Windows 8 vs Windows 7: Dispelling myths.

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#151 Posted by locopatho (20131 posts) -

Linux is the future I think.

Chozofication
Nah. It still sucks for the end user. It's good for developers/enthusiasts.
#152 Posted by Plagueless (2569 posts) -

I see that MS has windows 8 pro upgrade for sale for $40 until january 30th. Should I upgrade from 7? Honestly

guard12
If you want to see the speed up and get used to the new UI now (because MS is not going back) then by all means do. Personally, I completely understand why people wouldn't upgrade from 7 to 8. What this was more aimed at was to people buying/building new PCs.
#153 Posted by 04dcarraher (19171 posts) -

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"][QUOTE="XaosII"] 60 Million isn't selling well, HOKAY, business taking to it surprisingly well isn't selling? HOKAY. Your hate is empty nothingness, Windows 8 will only get better and better.hexashadow13
60 million are bought licenses are from mostly oem makers is mostly all prebuilts,laptops, tablets and phones using 8 :lol: "At some point, are going to have to face reality: Windows 8 is selling slowly. More slowly than Windows 7 at launch, and more slowly than Windows 7 a year ago.Despite the hype, and hope, around the launch of Windows 8, the new operating system did little to boost holiday sales or improve the year-long Windows notebook sales decline, NPD noted. Windows notebook holiday unit sales dropped 11 percent, on par with Black Friday, and similar to the yearly trend, but revenue trends weakened since Black Friday to end the holiday period down 10.5 percent . [Average Selling Prices, or ASPs] rose only $2 to $420. Touchscreen notebooks were 4.5 percent of Windows 8 sales with ASPs around $700. Sales of Windows notebooks under $500 fell by 16 percent while notebooks priced above $500 increased 4 percent.

No the real reality here is Windows 8 is at its core better than 7 and business are starting to realise this. at its core its better than windows 7 and simple free apps bring back all the functionality of windows 7 if required. In reality this operating system was designed for the future, not to satisfy a slowly dying PC centric community, anyone who thought that windows 8 would be massive in its first year are a joke of a human being as none of the hybrid devices have truly come into their own yet. Regaurdless of your stupid hate and naysaying, a hybrid desktop and devices are the future, one start change is NOTHING to cry over.

:lol:

please as long as keyboard and mouse are the primary interfaces and there is a need for editing and creating the metro UI is pointless and is not the future, touch screen UI does not belong on desktops period. And win8 is failing but At some point, the cheerleaders like you and yes, amazingly, theyre out thereare going to have to face reality Win 8 isnt catching on.and is not selling well.

#154 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -

Linux is the future I think.

Chozofication

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I don't understand this **** Microsoft make an OS that is practically windows 7 but catering to future computer models, and suddenly a niche industry/enthusiast (and by enthusiast I mean far beyond most gamespotters here) Honestly, this hipster linux talk is all crap. none of you will switch because even with Windows 8, Windows is by far the best overall computer OS for 99% of things, THAT is the reality.

#155 Posted by Chozofication (2720 posts) -

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

hexashadow13

Until the average person's computer skills improve immensely, that ain't gonna happen.

Linux is always improving, but yeah it'll be a while.

I'm using windows 7 right now but my next PC will run Linux.

#156 Posted by 04dcarraher (19171 posts) -

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

MBirdy88

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I.

:lol: you explained right there windows 8 compared to 7
#157 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -

[QUOTE="hexashadow13"][QUOTE="04dcarraher"] 60 million are bought licenses are from mostly oem makers is mostly all prebuilts,laptops, tablets and phones using 8 :lol: "At some point, are going to have to face reality: Windows 8 is selling slowly. More slowly than Windows 7 at launch, and more slowly than Windows 7 a year ago.Despite the hype, and hope, around the launch of Windows 8, the new operating system did little to boost holiday sales or improve the year-long Windows notebook sales decline, NPD noted. Windows notebook holiday unit sales dropped 11 percent, on par with Black Friday, and similar to the yearly trend, but revenue trends weakened since Black Friday to end the holiday period down 10.5 percent . [Average Selling Prices, or ASPs] rose only $2 to $420. Touchscreen notebooks were 4.5 percent of Windows 8 sales with ASPs around $700. Sales of Windows notebooks under $500 fell by 16 percent while notebooks priced above $500 increased 4 percent.04dcarraher

No the real reality here is Windows 8 is at its core better than 7 and business are starting to realise this. at its core its better than windows 7 and simple free apps bring back all the functionality of windows 7 if required. In reality this operating system was designed for the future, not to satisfy a slowly dying PC centric community, anyone who thought that windows 8 would be massive in its first year are a joke of a human being as none of the hybrid devices have truly come into their own yet. Regaurdless of your stupid hate and naysaying, a hybrid desktop and devices are the future, one start change is NOTHING to cry over.

