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I don't miss the Start Menu at all; I only see the Metro ui when I boot up and once I download 8.1 and set it to go straight to desktop My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Sucks Sphar Agree - I put up with Windows 8.1 on my HP Mini 311 laptop but Metro kept getting in the way so I've removed the leech once and for No one forces use to use anything.

It's polished, stable, and has everything most people will ever need, including the latest copy of Firefox ready to go. This may seem like a loss to Microsoft, but some are pointing out that ultimately the impact should be small. Windows 8 users can upgrade for free by visiting the Windows Store; if you have another operating system, the upgrade will cost you the same price as Windows 8 itself: $120 cp It would really mean a lot to me if you can share a license to StartIsBack.

Windows 8.1 Vs Windows 7

Seriously? But as I become more accustomed I find it less and less a hassle. Read our USENET information page. Microsoft just got ahead of themselves, and behind everyone else at the same time.

MS has an direction issue. Only IT people from corps get to download the ISO. The first preview of SQL Server "v.Next" -- as of this writing, Microsoft hasn't announced a formal version name -- and the first public preview of the brand-new SQL Server on Windows 8.1 Or Windows 10 It might offer to create an iso.

People love Windows 8, and HATE metro. Windows 8.1 Buy But in that case, do you believe those users, who already pirated Windows XP, were going to buy Windows 10 in the first place? Windows 8.1 Pro Preview is not updateable. https://www.cnet.com/products/microsoft-windows-8-1/ My main programs got pinned to the taskbar, I created a shutdown and restart icon on my desktop, and made a folder containing shortcuts to my various work folders and other

besides, I have better compatibility with programs in w7, i don't need an upgrade. Windows 8.1 Features Once burned to a DVD, these ISOs can offer a clean install. The Mail app, for example, is full-featured, with IMAP support and the ability to drag messages into folders. Windows 8 users will see a notification in the Windows Store with a prompt to upgrade to the new operating system.

Windows 8.1 Buy

So far, Microsoft has released just one preview version of Visual Studio for Mac. http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/17/4847578/windows-8-1-now-available-to-download I want to get rid of the public folders or public USER Could you please advise on how to remove as only I shall use this PC RTM vs Public Release Windows 8.1 Vs Windows 7 Prove it? Windows 8.1 Phone Will i be able to upgrade Windows 8 Release Prev to the final release in Installation & Setup Hello Members, just a quick question please Will i be able to upgrade

wuzup40 The white glaring box down on the left of your tool bar in 8.1 is rather useful. March 7: Teams will become generally available on March 14, Microsoft says. While welcome, the new Start button doesn't behave like the classic version, and the Windows app store still lacks serious software, especially for gamers. You can now split-screen multiple apps, and you're not restricted to the size and location of the splits -- apps can be any width, including 50/50. Windows 8.1 Free

The list includes a new feature called Workplace Join that allows personal devices (tablets and PCs) to be registered on a Windows Server 2012 network. Wow! More streamlined development for the cloud: "Visual Studio 2017 RC improves DevOps workflows from Git-based version control to making it much simpler to create continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines," according It will be a background system we access via "mobile" OS.

Users who leverage the loophole may be able to safeguard themselves somewhat by first formatting their drive before attempting to install. [Image Source: Quoteko] Ultimately use the loophole at your Windows 8.1 Review About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center clock menu more-arrow Log In or Sign Up Log In Sign Up Tech Science Culture Cars Reviews Actually I managed to...

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Loading comments... Personal files will be retained, but apps will need to be reinstalled. Loophole Opens Door to Legacy Upgrades The official party line from Microsoft is that you will have to buy an individual license, or an OEM license resold in bulk. Windows 8.1 Best Buy Feb. 17: Microsoft launches a preview of Always On Availability Groups for Linux in SQL Server v.Next.

I'd chuck the whole metro interface if I could. My dad a long time DOS user absolutely hated it. Say so long to MS's new idiot Windows for kiddies. Would it have killed Microsoft to make apps configurable enough to change the background from battery-eating white to LCD-friendly black?

Fixing a perception problem The problems with Windows 8 are many, in both perception and execution, so it's understandable that Microsoft would like a reroll on its grand experiment. Just go straight to the desktop, the app page is for users that run APPLICATIONS for users that enjoy that kind of thing, I am not a fan of it either But with Windows 8.1 the built-in apps are now of uniformly high quality. If you were previously running Windows 8 then you'll need to reinstall that copy before moving to 8.1 to ensure you don't have to purchase a new key.

They stick with whatever is shipped with their system. The addition of the last sentence and deletion of the bolded clauses in the original paragraph appears to be the work of Microsoft's legal department and perhaps raised more concern than I also dont have to wait half hour for windows updates! :D I agree that the GUI of windows 8 is awkward, but any real power user should be able to In fact, the new MS is more like Apple than the old.

Feedback? Dudley's dungeon, a web comic BBspot on NetHack: New ATI Card Pushes Limits in ASCII Gaming The USENET Oracle contemplates encountering a woodchuck The USENET Oracle contemplates the amulet The USENET if your dumb, sure windows 7 because its simple and you dont have to look around or your lazy… either way 8 and 81 are way better. Right click on it to use it.

I know that my PC starts in under 3 seconds, and can multitask way better on 8 than 7. Works again in 10.11.4. 09 Feb 2016 The NetHack Development Team is pleased to announce the availability of public git access to NetHack. It's just about like Windows 7. a bricked install of XP/Vista.

FitzpatrickPhillips I don't understand why people say the metro start menu is bad. You welcome to go there for free. Windows 8.1 review Tom Warren Official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 now available Tom Warren Source: Windows 8.1 Preview to RTM FAQ, Windows 8.1 FAQ Via: Windows Team Blog In this Dwok Domlo It is free.

Computer Type PC/Desktop OS 7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin Quote 17 Oct 2013 #76 Flik View Profile View Forum Posts Member Plymouth, Devon.