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Don't upgrade to Windows 8.1

#1SampsonMPosted 10/25/2013 11:39:15 AM
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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#2Killah PriestPosted 10/25/2013 11:40:41 AM
I'll do whatever I want.
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#3MrMonkhousePosted 10/25/2013 11:41:06 AM
Jokes on you, I have W7! Ha.
#4ShubPosted 10/25/2013 11:41:42 AM
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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#5wizardmonPosted 10/25/2013 11:41:51 AM
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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#6rusty12000Posted 10/25/2013 11:47:50 AM
To Fix your Windows 8.1 issues

1) Format Computer
2) Install Windows 7
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#7AngelWithaHatPosted 10/25/2013 1:31:30 PM
Haven't run into any problems with 8.1 yet.
#8GalaxyNexusPosted 10/25/2013 1:36:30 PM
I haven't experienced any of the problems you're having OP.
#9_Zero1_Posted 10/25/2013 1:46:57 PM
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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#10TheChiefWhipPosted 10/25/2013 2:10:52 PM
Point of the story. Stay on Windows 7.