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  1.    08 Jul 2016 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    And if you installed English (UK) language of Windows 10 would the "on" have to be on the left, and the button be to the left to be "on" since in the UK they also put the steering wheels on the wrong side of the cars and drive on the wrong side of the road?
    No, we put the steering wheel on the right side not the wrong side Sorry, couldn't resist that!
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  2.    08 Jul 2016 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamc3k View Post
    ...the design is poor. It should have "on" on the RIGHT, since, if the button is on the right, then it is ON...
    The design is indeed poor, the jargon is "visibility".
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  3.    08 Jul 2016 #13
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    Quote Originally Posted by philc43 View Post
    No, we put the steering wheel on the right side not the wrong side Sorry, couldn't resist that!
    I knew that was coming!
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  4.    08 Jul 2016 #14
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    Can I use one of these ON/OFF buttons to get rid of Banner ads? In some places they cover up parts of the screen I need to see. If so where can I find the ON/OFF buttons to take care of this?
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  5.    08 Jul 2016 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamc3k View Post
    If I slide the button towards "Off" (you know, as if I'm choosing "Off"), then it turns it "On"!
    Considering you're about the only person on the planet who seems to have interpreted things this way, I would say the design is NOT poor. Most people intuitively understand exactly what's going on.

    The indicator (which is what it is, not a label) merely says whether it's on or off. The switch is what does the work.
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  6.    08 Jul 2016 #16
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  7.    08 Jul 2016 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladyovr60 View Post
    Can I use one of these ON/OFF buttons to get rid of Banner ads? In some places they cover up parts of the screen I need to see. If so where can I find the ON/OFF buttons to take care of this?
    I would love to help you on that topic, but we are not allowed to discuss ad blockers on this forum :-(
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  8.    08 Jul 2016 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamc3k View Post
    This is not a great design.
    Agreed.

    It's not like there is a lack of space available (on a desktop monitor) to have the labels on the appropriate side.

    Quote Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
    If the OP doesn't like these "switches", then he better not ever use an iPhone/iPad.
    Further proof that MS just "bolted a phone UI" onto a desktop OS.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Considering you're about the only person on the planet who seems to have interpreted things this way, I would say the design is NOT poor. Most people intuitively understand exactly what's going on.
    Just like the invisible hotspots in the W8 Series?

    There's no point complaining about it, as MS will either:
    • Ignore the complaints
    • Make the design even more ridiculous
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  9.    08 Jul 2016 #19
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    Maybe Microsoft should just revert to binary - 0 means Off or False, 1 means On or True. Would that satisfy you? To me, I don't see how MS could possibly make it any clearer than this:

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    The top one is turned on, the bottom one is turned off.
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  10.    09 Jul 2016 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
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    The top one is turned on, the bottom one is turned off.
    Agreed about the top one. The bottom can also be interpreted as "slide right to turn off"
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