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[quote name='BajiRav' timestamp='1342199044' post='595000735']
A) You can use the desktop control panel
B) Since when does avg. user care about Windows update? It is supposed to do its work in the background and only prompt when user interaction is needed (restart, failures)
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Oh look!! There it is, in the control panel! Well that was obvious! Why didn't show up under the search as windows update why is it under "additional updates"?

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[quote name='warwagon' timestamp='1342198292' post='595000697']
A) It's not that they moved it, but the fact it has to run full screen
B) Sure Windows key + W works. But what about the average user?
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Average users only search for settings [i]very[/i] rarely if at all. Selecting the "Settings" scope should not be a burden in these rare cases. In Windows 8 the emphasis is on having a faster and less cluttered UI for what they do 99% of the time when searching in Start (i.e. launching apps). Then it's very easy to roll over to other scopes (Settings, Files, or even inside of searchable apps). We also spent a [i]lot [/i]of time refining the keyboarding experience.

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I got epileptic censures watching that. Thanks. It also looks like the video was sped up to me.

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[quote name='Brandon Live' timestamp='1342205951' post='595001023']
Average users only search for settings [i]very[/i] rarely if at all. Selecting the "Settings" scope should not be a burden in these rare cases. In Windows 8 the emphasis is on having a faster and less cluttered UI for what they do 99% of the time when searching in Start (i.e. launching apps). Then it's very easy to roll over to other scopes (Settings, Files, or even inside of searchable apps). We also spent a [i]lot [/i]of time refining the keyboarding experience.
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Yes that's the idea that I get from Windows 8. That you need to be stupid or dumb to use it. Why would I need to run apps in fullscreen? (Especially with a "less cluttered UI"). The UI belongs in a phone, maybe tablet, not on the Desktop. Sorry but that's just what I think.
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[quote name='O5M3L' timestamp='1342206706' post='595001069']
Yes that's the idea that I get from Windows 8. That you need to be stupid or dumb to use it. Why would I need to run apps in fullscreen? (Especially with a "less cluttered UI"). The UI belongs in a phone, maybe tablet, not on the Desktop. Sorry but that's just what I think.
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HAHA ... Dude... I love your Signature. It made me burst out laughing :)

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[quote name='warwagon' timestamp='1342198292' post='595000697']
A) It's not that they moved it, but the fact it has to run full screen
B) Sure Windows key + W works. But what about the average user?
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The average user uses Windows quite differently than you.
Let Microsoft take care of them.

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The lack of folder support can make the start screen get extremely cluttered if you install a lot of applications. The Metro start screen is also frankly butt ugly. The Microsoft that listened to their users are evidently long gone, they evidently reverted to the old money gouging Microsoft. Because let's face it, that's what it's really about, selling apps.
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[quote name='warwagon' timestamp='1342207700' post='595001125']
HAHA ... Dude... I love your Signature. It made me burst out laughing :)
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lol thanks... I actually ordered a shirt with that on it :rofl:

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[quote name='O5M3L' timestamp='1342232650' post='595002039']
lol thanks... I actually ordered a shirt with that on it :rofl:
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Dude!! I want one!!! I would totally wear that on repair jobs!

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[quote name='O5M3L' timestamp='1342206706' post='595001069']
Yes that's the idea that I get from Windows 8. That you need to be stupid or dumb to use it. Why would I need to run apps in fullscreen? (Especially with a "less cluttered UI"). The UI belongs in a phone, maybe tablet, not on the Desktop. Sorry but that's just what I think.
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What? How did you get from what I said to this? You're really reaching here.

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This will probably be as popular as a million

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[quote name='Malki' timestamp='1353845595' post='595348030']
Regardless, you are spending a lot of time in this and other similiar threads complaining about 8 when you could be " power using " on 7, but I'm sure it's not because you're jelly :rofl: :rolleyes: :woot:
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this thread was dead until you brought it back to life...

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