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    Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    fail lol, but they are going to change it.

    http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/330c8...44feabdc0.html

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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Well I just saw this

    http://blogs.computerworld.com/ios/2...indows-8-metro

    Maybe just a rumour.

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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    . . . “customer satisfaction with Windows 8 with touch is strong”.

    This sounds strangely familiar:

    "The Force is strong with this one."
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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Quote Originally Posted by monkeybrain2012 View Post
    Well I just saw this

    http://blogs.computerworld.com/ios/2...indows-8-metro

    Maybe just a rumour.
    No it's true. You can already download Win8.1 developer images from MSDN and it's more like Win7 but you still have the option to go full metro etc.

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    Smile Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Quote Originally Posted by tgalati4 View Post
    . . . “customer satisfaction with Windows 8 with touch is strong”.

    This sounds strangely familiar:

    "The Force is strong with this one."
    *Raises eyebrow*...Sometimes it's better to leave things unsaid,which is what I'm doing.
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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    I'm not surprised windows Me / vista was failed too!! It seems every other OS Microsoft brings it is like that.

    Windows Me bad , Windows XP fixed that , windows vista bad , windows 7 fixed that , windows 8 bad !! Now it is up windows 9 to fix that when it comes out be it year ,two or three years from now.

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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Again this mess could have been solved if Microsoft didnt push Windows 7 out of stores and off computers.
    Windows 7 for traditional setups, win8 for touchscreens.
    Was that so difficult?

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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Quote Originally Posted by MadmanRB View Post
    Again this mess could have been solved if Microsoft didnt push Windows 7 out of stores and off computers.
    Windows 7 for traditional setups, win8 for touchscreens.
    Was that so difficult?
    Underneath Win8 is better than Win7. They should have just given people the option to switch between metro and a conventional desktop. Anyway, that will now happen in Win8.1, you will have that choice.

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    Arrow Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Quote Originally Posted by mips View Post
    They should have just given people the option to switch between metro and a conventional desktop. Anyway, that will now happen in Win8.1, you will have that choice.
    So true..Choice is good,as we Linux users know.
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    Re: Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software

    Quote Originally Posted by mips View Post
    Underneath Win8 is better than Win7. They should have just given people the option to switch between metro and a conventional desktop. Anyway, that will now happen in Win8.1, you will have that choice.
    Doesnt matter.
    The fact MS needs to come out with a patch like this shows they were overconfident in metro.
    Until they could get more touch devices win8 should have been optional and not forced on an unready market.
    They should have given win7 one more year and let win 8 have two versions when it came out

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