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#16 remixedcat

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:57

Wow. I kinda liked it then but I stuck to MSIE in that day.... I was running lower resolutions then and that UI wasted too much space (1024x768) so I used MSIE and preferred it. It looked nice at the time but it was too big for me.

I used the following media players longer then one month:
winamp, sonique, s2, SAP, winamp, k-jofol. wmp6.4,7,8,9,10,11,12, mediamonkey, jriver media jukebox and my fav is still media jukebox. even tho it hasnt had a version update in 2 years it's still awesome to me. I evne got a windows 8 metro looking skin for it so it blends in.


#17 Shane Nokes

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:03

Wow. I kinda liked it then but I stuck to MSIE in that day.... I was running lower resolutions then and that UI wasted too much space (1024x768) so I used MSIE and preferred it. It looked nice at the time but it was too big for me.

I used the following media players longer then one month:
winamp, sonique, s2, SAP, winamp, k-jofol. wmp6.4,7,8,9,10,11,12, mediamonkey, jriver media jukebox and my fav is still media jukebox. even tho it hasnt had a version update in 2 years it's still awesome to me. I evne got a windows 8 metro looking skin for it so it blends in.


Nice :)

Yeah I usually had monitors that could handle 1280x1024 or higher. So for me the screen real estate was well used since it made it easier. I could just click a button and there was my e-mail. Another and I was viewing messages from friends and able to respond. Another and I could jump into a game on MSN Zone.

It's one of those things that it's a case where it was very different and that put a lot of people off of using it...sort of like Zune and now Windows 8. It's different than what they are used to...so they get upset and don't want to use it. The few folks that I could get to actually sit down and give it a shot for more than a week ended up loving it. Good old Mars... *sighs*

Quick piece of Trivia.

The reason the UI was named Mars was that it was originally intended to be a companion piece to Neptune...the OS project that was ended and sort of 'merged' into bits of Win9x and became Millennium.

#18 remixedcat

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:11

I just used shortcut icons in IE and that was good enough for me... at that time tho we had a crappy monitor... lol.... but eventually got a better one and just used regular browsers even on it....

I really love server 2012 and windows 8 i really hated it back in DP but it's very nice now and I'm loving the new explorer ui, the new task manager, the new file transfer dialog, the proper multimonitor support, and most of all hyper-v is making a sexy desktop hypervisor... seriously.... no need for vmware workstation for that... I just now even got a linux vm within a linux vm on hyper-v and I never thought I would do that. LOL.... I alrleady almost got a windows server 2012 (host)>server 2012 (guest host or L1)>windows 7 (guest guest host or L2 SUCCESSFUL)>windows 7 (guest guest guest or L3 NOT WORKING SO FAR) going.... I'm very close to getting a vm within a vm within a vm!

#19 Wakers

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:21

MSN Explorer was a seriously underrated browser.

#20 hagjohn

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 16:22

So they don't want to build an x64 version of firefox but they find the time to do this? ROFL

#21 Wakers

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 20:12

I've looked for just the theme but can't find it.

#22 ObiWanToby

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 17:56

Ironic that Firefox has all these Microsoft customized versions. There is Firefox with Bing too.

#23 jackkk1

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 18:04

So they don't want to build an x64 version of firefox but they find the time to do this? ROFL

They really know how to plan a product development, others could learn from them. Looking forward to altavista and yahoo firefox editions, i hope they'll integrate some banners as well, to improve my browsing experience.

#24 Wakers

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 19:26

There's already a yahoo! version. That was the one they did first, I think.



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