:lol:

please as long as keyboard and mouse are the primary interfaces and there is a need for editing and creating the metro UI is pointless and is not the future, touch screen UI does not belong on desktops period. And win8 is failing but At some point, the cheerleaders like you and yes, amazingly, theyre out thereare going to have to face reality Win 8 isnt catching on.and is not selling well.

So dull, nothing about windows 8 says that mouse and keyboard are becoming redundant and neither did I. But if you can't see benefits in mobile hybrid devices thats your problem, even a desktop like iMAC can be portable as shown by the new lenova devices.

But keep preetending the stationary brick will remain the way it is.

#158 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -
[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

04dcarraher

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I.

:lol: you explained right there windows 8 compared to 7

Dull, Dull dull troll.
#160 Posted by wis3boi (31009 posts) -

Windows 7 desktop using Rainmeter. For the metro tablet lovers.

omnimo_windows_8__v2_1__by_haluk444-d506

#161 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -

Windows 7 desktop using Rainmeter. For the metro tablet lovers.

omnimo_windows_8__v2_1__by_haluk444-d506

wis3boi
Old, and ironic considering that is a memory hog and rainmetre is tempermental at best.
#162 Posted by SNIPER4321 (10142 posts) -

Windows 7 desktop using Rainmeter. For the metro tablet lovers.

omnimo_windows_8__v2_1__by_haluk444-d506

wis3boi
this is why i hate Win 8 so much. looks like Xbox Dashboard that I hate alot....
#163 Posted by wis3boi (31009 posts) -

[QUOTE="wis3boi"]

Windows 7 desktop using Rainmeter. For the metro tablet lovers.

MBirdy88

Old, and ironic considering that is a memory hog and rainmetre is tempermental at best.

My desktop. Rainmeter is using 8mb of RAM. Oh the horror!

pZ45g.png

#164 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -
Then it has improved, still wouldn't use it, very overated.
#165 Posted by wis3boi (31009 posts) -

Then it has improved, still wouldn't use it, very overated.MBirdy88

yeah, making my own icons and widgets si so overrated

#166 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]Then it has improved, still wouldn't use it, very overated.wis3boi

yeah, making my own icons and widgets si so overrated

Yea, other than "oh my desktop looks slightly nicer and functional" it really is a waste of time. and very limted.
#167 Posted by savagetwinkie (7981 posts) -

before i could hit the window key and start typing and find almost anything on my PC immediately, this no longer works, Also I tried to use the tiles as a start menu replacement but I have yet to find out how to start internet explorer for the desktop via the start menu. Some of my games don't work! Also there being no button for start its easy to accidently click on the new start menu when going for your left most docked item.

Windoze 8 didn't do anything useful, all it did was force us to use a UI that was meant for tablets, and funnel us into using the store to get apps that were bundled with the OS previously. Oh they also start the desktop before anything else to give that illusion of boot speed.

Oh wait... Task manager is nice though

#168 Posted by White_Dreams (913 posts) -
Metro is awful, and removing the start menu while not adding any worthwhile improvements is a bad choice, you can try and dispel myths all you want, but no one wants the oS, it has a slower uptake than Vista.
#169 Posted by Chozofication (2720 posts) -

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

MBirdy88

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I don't understand this **** Microsoft make an OS that is practically windows 7 but catering to future computer models, and suddenly a niche industry/enthusiast (and by enthusiast I mean far beyond most gamespotters here) Honestly, this hipster linux talk is all crap. none of you will switch because even with Windows 8, Windows is by far the best overall computer OS for 99% of things, THAT is the reality.

I don't know much about hipsters but I imagine they wouldn't want to use Linux.

#170 Posted by Zophar87 (4345 posts) -

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

04dcarraher

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I.

