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#271 BajiRav

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 14:53

That should be no problem for most since nobody likes full screen apps here :)
They all have big monitors, full screen apps are useless

I should have said "maximized" desktop window :) personally my time with Lightroom panels on the right and other maximized windows is a hit & miss with the charms bar.


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Posted 13 July 2012 - 15:06



#273 BajiRav

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 16:22


In a nutshell, "who moved my cheese?". I kind of understand the music app thing but seriously, Windows update? :wacko: Not to mention, you can do Win + W for searching settings.
The start screen installer mess is no different from Windows 7.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 16:51

In a nutshell, "who moved my cheese?". I kind of understand the music app thing but seriously, Windows update? :wacko: Not to mention, you can do Win + W for searching settings.
The start screen installer mess is no different from Windows 7.


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?

#275 BajiRav

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 17:04

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?

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)

#276 +warwagon

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 17:06

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)


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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Posted 13 July 2012 - 18:59

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?


Average users only search for settings very 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 lot of time refining the keyboarding experience.

#278 Shadrack

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 19:11

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

#279 0sit0

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 19:11

Average users only search for settings very 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 lot of time refining the keyboarding experience.


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.

#280 +warwagon

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 19:28

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.


HAHA ... Dude... I love your Signature. It made me burst out laughing :)

#281 Ice_Blue

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 21:49

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?


The average user uses Windows quite differently than you.
Let Microsoft take care of them.

#282 Javik

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 00:38

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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Posted 14 July 2012 - 02:24

HAHA ... Dude... I love your Signature. It made me burst out laughing :)


lol thanks... I actually ordered a shirt with that on it :rofl:

#284 +warwagon

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 02:39

lol thanks... I actually ordered a shirt with that on it :rofl:


Dude!! I want one!!! I would totally wear that on repair jobs!

#285 +Brandon Live

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 20:09

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.


What? How did you get from what I said to this? You're really reaching here.