Windows 10: build 9879

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  1.    22 Nov 2014 #61

    cpupro said: View Post
    I like that design, looks nice!
    I thought so! Looks a little more refined. I'm not crazy about this trend toward the 'flat, light pastel colors' look.
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       23 Nov 2014 #62

    Edwin said: View Post
    The new folder look is not appealing and it ain't workin!
    Edwin said: View Post
    I'm not crazy about this trend toward the 'flat, light pastel colors' look.
    You don’t like Monet?

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    Modern Metro

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    Aero/Chrome had its day, but the trouble of it is that it was too much “machine” which made me feel machine-like > Matrix-like. I found the Metro design language very refreshing. Makes me feel more a part of nature of which we are, not part of a machine.

    Metro (design language) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The folders you presented are more in line with the Metro design language than the manila folders, which BTW they present them the way we use them (vertical lying flat), not storing them (horizontal).

    Pink Floyd had a definite message:

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  3.    23 Nov 2014 #63

    You make some good points HG!
    Especially the part about the way folders are presented and used.
    I've got a couple widgets on my tablet where you can flip through recent items like a roll-o-dex; I thought that to be a cool idea but might be a bit much for a heavily populated Windows folder. Maybe for 'Recent Items' or something like that.
    Maybe they have stuff like that on a Windows Phone/Tablet?
    (Almost bought a Windows Phone the other day but had reservations about the features, especially Cortana!)
    (Nice pics btw!)
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       27 Nov 2014 #64

    davehc said: View Post
    "Disk cleanup taking forever to launch"

    See here
    Speaking of Cleanup, I got the system to quit reloading Explorer every time I touched it by turning off the touch service(apropos I know) but running disk cleanup hardly cleaned up anything. Is there a folder tree that can be deleted in one go to get rid of the installation chaff?

    I'm running in a VM and before I killed the touch service and Windows Search I could not even arrow down the Winkey x menu. Really tough sledding even after defrag of the guest and host OS drives.
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