can no longer stand Microsoft and their terrible software.
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2 years ago#2
I'll do whatever I want.
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2 years ago#3
Jokes on you, I have W7! Ha.
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2 years ago#4
I say do upgrade to 8.1 but make an image of your existing Windows 8 install before upgrading so you can revert. It certainly sounds like you would have benefited. I have had a couple of issues with 8.1 but my boot time is still as fast as ever and my mouse is definitely not laggy.
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2 years ago#5
It's working fine on my Surface Pro as well as my desktop PC.

The only bug I can say is that it changed the on-screen keyboard for the Surface which seems to have broken the Swype-like mod I had running for it.
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2 years ago#6
To Fix your Windows 8.1 issues

1) Format Computer
2) Install Windows 7
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2 years ago#7
Haven't run into any problems with 8.1 yet.
2 years ago#8
I haven't experienced any of the problems you're having OP.
2 years ago#9
Did you try to figure if maybe there was a setting you missed or messed up before you ragequit Windows?

Also this:

rusty12000 posted...
To Fix your Windows 8.1 issues

1) Format Computer
2) Install Windows 7

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2 years ago#10
Point of the story. Stay on Windows 7.
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