:lol: you explained right there windows 8 compared to 7

Except no.

#171 Posted by Zophar87 (4345 posts) -

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]Then it has improved, still wouldn't use it, very overated.wis3boi

yeah, making my own icons and widgets si so overrated

That's kinda cool actually.

#172 Posted by 04dcarraher (19171 posts) -

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"][QUOTE="MBirdy88"] If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I.

Zophar87

:lol: you explained right there windows 8 compared to 7

Except no.

denial
#173 Posted by Zophar87 (4345 posts) -

[QUOTE="Zophar87"]

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"] :lol: you explained right there windows 8 compared to 7 04dcarraher

Except no.

denial

You can't even back up any of your ridiculous claims anymore and yet you persist like you have something to prove.

#174 Posted by savagetwinkie (7981 posts) -

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

Linux is the future I think.

Chozofication

If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I don't understand this **** Microsoft make an OS that is practically windows 7 but catering to future computer models, and suddenly a niche industry/enthusiast (and by enthusiast I mean far beyond most gamespotters here) Honestly, this hipster linux talk is all crap. none of you will switch because even with Windows 8, Windows is by far the best overall computer OS for 99% of things, THAT is the reality.

I don't know much about hipsters but I imagine they wouldn't want to use Linux.

linux isn't terrible if you're doing basic things as an end user, I imagine any legitimate gamer that buys up to date parts won't have any thing to do with linux though. the drivers are infinitly worse, most companies do not update drivers for linux and you almost have to rely on communities to make open source drivers. Also any one who wants like an eyefinity display... good luck. Linux's multimonitor support is absoluleltly terrible. AMD's drivers are crap as well as the Open source drivers for nvidia. I'd wait for ubuntu 14 or maybe even 16 before thinking the switch will be good. There is at least some focus on Ubuntu that it might be a worthwhile OS one day for everyone, for right now its best for people that can't afford to buy software.
#175 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (5646 posts) -
It does absolutely nothing for me to need the upgrade. tagyhag
Yeah... Exactly.
#176 Posted by 04dcarraher (19171 posts) -

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"][QUOTE="Zophar87"]

Except no.

Zophar87

denial

You can't even back up any of your ridiculous claims anymore and yet you persist like you have something to prove.

dont need too, its the truth, since your in denial thats why its hard for you to understand
#177 Posted by Chozofication (2720 posts) -

[QUOTE="Chozofication"]

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"] If you want endless dependencies, a million more steps to perform tasks. I don't understand this **** Microsoft make an OS that is practically windows 7 but catering to future computer models, and suddenly a niche industry/enthusiast (and by enthusiast I mean far beyond most gamespotters here) Honestly, this hipster linux talk is all crap. none of you will switch because even with Windows 8, Windows is by far the best overall computer OS for 99% of things, THAT is the reality.

savagetwinkie

I don't know much about hipsters but I imagine they wouldn't want to use Linux.

linux isn't terrible if you're doing basic things as an end user, I imagine any legitimate gamer that buys up to date parts won't have any thing to do with linux though. the drivers are infinitly worse, most companies do not update drivers for linux and you almost have to rely on communities to make open source drivers. Also any one who wants like an eyefinity display... good luck. Linux's multimonitor support is absoluleltly terrible. AMD's drivers are crap as well as the Open source drivers for nvidia. I'd wait for ubuntu 14 or maybe even 16 before thinking the switch will be good. There is at least some focus on Ubuntu that it might be a worthwhile OS one day for everyone, for right now its best for people that can't afford to buy software.

I'm sure Linux has a long way to go.

#178 Posted by hexashadow13 (5157 posts) -

before i could hit the window key and start typing and find almost anything on my PC immediately, this no longer works, Also I tried to use the tiles as a start menu replacement but I have yet to find out how to start internet explorer for the desktop via the start menu. Some of my games don't work! Also there being no button for start its easy to accidently click on the new start menu when going for your left most docked item.

Windoze 8 didn't do anything useful, all it did was force us to use a UI that was meant for tablets, and funnel us into using the store to get apps that were bundled with the OS previously. Oh they also start the desktop before anything else to give that illusion of boot speed.

