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wht
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wht,
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4/4/2013 | 1:29:56 AM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
You do not have to use touch. Use the keyboard shortcuts, your mouse or a USB pad that replicates the screen if you don't want to reach out to a desktop screen (I don't). Moving to Linux for your feeble reasons does not make a bit of sense.
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proberts551,
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3/29/2013 | 3:37:08 PM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
I am just another I.T. professional and home user. I have been in I.T. 25+ years, and tired of the same old Microsoft. Another Microsoft Band-Aid to an OS DisasterGǪ.Windows Blue.
Microsoft needs to learn not to shove new technology down the throats of consumers who just want a solid performing operating system, with a small efficient kernel that rocks with speed and performance. We want an O.S. that does not keep slowing down with each update. We as technicians are sick and tired of programming sloppiness. It seems to be a race with Microsoft to generate revenue, instead of real quality.
We are sick of Registry messes that cause a multitude of problems. The contestant barrage of updates that are not necessarily compatible with software that worked fine before the update.
It is High time for another company to step up to the plate give Microsoft a real head ache and be a vicious competitor. Linux comes to mind, but is still a baby getting ready to grow up soon. Give the Business world an interface that makes sense, not a default screen on a desktop, that is made for a tablet.....come on, these geniuses are out of touch with reality. The reality is that business relies on a productive interface, and having to click and clack around to get something that looks familiar back on the desktop is just a huge annoyance. Performance and boot time are important. Having to cut power because you never reach the login screen is unacceptableGǪ.sloppy! Then having to chkdsk so it does not run like a tired dog is againGǪsloppy. What else can I say? I bet other technicians can add on to this as well.
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proberts551,
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3/29/2013 | 3:28:43 PM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
Whoops..Commad line...Nslookup, ipconfig a multitude of troubleshooting, nbstat, to name a few. Any troubleshooting worth it's salt is done from the command line.
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3/28/2013 | 5:37:23 PM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
What!? The command line is gone? Why didn't someone tell me, and what have I been using in a command prompt window (Win-R, type "cmd", hit Enter) then?
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rsotol028,
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3/27/2013 | 10:29:25 PM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
look, for those who doesn't want or like 8, stay on 7 ok. but if you like 8, then wait for blue ok. its that simple. if you dont like 7, stay with xp. easy man.
i want to see the polish newui w-blue on june or august. nice gui
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3/27/2013 | 8:42:33 PM
re: Windows Blue Confirmed But Microsoft Mum On Details
It sounds like I will be moving to Linux in a year or two for desktop applications. I simply don't see how a touch application benefits desktop computing, yet Adobe and Corel, the two software vendors I am most interested in haven't even begun to make noise as to how a touch based UI could benefit (or even be applied to) their professional and advanced amateur graphics applications.

Since there is no serious penalty for a home user to move from one OS vendor to another, I see this as a reasonable plan if this "Blue" just seems like more stupid to me.


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