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saliknaqi
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saliknaqi,
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10/28/2014 | 12:36:11 PM
Re: Major modifications.
I like the fact Microsoft is encouraging feedback from different sources rather than one. Hope this time it wont be complex than its predecessor.
mak63
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mak63,
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10/27/2014 | 5:52:56 PM
WIN + SHIFT +
Users with multi-monitor setups can now use WIN + SHIFT + <arrow> to move an active app to another display

Windows 7 has also the WIN + SHIFT + <arrow> feature. Not sure about Win 8.

@Whoopty

"I wonder if it's actually possible too please both camps..."

I believe Windows 10 is heading that way and, to be honest. I like it.
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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10/27/2014 | 1:18:23 PM
Re: Major modifications.
Agreed. I wonder if it's actually possible too please both camps, since one is rooted firmly in the past, while the other is primarily used by those with drastically different input methods. 

I hope it's a success as really, my Windows 7 is feeling a bit dated at this point. It should be, as Microsoft has a history of leap frogging whenit comes to OS popularity. 

 
TerryB
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10/27/2014 | 12:43:25 PM
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Not sure that is type of security problem most of us have (stolen devices). Web pages and attachments injecting malware is the big problem. And that not just MS/Windows battle to fight by themselves. With Windows, even with UAC, just too darn easy for malware to corrupt o/s core functions. And even worse, hide the fact that o/s is even corrupted. Being an old IBM mainframe and midrange o/s guy, where that is virtually impossible, that is most irritating part of Windows. But that is nature of Windows versus those IBM o/s, not like MS can do much about it.
Michael Endler
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10/27/2014 | 11:52:31 AM
Re: Major modifications.
Microsoft's stated goal is to make Windows 10 intuitive for both Windows 7 and Windows 8 users, so we'll see. Having used both OSes extensively, I think Microsoft is making some good decisions, but we're a long way from the finished version of Win 10.
saliknaqi
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saliknaqi,
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10/27/2014 | 11:14:24 AM
Major modifications.
I hope it dosen't go undergo major modifications. They should keep it simple, It took me couple of days to get used to windows 8. And yup it wasn't easy to explore the featiures. But it seems highly unlikely it wont go major transition. Fingers crossed.
Laurianne
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10/27/2014 | 10:57:13 AM
MS Next-Gen Credentials
That security promise sounds like a big one. How important is that to your plans, readers? Ironically, security sometimes gets lost in all the discussion about windows UI....


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