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  1.    19 Feb 2015 #21

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    whs said: View Post
    Rumors are that they will keep the start screen option. But it is only a rumor..
    Now that would be good. I could make use of that option.

    Jeff
    I don't think it is or ever was an MS option, it was merely a hack somebody figured out, wasn't it?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7
       19 Feb 2015 #22

    I guess, but in order to be hacked, the function has to be there somehow.
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  3. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Feb 2015 #23

    whs said: View Post
    I guess, but in order to be hacked, the function has to be there somehow.
    I agree, the function had to be there so it could be activated via the hack.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 84
    Windows
       21 Feb 2015 #24

    Brink said: View Post
    The Start screeen
    Reworked into a toggle button but still there.

    Brink said: View Post
    The Charms menu
    Reworked but still there (AFAIK tablets still get the Charms menu).

    Brink said: View Post
    Corner-based navigation
    Same as above.

    Brink said: View Post
    Windows RT
    Windows Mobile...

    Brink said: View Post
    Full-screen Metro apps
    Reworked into a toggle button but still there.

    From SkyDrive to OneDrive
    Renaming isn't exactly "tossed away".

    That leaves 4 features that yet may still reappear at a later time

    • The People hub
    • Windows Media Center
    • Share contracts
    • The two-headed Internet Explorer
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
    Posts : 446
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM
       22 Feb 2015 #25

    Mystere said: View Post
    If you just use them for media players, it doesn't really matter. However, there are plenty of third party media center apps out there...
    I don't want to use a 3rd party program I want to use Windows Media Center which is easy to use and does the job properly.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Washington
    Posts : 302
    Windows 10 10586
       22 Feb 2015 #26

    The Start Screen didn't get axed, it got somewhat neutered.

    Media Center won't be a huge loss at all, Media Player should also leave as well but that would mean Xbox Music would have to stop sucking and we can't have that.

    Share contracts are still not gone, Charms bar got removed.

    It's like the author hasn't used Windows 8 nor 10...
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  7.    22 Feb 2015 #27

    Why are they killing WMC? I used it to watch tv.
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       22 Feb 2015 #28

    swarfega said: View Post
    Why are they killing WMC? I used it to watch tv.
    Don't know.. post feedback that it's a feature that you still want. Who knows, if enough also want it they might keep it.
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  9. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       22 Feb 2015 #29

    whs said: View Post
    There are a few other losses - e.g. the 'Check for updates' has disappeared from the Control Panel.
    'Check for updates' is in Settings now, under Update & Recovery.
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  10. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       22 Feb 2015 #30

    sgage said: View Post
    'Check for updates' is in Settings now, under Update & Recovery.
    Yup,, for better or worse that's where it is now.
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