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  1.    12 Jun 2015 #61
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Win7 x64

    Funny how people here are so positive wrt windows 8, haven't you seen this review:

    Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation - YouTube
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  2.    12 Jun 2015 #62
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Jools View Post
    Funny how people here are so positive wrt windows 8, haven't you seen this review:

    Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation - YouTube
    Just one persons opinion.. no more no less.
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  3.    12 Jun 2015 #63
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    I would but it seems pointless to do so. There will be ways to customize forthcoming.

    On the whole, I think W10 is coming along quite nicely.
    I agree,, it's in development.. it's not finished.. it's far from finished. Let's let it become finished and then compare it to any previous OS.
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  4.    12 Jun 2015 #64
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,469
    Windows 10 Professional

    The vid's a little exaggerated if you ask me, I could figure out how to navigate and use W8 in a short amount of time back then,
    and I was half ways computer illiterate back then.
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  5.    12 Jun 2015 #65
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    The vid's a little exaggerated if you ask me, I could figure out how to navigate and use W8 in a short amount of time back then,
    and I was half ways computer illiterate back then.
    I recall I tried Win8 out in a VM and it took me about 30 minutes to get comfortable. All I had to do was add on a third party start menu when they came out and I was all set with it. Then 8.1 came out and it was/is perfect.
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  6.    12 Jun 2015 #66
    Join Date : May 2015
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by strollin View Post
    I disagree with your statement "we all know that windows 8 was like vista part 2", if anything, I would say Win 7 was Vista part 2. I never used Vista until AFTER I used Win 7 and when I did actually use Vista, I wondered what people didn't like about it since it was very, very similar to Win 7. Aside from that you should refrain from assuming that "we" all "know" the same things you do.

    As far as "the fisher price tiles", they're still there (as are Modern apps) in Win 10 but I don't hear anyone complaining about them now.
    I meant it as a perception issue, both windows vista and 8 received bad press and both ultimately were fine operating systems. I hear fisher price all the time on you tube and other forms and in real life.
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  7.    12 Jun 2015 #67
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    England
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    Windows IP 17046

    Quote Originally Posted by Jools View Post
    Funny how people here are so positive wrt windows 8, haven't you seen this review:

    Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation - YouTube
    Have you noticed how many people disliked it
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  8.    12 Jun 2015 #68
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Have you noticed how many people disliked it
    You checked it out. Na.. I bet there were a few. But heck.. everyone can have an opinion.
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  9.    12 Jun 2015 #69
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    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I agree,, it's in development.. it's not finished.. it's far from finished. Let's let it become finished and then compare it to any previous OS.
    It's only a month and a half from shipping - not a heck of a lot of time. There are a lot of issues still. I try to be hopeful, but I really don't want them releasing a turkey...
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  10.    12 Jun 2015 #70
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
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    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    One GUI to rule them all


    Quote Originally Posted by ksdixon View Post
    - Active window's titlebars are colored, instead of being white. This makes it easier to see at a moment's glance which window is active.
    Agreed.
    The "any colour you like as long as it's white" taskbar is horrible.

    Quote Originally Posted by ksdixon View Post
    - The opened-taskbar items are easier to see, than Win10's slightly white overlay. The taskbar progress-meters (such as copy window progress, and media player timeline positions) are green instead of a slightly white overlay). These make it much easier to see at a moment's glance where they are upto.
    The little highlight indicator on the taskbar is pretty much useless.
    It's just like the OSX Dock and Ubuntu Unity launcher indicators.

    Quote Originally Posted by paulsalter View Post
    I understand the approach of desktop users as this is the majority of people using windows, but if win 10 is supposed to be a universal os that runs on all form factors then it needs to work well on all these devices
    "One GUI to rule them all" is the source of a lot of the desktop user "issues" with the W8 series.
    MS was repeated warned during the previews and they chose to ignore those warnings.

    Now "one GUI to rule them all" is causing "issues" for mobile users trying W10TP.

    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    So how's that Model-T working out for you.
    There's nothing better than "cruising in the T" swigging down "New Coke".
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