Oh wait... Task manager is nice though

savagetwinkie

1. Yes you can. Press start menu and start typing. Press up or down on arrow keys to specify apps/settings/files.

2. Internet Explorer? Seriously? Seriously seriously? Anyway, open internet explorer, click the gear at the top right->internet options->programs and change the drop down box at the top to always in internet explorer on desktop.

#179 Posted by EPaul (9906 posts) -

Sticking to Win7 i always skip a microsoft os (Vista) so i'll be skipping Win8

#180 Posted by Rockman999 (7232 posts) -

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"]

From my personal experience, Windows 8 as a desktop OS is junk compared to 7. Having to shuffle your way through metro to get to certain places and features, Major lack of backwards compatibility for older games compared to 7. Every XP era game I tried had graphical glitches or wouldn't run at all while using latest drivers. Once back to 7 all issues were gone. With Win 8 they removed alot of the legacy coding that makes older programs and games work.

Zophar87

You haven't ever used Windows 8 for any extensive period of personal use. Have you?

Yeah I don't know what the hell he's talking about. GTA3,VC, SA and BF1942 work fine for me and BF1942 didn't even start up for me in Win 7. All other games also run great on Win8 and some even let me play them in higher settings like Dragon Age 2 which would crash if I tried to play in DX11 on Win7 but is perfectly fine on Win8. I'm still running on the same laptop too.

TL;DR: Haters gonna hate.

Thats cool, if you like to see encoding errors all over the place. Use MPC which is far better than VLC.clyde46
Lol it aint 2005 anymore.

VLC works.

#181 Posted by savagetwinkie (7981 posts) -

[QUOTE="savagetwinkie"]

before i could hit the window key and start typing and find almost anything on my PC immediately, this no longer works, Also I tried to use the tiles as a start menu replacement but I have yet to find out how to start internet explorer for the desktop via the start menu. Some of my games don't work! Also there being no button for start its easy to accidently click on the new start menu when going for your left most docked item.

Windoze 8 didn't do anything useful, all it did was force us to use a UI that was meant for tablets, and funnel us into using the store to get apps that were bundled with the OS previously. Oh they also start the desktop before anything else to give that illusion of boot speed.

Oh wait... Task manager is nice though

hexashadow13

1. Yes you can. Press start menu and start typing. Press up or down on arrow keys to specify apps/settings/files.

2. Internet Explorer? Seriously? Seriously seriously? Anyway, open internet explorer, click the gear at the top right->internet options->programs and change the drop down box at the top to always in internet explorer on desktop.

1. Wrong, the additional up/down to select the correct filter adds more key strokes, so you cannot press the windows key and search for almost everything on a PC.

2. Its IE, and i didn't put much effort into it...

edit: actually i did find a way and didn't even know it, I "uninstalled" the ie "app" and now i can select the .exe file in the start menu

#182 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16744 posts) -
[QUOTE="Plagueless"][QUOTE="lx_theo"][QUOTE="Plagueless"] Fair enough, I can see that. However what I don't understand is people building new PC's with Windows 7.

Cheaper and avoids the risks with how Microsoft handles WIndows 8

Actually it doesn't, it actually makes you more prone to problems since one day MS will stop supporting Windows 7, and new programs (like games) won't work properly.

When that happens, we will have the next windows and if enough of us speak with our wallets and buy 7 instead of 8, they will get the message and go back to the drawing board with the next windows. Support for 7 isn't going bye bye anytime soon. Who knows, maybe by then, we will all be moving over to linux. I know I for one would love a solid option to allow me to leave Windows for good. In fact, the only thing holding me back right now if the lack of game support, but with me buying so many games through Steam, that isn't far off.
#183 Posted by Timstuff (26823 posts) -
I'm not upgrading until they come out with DirectX 12 and I have no choice.
#184 Posted by jun_aka_pekto (15887 posts) -

Support for 7 isn't going bye bye anytime soon. AmazonTreeBoa

I remember reading somewhere in Microsoft's FAQ that Vista is going to be supported until 2017 and Windows 7 until 2020.

#185 Posted by airshocker (28814 posts) -

I'm pretty fond of Win7. Games run great on it and I quite enjoy my desktop feeling like a desktop, not a touch screen.

#186 Posted by wis3boi (31009 posts) -

[QUOTE="wis3boi"]

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"]Then it has improved, still wouldn't use it, very overated.Zophar87

yeah, making my own icons and widgets si so overrated

That's kinda cool actually.

