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Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
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Somedude8
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Somedude8,
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6/16/2013 | 12:36:04 AM
re: Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
I just don't understand all the Win8 hate. Desktop mode works fine for work, tiles mode is cool for play. I have a Lenovo Yoga and love having Win8 on it. On a non-touch machine, I just stay in Desktop mode and have no problems.
Perhaps there is some get-on-the-bandwagon me-too hype here.
garry
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garry,
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6/15/2013 | 1:44:50 PM
re: Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
Ten surprise but largely useless benefits for the masses. Microsoft need to stop wasting time and effort with bits of fluff around the edges of Windows 8 and majorly overhaul the interface, just like everyone is asking them to.
proberts551
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proberts551,
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6/14/2013 | 7:19:04 PM
re: Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
Iain McDonald - Drunk with the Microsoft Cool-Aid, and in complete denial. What better thing to do to keep your job, but to rant "Success" after insulting all your customers by telling them that they have to learn a new interface...period. In our face huh? Back in yours pal! How many users do you think you lost to Apple? This dud and dude is unbelievable! I have supported professionally every MS Operating system from DOS 3.0 , all Windows Product all the way to Server 2008. I still do it, no problem. In 5 Minutes, I was still lost trying to figure out the Windows 8 GUI (At Walmart) Fire sales on Windows 8 Laptops at Walmart. They want rid of them. What do you suppose this is doing to the standard user? Hummmm, takes no Genuis to figure that out. I had to figure out a few minor issues the the bosses Windows 8 tablet, success with pain. I am not inspired at all by forced education from a product that should be very user friendly out of the box, and creating a fun exciting, easy, logical way to do work and play. This is not the product. Because I do not have to yet, I'm not gong to mess with it further, unitl I need to. Should we all be forced to learn Chinese? I don't think so. Hey! I have an idea? Lets create a new Coca Cola, and throw out the old recipe!
Tronist
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Tronist,
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6/14/2013 | 4:59:50 PM
re: Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
Bringing back the Start menu is good, but how about getting rid of all that other crap that's cluttering up the desktop?
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DDURBIN1,
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6/14/2013 | 4:53:13 PM
re: Windows 8.1: 10 Surprise Benefits
Its interesting that most of these features are available in Win7 in one form or another.
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