Micro$oft dumping win 8 in april 2015

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  1. campa cola

    campa cola Funster

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    although it did some getting used to i have no problem with windows 8 :Smile:
     
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    I think it is very good, just learn how it works!!! :thumb:
     
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    Easy for you to say, I have an older technophobe relative who has been freaked out by W8. Long way away so can't help first hand.
     
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    I'm enjoying it now I'm used to it-and the Logitech Win8 mouse makes it even easier :thumb: I can access Charm bar,desktop and start menu from mouse buttons.

    Mike
     
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    Well for me it will be a case of good riddance - to so dramatically alter a product, having set a working module and improved on it over the years struck me as daft - what they have done is akin to producing a new car design with the steering wheel by the left hand side seat the pedals by the right hand seat and the gear stick in the back seat . :Eeek:

    Its all there but it makes no logical sense. As has been said so many times windows 8 is a phone system that should have stayed a phone system.
     
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    Probably any OS with a 'charm bar' should be dumped :Rofl1:
     
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    I don't agree that Windows 8 is a phone system that should have stayed a phone system. A better description would be "an operating system which presents a phone style user interface as the default".

    All operating systems need (and have done for years) to be approached for what they are - sophisticated tools not simple menu type systems such as found on a TV or PVR.

    As I said on a recent separate thread, setting up Windows 8 to the way I like to use it took me no more effort than it did with Win XP or Win 7.

    I agree with Munchie, one just has to learn how it works. Personally I did so in a short session of trying out various machines at our local PC World branch :Smile:
     
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    I got Windows 8 after using XP for a very long time. Once I got used to it I reckon it's better than XP, and much more stable.

    Rgds
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