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#196 Zain Adeel

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 15:23

YAY!!! who uses it anyway? :p


#197 +FaiKee

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 03:25

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http://bbs.pcbeta.co...969354-1-1.html

8279.0.120209.1808 (Simplified Chinese Edition)

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#198 +FaiKee

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 09:36

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#199 OP Steven P.

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 09:40

Wonder what branch this is (the 8279 build).

#200 +FaiKee

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 09:52

Wonder what branch this is (the 8279 build).

winmain, they start from 8275, because 8220 to 8274 was reserved for winmain_beta branch.

#201 Excelsis

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 10:33

YAY!!! who uses it anyway? :p


I used it for a while for the Status Bar info that was missing in 7. But they brought that back so... Ya.

#202 Cereal Bawks

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 10:44

There's a 8230 build done on Friday. I thought 8250 was the CP build? I take from that, that it's not done yet.

#203 Anthonyd

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 10:48

There's a 8230 build done on Friday. I thought 8250 was the CP build? I take from that, that it's not done yet.

Because you think that MS will take few month of vacancy after building the CP? They keep working on Windows 8 you know ...

#204 George P

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 11:48

Because you think that MS will take few month of vacancy after building the CP? They keep working on Windows 8 you know ...


Yeah, thats what the 827x builds are. The CP could end up being anything up to 826x for all we know at this point.

#205 Cereal Bawks

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 12:13

Because you think that MS will take few month of vacancy after building the CP? They keep working on Windows 8 you know ...

If someone claims there's a done CP build, why would they spin new ones below said build number? Especially when the ongoing development line is at 827x by now? That tells me that the escrow period is still not over, unlike what seems to have been claimed in various places.

#206 Grinch

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 15:49

If someone claims there's a done CP build, why would they spin new ones below said build number? Especially when the ongoing development line is at 827x by now? That tells me that the escrow period is still not over, unlike what seems to have been claimed in various places.


Does anyone truly understand how builds and branches work with Microsoft? :p

#207 Dot Matrix

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 16:18

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:D :D This has been a long time coming, IMO. A welcome change in my mind, classic shell post XP drives me nuts.

#208 PGHammer

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 18:05

:D :D This has been a long time coming, IMO. A welcome change in my mind, classic shell post XP drives me nuts.


The majority of the anti-Metro hatred isn't that the Classic Shell *itself* is gone - it's all those post-XP add-ons to the menu.

First off - other than the menu, what used it? (From what I've seen, the majority of Windows applications (the ones that ship with Windows) moved away from using the "classic shell" starting way back with "Memphis" and "Nashville" - even Explorer itself.) The menu you see when you hover over the orb in the WDP is small, sparse, and utilitarian. It's also using a larger and more legible font - great not just for tablets and slates, but large-screen desktop and TV displays, as well. (Even if you run your desktop at 1920x1080 or larger, who really likes to squint at tiny type?)

#209 Dot Matrix

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 18:21

The majority of the anti-Metro hatred isn't that the Classic Shell *itself* is gone - it's all those post-XP add-ons to the menu.

First off - other than the menu, what used it? (From what I've seen, the majority of Windows applications (the ones that ship with Windows) moved away from using the "classic shell" starting way back with "Memphis" and "Nashville" - even Explorer itself.) The menu you see when you hover over the orb in the WDP is small, sparse, and utilitarian. It's also using a larger and more legible font - great not just for tablets and slates, but large-screen desktop and TV displays, as well. (Even if you run your desktop at 1920x1080 or larger, who really likes to squint at tiny type?)


I think you're mistaken as to what the classic shell is - it's the Windows 9x "look" (the tanish looking "classic" theme). Also, if users are using larger screens, there is a way to increase the DPI, which will increase the size of the elements on the screen. The only downside to that is liitle to no 3rd party applications make user of DPI settings, and are completely destroyed when the system DPI is raised.

#210 bogas04

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 18:30

If i had cared to buy that cheap thing :/

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