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  1.    10 Jul 2015 #161
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    There are some very good Linux distros that are very similar to Windows. For example: Ubuntu . the only issue is making sure what you need to run can be run in Linux. But I have used it and it is very good..
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  2.    10 Jul 2015 #162
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,826
    OS X, Win 10

    . . .I thank some of you folks just have to many computers. . .
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  3.    10 Jul 2015 #163

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    . . .I thank some of you folks just have to many computers. . .
    You think or thank :-) Idaho...my goodness. My best friend moved out to Boise with his wife some years ago...me stuck here outside of DC...that is why I have so many computers!
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  4.    10 Jul 2015 #164
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 38
    windows 7

    win 7 is by far the fastest way to navigate without going all over to get to the same place,i find 7 easy to use and a basic interface.
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  5.    10 Jul 2015 #165

    Quote Originally Posted by musky View Post
    win 7 is by far the fastest way to navigate without going all over to get to the same place,i find 7 easy to use and a basic interface.
    I would agree that win 7 is a good OS. yes, it took awhile to get into it innards after xp...but there was not that much that had to be done because it is stable.
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  6.    10 Jul 2015 #166
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 34,834
    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & current Insider 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by musky View Post
    win 7 is by far the fastest way to navigate without going all over to get to the same place,i find 7 easy to use and a basic interface.
    Right click Start Flag or WinKey/X introduced in 8.

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  7.    11 Jul 2015 #167
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,870
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

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    What's more, if you use the desktop toolbar and hide desktop icons, you have a neat clean desktop, with everything available from a single click from the taskbar:
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  8.    11 Jul 2015 #168
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 167
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64

    ^ That's neat - but why is the Desktop label not the link to open a list of desktop items, rather than a couple of redundant and very thin nondescript arrows next to the Desktop label? Total non-sense-making.
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  9.    11 Jul 2015 #169
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,485
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Delicieuxz View Post
    ^ That's neat - but why is the Desktop label not the link to open a list of desktop items, rather than a couple of redundant and very thin nondescript arrows next to the Desktop label? Total non-sense-making.
    Because then it would just be a folder. It has to be that way to remain a cascading menu.
    You can hide the label though.

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  10.    11 Jul 2015 #170
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Quote Originally Posted by Delicieuxz View Post
    ^ That's neat - but why is the Desktop label not the link to open a list of desktop items, rather than a couple of redundant and very thin nondescript arrows next to the Desktop label? Total non-sense-making.
    If you look, it is exactly the same back in Windows 7:

    Desktop Toolbar on Taskbar - Add or Remove - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Those of us who did not like the Start menu limitations, or a cluttered desktop, used the taskbar toolbars long before Windows 8 made things difficult for people who could not live with change.
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