1. Joined : Dec 2013
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    Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium
       02 Oct 2014 #1

    7 Start Menu - Clean, Simple Customized


    Still prefer this to seeing tile on my desktop screen.

    Last edited by mousegolf; 02 Oct 2014 at 07:37.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #2

    You can still make use of ClassicShell and get a look very similar to that.
    Check it out.
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  3. Joined : Dec 2013
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    Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium
       02 Oct 2014 #3

    I installed W10 yesterday, played with it, found it "better" than W8 but don't see it replacing Windows 7 in both the residential and corporate world.

    If someone's XP, Vista or 7 computer craps out on them and they need a new computer right away (in 2015), then walking into a retail store and buying a keyboard/mouse PC with Windows 10 on it will suffice. The people I advise will still be pointed to Windows 7 64bit (any version).
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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       02 Oct 2014 #4

    People tend to just use the OS that comes with the PC they purchase. Some will do and update but the most will not.
    Win7 is nice but I would point people at Win10.
    YMMV

    Jeff
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  5. Joined : Dec 2013
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    Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium
       02 Oct 2014 #5

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    You can still make use of ClassicShell and get a look very similar to that.
    Check it out.
    Not an option with a new OS. The whole idea is for Microsoft to stop clowning around with the Start Menu and adding tiles to what has been, and is still is, (with Windows 7) a "clean UI". No one should have to download a replacement for the standard Start Menu, it's just not how it should be. The OS should be self-sustaining. IMHO
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #6

    supertweaker said: View Post
    Not on option with a new OS. The whole idea is for Microsoft to stop clowning around with the Start Menu and adding tiles to what has been is still is with Windows 7 a "clean UI". No one should have to download a replacement for the standard Start Menu, it's just not how it should be. The OS should be self-sustaining. IMHO
    Ok... well if that's the way you want it, stay with Win7.
    No one is telling you to use Win10.
    Have a good day..
    Jeff
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
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    Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium
       02 Oct 2014 #7

    I was not conversing directly to you, the idea is for the public to view my (and others') perspective and by doing so, accumulate factoids and concepts so they too can make an educated decision on what they will choose for their next OS. I have enjoyed the entire journey from W3.0, W95, W98, WM, W2000, WXP, WV and W7.

    I personally do not agree on an "all platform" operating system. Granted, tiles make using a PDA much nicer but not for a person who sits in front of a monitor all day to be productive and move like lightening with a keyboard and mouse...and a super efficient GUI without added bells and whistles.
    Last edited by mousegolf; 02 Oct 2014 at 07:49.
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