Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 now available!

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by Learning Curve » Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:51 pm

Looking forward to it; hopefully it will make applications like StartIsBack and Start8 unnecessary.

Please please, MS, don't find some way to strawberry float this up.

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PostRe: Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 now available!
by 1cmanny1 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:02 pm

They have. :fp:

Why don't they just put the strawberry floating start menu back? Why are they so determined to make us accept that gooseberry fool apps thing?

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:42 pm

1cmanny1 wrote:They have. :fp:

Why don't they just put the strawberry floating start menu back? Why are they so determined to make us accept that gooseberry fool apps thing?


You...you DID see Errkal's post, didn't you?

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by 1cmanny1 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:46 pm

Di di did you see it? They are just condensing the start screen, I think MS are just trolling.

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by Wiggy G32 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:47 pm

its nice but pretty much the menu now but with icons added. The start screen is still present as well btw

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:14 pm

1cmanny1 wrote:Di di did you see it? They are just condensing the start screen, I think MS are just trolling.


The important things seems to be there - the list of recently used/commonly used programs, the power options, the search bar, not needing to click another tile to get back to your desktop. If they could drop the stupid full-screen apps that are awkward to close and switch between without a touchscreen, we'd be golden.

Wiggy G32 wrote:its nice but pretty much the menu now but with icons added. The start screen is still present as well btw


As long as I'm not forced to use it, I don't care.

Basically, I want Windows 7, but faster.

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by Wiggy G32 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:33 pm

Somebody Else's Problem wrote:
1cmanny1 wrote:Di di did you see it? They are just condensing the start screen, I think MS are just trolling.


The important things seems to be there - the list of recently used/commonly used programs, the power options, the search bar, not needing to click another tile to get back to your desktop. If they could drop the stupid full-screen apps that are awkward to close and switch between without a touchscreen, we'd be golden.

Wiggy G32 wrote:its nice but pretty much the menu now but with icons added. The start screen is still present as well btw


As long as I'm not forced to use it, I don't care.

Basically, I want Windows 7, but faster.


I believe that with this new start menu the metro apps will be able to run in the desktop like legacy apps also with the april update they will all have a big x in the corner like wp8 has at the moment but which ironically i think will get the ability to drag apps down to shut them like windows 8 in the wp8.1 update....lol its all getting a bit confusing!

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:35 pm

Wiggy G32 wrote:I believe that with this new start menu the metro apps will be able to run in the desktop like legacy apps also with the april update they will all have a big x in the corner like wp8 has at the moment but which ironically i think will get the ability to drag apps down to shut them like windows 8 in the wp8.1 update....lol its all getting a bit confusing!


Sounds interesting. This might be what gets me to move to Windows 8.

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PostRe: Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 now available!
by 1cmanny1 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:41 pm

Just move to it now, and download StartIsBack. It is just like windows 7 then, but faster.

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:10 am

1cmanny1 wrote:Just move to it now, and download StartIsBack. It is just like windows 7 then, but faster.


Except for the gooseberry fool full-screen "apps".

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by Winckle » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:12 am

Somebody Else's Problem wrote:
1cmanny1 wrote:Just move to it now, and download StartIsBack. It is just like windows 7 then, but faster.


Except for the gooseberry fool full-screen "apps".

Don't use them then?

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by Mockmaster » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:12 am


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by 1cmanny1 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:36 am

Somebody Else's Problem wrote:
1cmanny1 wrote:Just move to it now, and download StartIsBack. It is just like windows 7 then, but faster.


Except for the gooseberry fool full-screen "apps".


You can get around that by downloading proper programs.

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:14 am

They said updates should start ti roll next Tuesday i thought.

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:16 am

Winckle wrote:
Somebody Else's Problem wrote:
1cmanny1 wrote:Just move to it now, and download StartIsBack. It is just like windows 7 then, but faster.


Except for the gooseberry fool full-screen "apps".

Don't use them then?





Don't be mental, if there is a small feature of of a whole OS you don't like the obvious thing is to bitch about it forever and never move to it as that way you can never be proved wrong about then being ignorable.

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:55 pm

1cmanny1 wrote:Di di did you see it? They are just condensing the start screen, I think MS are just trolling.




you can unpin the apps so you have a normal star stop being an angry tit and use your brain.

This isn't the old menu it is an step forward but not the leap they had, you can use like the old bar or pin apps to it.

They arnt forcing you to use apps you can remove them if you want but it is an option.

Things move on this is the next step, it is a good medium between old and new.

Why don't you wait and use before declaring it gooseberry fool.

Or just ignore it and install start8 and cry like a baby that Microsoft should have just re-released 7 with a new boot animation which by the sounds of it is the only thing that would make you happy.

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by Alpha eX » Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:16 pm

Visiting the country my ex-girlfriend lives, she wants to meet up and meet my new girlfriend.

I would like to see my ex, have done before when I visit her country as we're still friends but this is while I was single.

Good or bad idea?

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by BID0 » Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:14 pm

Alpha eX wrote:Visiting the country my ex-girlfriend lives, she wants to meet up and meet my new girlfriend.

I would like to see my ex, have done before when I visit her country as we're still friends but this is while I was single.

Good or bad idea?

Great idea

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by Fizheuer Zieheuer » Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:08 pm

all I'll say is you totally posted that in the right thread

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by Fatal Exception » Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:09 pm

Alpha eX wrote:Visiting the country my ex-girlfriend lives, she wants to meet up and meet my new girlfriend.

I would like to see my ex, have done before when I visit her country as we're still friends but this is while I was single.

Good or bad idea?


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