Just redid mine again to clean it up :P

kfpQk.jpg

#187 Posted by topgunmv (10136 posts) -

[QUOTE="04dcarraher"][QUOTE="XaosII"]

I have a desktop with Windows 8 and its not. Very convincing evidence.

MBirdy88

aw there's a reason why Windows 8 isnt selling too well, because its pointless change for desktops and laptops meant for mouse and keyboards This metro tile interface is forced on you. And it's not designed efficiently for desktops. Period. Full stop. End of story. And this BS about "hey haters, just switch to Desktop mode" ... well, yes, you can do that, but guess what, you're constantly having to flop between 2 completely different user experiences (tiles and desktop icons) on a regular basis to do it. And the experience is nothing short of a hassle Oh wait, please tell me "get with times, leave the past behind". Ok, i'd love to ... i'll try running a new RT tile app. Let's see here.... now i have a SINGLE FULL SCREEN APP on my 17" screen. 90% of my screen is wasted on showing nothingness.

60 Million isn't selling well, HOKAY, business taking to it surprisingly well isn't selling? HOKAY. Your hate is empty nothingness, Windows 8 will only get better and better.

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/windows_8_worse_start_vista2012

"Despite the hype, Windows 8's adoption rate is slower than of Vista's when it debuted five years ago.

If you listen to Microsoft, Windows 8 is not only the greatest operating system ever designed, it's also selling really well. Microsoft in November claimed it sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the first month, an impressive figure, even after you factor in all the OEM systems that come pre-loaded with Windows. But is Windows 8 truly off to a fast start? There's evidence to suggest that might not be the case.

According to data compiled by web analytics firm Net Applications, Windows 8's online usage share is a hair under 1.6 percent of all Windows PCs through December 22. When Windows Vista launched in 2007, its online usage share of all Windows PCs was 2.2 percent through the same time period.

In other words, Windows 8 is seeing a slower adoption than Vista, the latter of which stumbled out of the gates to complaints of slow performance and file transfer issues. Looking closer at the data, Windows 8 adoption grew by just 0.4 percentage points from November 22 to December 22, whereas Vista's adoption more than doubled during its second month on the market.

It should be noted that these are just raw numbers; they don't account for the decline in PC sales or any other factors that might skew the results. Still, with so much riding on Windows 8, it's a bad sign that Vista got off to a quicker start."

You guys need to get your heads out of the sand.

#188 Posted by Valknut4 (392 posts) -

Along with the fact that Windows 8 is less resource hungry, faster, smoother, and just plain fun to use, why is there such negative stigma around this new OS? Everything you know and love about Windows 7 is there, right down to that good old Start Menu should you wish to add it (I doubt you will) and it's new features far outstrip any small loss.

Plagueless

This is the reason I gave it a shot, an it really does those things. I do not find it fun to use, I do not ever use anything aside fromt he desktop an Windows key + R does everythign the start menu ever did for me.

Meh for 80$ it was a solid improovement on the games I play.

#189 Posted by savagetwinkie (7981 posts) -

[QUOTE="MBirdy88"][QUOTE="04dcarraher"] aw there's a reason why Windows 8 isnt selling too well, because its pointless change for desktops and laptops meant for mouse and keyboards This metro tile interface is forced on you. And it's not designed efficiently for desktops. Period. Full stop. End of story. And this BS about "hey haters, just switch to Desktop mode" ... well, yes, you can do that, but guess what, you're constantly having to flop between 2 completely different user experiences (tiles and desktop icons) on a regular basis to do it. And the experience is nothing short of a hassle Oh wait, please tell me "get with times, leave the past behind". Ok, i'd love to ... i'll try running a new RT tile app. Let's see here.... now i have a SINGLE FULL SCREEN APP on my 17" screen. 90% of my screen is wasted on showing nothingness. topgunmv

60 Million isn't selling well, HOKAY, business taking to it surprisingly well isn't selling? HOKAY. Your hate is empty nothingness, Windows 8 will only get better and better.

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/windows_8_worse_start_vista2012

"Despite the hype, Windows 8's adoption rate is slower than of Vista's when it debuted five years ago.

