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#376 FloatingFatMan

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:36

Hmm.. Neat. I'll have to see if Classic Start menu has that option when I get home...Thanks. :)


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Posted 07 November 2012 - 10:30

Start8 to the rescue:


Hot corners are one of the bad things designed on win8 indeed, if they were configurable it would have been better (even as a hidden setting) but no, we have to literally disable them :D

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 13:12

I really do not want to start using third party tools, but this mess is not very fun while working.

#379 scaramonga

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:12

I really do not want to start using third party tools, but this mess is not very fun while working.


Windows 8 requires the use of third party tools just to make it seem kinda 'normal'.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:17

everybody u want a start menu go back to 7 stop ur crying and deal with it

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:19

yo dawg, I heard you like logical fallacies...


You haven't accepted the challenge. the only fallacy is your posting off topic pictures because you think it's funny. But keep up the pace, looking like a fool is keeping most of us entertained.

#382 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:30

Start8 to the rescue:


I'd be really nice if Microsoft included those options out of the box. I hate installing 3rd part utlitie on my machine to do a job that should be there.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:32

everybody u want a start menu go back to 7 stop ur crying and deal with it


Did I say I wanted the start menu back? I just want to disable these hidden menus and bars while in the desktop environment.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 16:36

Trying to activate the charms bar on a dual monitor setup also isn't very fun. I know windows 8 has keyboard shortcuts out the ass. Like Windows key +C displays the charms bar. Which is great for someone who knows their ass from a hole in the ground. But what about the average user? They barely know control + c copies.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 18:45

Hmm.. Neat. I'll have to see if Classic Start menu has that option when I get home...Thanks. :)


Yes, Settings > Windows 8 Settings > Disable Active Corners > Choices are 1) None. 2) Start Screen. 3) All.

#386 Shane Nokes

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 23:20

Windows 8 requires the use of third party tools just to make it seem kinda 'normal'.


If that were the case I would require 3rd party tools to change things the way you have to work in a 'normal' manner and I don't have any installed.

Hmm...

#387 j1232

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 23:42

I have been running Windows 8 for over a year now on a desktop and have become use to it. But now I cant decied on what to install. Apps from the store on the metro side or native apps. For instanse there is the skype version for desktop and there is a version in the metro side. . . which do i use or keep. Also there is another anoying thing with Chrome, Chrome has a sandboxed version in metro and the desktop is completly seperate. Even if operating at the same time. . . its wasting reasources and also anoying.

There is always linux.

I have been running Windows 8 for over a year now on a desktop and have become use to it. But now I cant decied on what to install. Apps from the store on the metro side or native apps. For instanse there is the skype version for desktop and there is a version in the metro side. . . which do i use or keep. Also there is another anoying thing with Chrome, Chrome has a sandboxed version in metro and the desktop is completly seperate. Even if operating at the same time. . . its wasting reasources and also anoying.

There is always linux.

#388 Growled

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 23:45

everybody u want a start menu go back to 7 stop ur crying and deal with it


Why? Isn't that what third party addons are for? To give wanted /needed features.

#389 scaramonga

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:01

If that were the case I would require 3rd party tools to change things the way you have to work in a 'normal' manner and I don't have any installed.

Hmm...


I work very differently from you, believe me. ;)

#390 Shane Nokes

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:09

I work very differently from you, believe me. ;)


Very likely. I've been working on PC's and doing IT, networking, and QA testing and such for about 15 years professionally...so I tend to use my PC in multiple ways doing about 30 things at once.

For this scenario it works awesome. :)