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User Info: dekou

dekou
3 years ago#12
8 is slightly better than 7, but not worth upgrading to. I like the Metro interface, too, now that I'm used to it.

User Info: BigAl519

BigAl519
3 years ago#13
Binba442 posted...
No. It's different, but otherwise, it's faster, slicker and better.
Albeit harder to find things..


How is it harder to find things? It by far has the best search function of any OS.
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User Info: gastaman

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3 years ago#14
Lord_Xandros posted...
Nicodimus posted...
Also, it takes more mouse clicks to do the same thing than it did in 7. This is called "solving problems that did not exist"


Prove it.


He won't.
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User Info: chrono625

chrono625
3 years ago#15
gastaman posted...
Lord_Xandros posted...
Nicodimus posted...
Also, it takes more mouse clicks to do the same thing than it did in 7. This is called "solving problems that did not exist"


Prove it.


He won't.


I'll disprove anything he says right now.

press windows key > begin typing whatever program you are looking for

That's it. It works the same if not quicker than the original start menu.

Windows 8 is a no brainer if upgrading from something prior to 7.
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User Info: GTRagnarok

GTRagnarok
3 years ago#16
My one tiny complaint about the Windows 8 start menu is that searches are divided into programs and settings. So if I wanted to go to Power Options, I would have to search for, say, "power" and then have to click the settings button on the right to make it show up. I think Windows 8.1 unifies the searches.

However, there's a handy list of settings when you right click the bottom left corner which has pretty much all the settings I need. So it's kind of a moot complaint.
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
3 years ago#17
chrono625 posted...


press windows key > begin typing whatever program you are looking for

That's it. It works the same if not quicker than the original start menu.


That is way slower than *gasp* clicking the icon on the desktop. Again, fixing things that weren't broken.
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GTRagnarok
3 years ago#18
Nicodimus posted...
That is way slower than *gasp* clicking the icon on the desktop. Again, fixing things that weren't broken.


Your attempts are really pathetic. That comment would actually mean something if you couldn't place icons on the desktop in Windows 8. But you can. You can have programs on the desktop, on the taskbar, or on the start menu...just like Windows 7. It's up to you how you want to access your programs, but personally I don't clutter my desktop with icons when they're just as easily accessed through the start menu.
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r0ge00
3 years ago#19
Nicodimus posted...
That is way slower than *gasp* clicking the icon on the desktop. Again, fixing things that weren't broken.


And the desktop is still there...

User Info: TheMisfit

TheMisfit
3 years ago#20
It's funny how people complain about no start button. It's there, you just don't see it until you move you mouse in the corner.
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