Windows 8 advice

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  1. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

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    I need a new comp and all the good ones seems to have 8, but all the reviews say it totally sucks, even though they added the start menu.
    I'm happy with 7, I love 7, I'd rather not change or have to learn anything, and it will be a desktop without touchscreen.

    Is 8 pretty much the same as 7 or no?



    I'm being sincere. please don't make a mockery of this thread.
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    That is an amazing question :sun:
     
  3. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    stick with 7. The start menu isn't the start menu you're used to. I've been using windows 8 for awhile now and i hate it. It works well on my phone, but not on the laptop
     
  4. VarmintSam

    VarmintSam Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Windows is shit, go with linux. Its free, better security and it has everything that windows has and more. www.distrowatch.com to learn more :)
     
  5. Bro

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    8 takes some time to get used to. The start screen is worthless and all of your programs and apps are under the search function. You can still look at the root tree by clicking on the folder or my computer under search.

    I haven't dl'ed 8.1 yest but I'm guessing it makes it more familiar to find stuff.

    I still scratch my head sometimes when I want to do some things but I eventually figure it out.
     
  6. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    closing "apps" is a huge burning dick. On my phone, you just click the back button. On the laptop, it's a cunt
     
  7. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    Yeah, it took me a while to figure out that if you put your cursor in the left hand corner from the desktop, the app will pop up in a window and you right click, close to close it. :jj:
     
  8. basketcase

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    i refuse to upgrade to Windows 8. Does that mean im getting old??
     
  9. face palm

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    get a mac
     
  10. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    :lol: i just had to say it
    but fuck apple
     
  11. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    It's so stupid. Microsoft really shit the bucket on that one.
    No, it means you're smart. STAY AWAY!
     
  12. Hamptons Ranger

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    Yes it does suck. Or it takes a little getting used to anyway.

    It boots up really quick though.
     
  13. Bro

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    Should I upgrade to 8.1?
     
  14. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    well, it can't get any worse, can it?
     
  15. face palm

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    8.2 comes after 8.1, inchworm
     
  16. Mur

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    I prefer windows 7 for a laptop or desktop.

    8 is fine if your using a touchscreen like for a tablet or phone.
     
  17. Oderus

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    word. I love my windows phone. Seems like they built it for a mobile platform and tried to wedge it into the desktop format.
     
  18. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    1 avatar a day pls
     
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    64bit Windows 7 for dis nigga :coffee: