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User Info: jelly2008

jelly2008
3 years ago#1
Much faster than Windows Vista. And a responsive OS, despite all the charms and tiles. Sure, a little extra learning was required, but overall, I like it.
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User Info: kocrachon

kocrachon
3 years ago#2
I started loving windows 8.1 when I decided to download Start8 and get my start bar back. But it does perform a lot faster on my SSD than windows 7 did

User Info: GuitaristMatt

GuitaristMatt
3 years ago#3
It's nice, but on a laptop, the multi-touch features freeze up every once-in-a-while. That is, with a mouse, not one of those touch screen guys.
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User Info: myztikrice

myztikrice
3 years ago#4
8.1 messed up everything. I liked 8 more.
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User Info: Entegy

Entegy
3 years ago#5
Apart from the Start button, it's a great update.
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User Info: SampsonM

SampsonM
3 years ago#6
I like the charms bar better than the start button now.
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User Info: Cremacious

Cremacious
3 years ago#7
I thought 8 was just alright, but with 8.1 it got way better. Now I'm really digging the OS.
Also, if you use Steam get the app Pin Steam. Makes the the start screen look quite good
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User Info: gatorattack05

gatorattack05
3 years ago#8
Is Start8 that much better than classic shell? I use that and love it.

User Info: Darkcloud20

Darkcloud20
3 years ago#9
myztikrice posted...
8.1 messed up everything. I liked 8 more.


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User Info: zerodefect

zerodefect
3 years ago#10
gatorattack05 posted...
Is Start8 that much better than classic shell? I use that and love it.


I think Start8 is much better. It's a perfect reproduction of the start menu. If you didn't know any better, you wouldn't even think that it wasn't official.
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