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Do you use category view in the control panel?

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#16 OP +warwagon

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 23:09

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#17 Javik

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 23:13

Done :)

#18 Growled

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:39

Nope, hate category view. It's worthless.

#19 Lord Method Man

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:04

Disabled category view on every installation I've done going back to XP in 2002.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:28

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Oh, ok...

#21 iron2000

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:07

I don't use it but I don't dislike it either.

The Start screen is ok but I don't really use it much.
The Start screen and Desktop relationship in Win 8 makes me think of a human turned inside-out.

#22 enc_MAYhem

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:26

its way better.. if i cant find what i want i just search it up, thats it.

#23 The Dingus Diddler

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:28

I always leave it in classic view because I know where everything that I use is.

#24 zhangm

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 11:02

I'm indifferent to whatever view they've now set for the Control Panel. I always use Search to find settings that I want to change.

#25 Fahim S.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 23:08

Thought it sucked on XP but since Vista I have been using category view. I find a hierarchical system easier to use when locating stuff but have search when I get stuck.

Can't stand the 'sprayed on' UI view. More than 15 or so icons and I find myself spending way too much time scanning.


#26 Aergan

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 23:20

Dislike Category View on Control panel. It's one of the first things I change on non-Domain PC's along with showing file extensions.

I do like Start screen though. I like the WinKey + type name of something functionality.

#27 +Majesticmerc

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 23:30

In XP and Vista category view was an abomination, they finally got it right in Windows 7 IMO, and keep it that way now. To be honest though the only thing I do in the control panel any more is uninstall stuff, so it might just be apathy causing me not to use it. If I can't find a control panel activity I'll normally just use the search bar and it pops straight up, so the category view is basically a non-issue.

#28 exotoxic

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 23:49

Got to use large icons, can never find what i want in category view.

#29 wrack

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 00:16

I just hit "Start" and type!

#30 stockwiz

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 03:09

if you mean do I change it to 'small icons' the answer is yes.