If you listen to Microsoft, Windows 8 is not only the greatest operating system ever designed, it's also selling really well. Microsoft in November claimed it sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the first month, an impressive figure, even after you factor in all the OEM systems that come pre-loaded with Windows. But is Windows 8 truly off to a fast start? There's evidence to suggest that might not be the case.

According to data compiled by web analytics firm Net Applications, Windows 8's online usage share is a hair under 1.6 percent of all Windows PCs through December 22. When Windows Vista launched in 2007, its online usage share of all Windows PCs was 2.2 percent through the same time period.

In other words, Windows 8 is seeing a slower adoption than Vista, the latter of which stumbled out of the gates to complaints of slow performance and file transfer issues. Looking closer at the data, Windows 8 adoption grew by just 0.4 percentage points from November 22 to December 22, whereas Vista's adoption more than doubled during its second month on the market.

It should be noted that these are just raw numbers; they don't account for the decline in PC sales or any other factors that might skew the results. Still, with so much riding on Windows 8, it's a bad sign that Vista got off to a quicker start."

You guys need to get your heads out of the sand.

I think that percent scale may be a little misleading, we'd need to know the total number if PC's being used as well. in 2007 I had 1 PC, now I have 4. In 2007 my parents had 1 dekstop, now they have a desktop but each own a laptop as well. What I'm saying is the PC market has been exploding the last few years and comparing just percents may be misleading.

If you have exact same adoption rate, windows 8 will appear to be slower when you look at the percents if the total number of PC's has grown since 2007

#190 Posted by Bebi_vegeta (13558 posts) -

Because I don't see any rewards to upgrade to windows8 yet. Infact I don't think I got my money worth from window 7 ultimate.

#191 Posted by ShadowDeathX (10558 posts) -
Windows 8 > Windows 7. :)
#192 Posted by Rockman999 (7232 posts) -

Windows 8 > Windows 7. :)ShadowDeathX

FACT!

#193 Posted by Sailor_Enlil (1552 posts) -

Like every iteration of Windows I've used, I'll wait till Windows 8's penetration into the market has stabilized, and preferably, has its first Service Pack released (I gave both XP and 7 the same treatment).

#194 Posted by lowe0 (13692 posts) -
[QUOTE="clyde46"]. (Not my pic, one I found on /g/)

So use HBO Go, or Amazon Video on Demand. Problem solved.
#195 Posted by Bangerman15 (1976 posts) -
it's worth the upgrade for the startup time and how quick I can search through my like 4 tb's of files. Also that task manager is pretty cool
#196 Posted by MBirdy88 (7392 posts) -
[QUOTE="lowe0"][QUOTE="clyde46"].http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k139/radar19/Funnys/1358440347767.png" alt=" " /> (Not my pic, one I found on /g/)

So use HBO Go, or Amazon Video on Demand. Problem solved.

Indeed, I just use VLC media player, runs pretty much anything.
#197 Posted by KungfuKitten (20759 posts) -

How long do you think till they introduce Kinect for PC to control Metro interface properly?
First make it an annoyance, then tell people they were doing it wrong cause they should use this cool new tech.

#198 Posted by o0squishy0o (2754 posts) -

[QUOTE="ShadowDeathX"]Windows 8 > Windows 7. :)Rockman999

FACT!

My friend who is a web developer would argue otherwise with windows 8 very closed off system. Windows 8 isn't great and I like how the OP has things like "when did you last use gadgets oh and the games have gone pff" but with windows 8 "You can customise more, like your profile pic". Wooooopppppeeeeddddddoooooooo. Also microsofts closed marketplace platform allows for better run apps? Seriously? You... I cant even be bothered.
#199 Posted by Rockman999 (7232 posts) -

[QUOTE="Rockman999"]

[QUOTE="ShadowDeathX"]Windows 8 > Windows 7. :)o0squishy0o

FACT!

My friend who is a web developer would argue otherwise with windows 8 very closed off system. Windows 8 isn't great and I like how the OP has things like "when did you last use gadgets oh and the games have gone pff" but with windows 8 "You can customise more, like your profile pic". Wooooopppppeeeeddddddoooooooo. Also microsofts closed marketplace platform allows for better run apps? Seriously? You... I cant even be bothered.

Don't care.

I can do everything in Win 8 that I was able to do in Win 7 only much faster and better.

#200 Posted by ralphster (471 posts) -

Microsoft profits either way.