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Old 02-18-2014, 07:30 AM
 
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Let's hope they'll have a better functioning metro interface...
Metro is what everyone hates. lol

Most would prefer that it just sail off into the sunset and never return again. For those that like it, you have Windows 8 and can keep it.
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Old 02-18-2014, 04:25 PM
 
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We need something that gets away from the old crappy UI...
Which UI were you referring to, or which Windows version(s)?

This got me thinking what the ideal/ultimate desktop would be or the fact that if there could ever be such thing even?

My biggest gripe has always been MS hiding features/options by default where instead, it should be the exact opposite. That said, if designed better, most of the menus/features could be right there in their perspective place without having to dig too deep to find them.

Either way, a much more customizable UI is a-must. Furthermore, at least the retail copy of Windows should come with a little user guide, a hand book, in paper, designed for average novice user, explaining the system and core functions and customization/menu options without going in too deep, providing diagrams or screenshots where needed.

Am I the only one who thinks this would be a good idea?

I wonder if I should create some imaginary drawings of couple of UI scenarios and share it here?

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Old 02-18-2014, 10:15 PM
 
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If Windows 7 does end in October, matters sell my raising Microsoft stocks in September.
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Old 02-19-2014, 08:43 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I love how people pay attention in these threads. As someone already pointed out, MS will end support for Windows 7 in 2020. 2020. One more time: 2020.
Vista support will end in 2017.

Everyone likes to make MS the bad guy. MS will never EOL the OS that quickly...
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:37 AM
 
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I love how people pay attention in these threads. As someone already pointed out, MS will end support for Windows 7 in 2020. 2020. One more time: 2020.
Vista support will end in 2017.

Everyone likes to make MS the bad guy. MS will never EOL the OS that quickly...
Just for the doubters, here's a link straight to MS website.

Windows lifecycle fact sheet - Microsoft Windows Help
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Old 02-19-2014, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Central Maine
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Just bought a laptop with Windows 8 installed. It is taking some getting used to. I liked Windows 7 and XP best. Had one laptop some time ago loaded with Vista that I had removed and replaced with Windows XP. Hopefully Windows 8 straightens out for me.
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Old 02-20-2014, 02:01 PM
 
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Just for the doubters, here's a link straight to MS website.

Windows lifecycle fact sheet - Microsoft Windows Help
I don't see Windows 98SE on the list, does that mean all support for it already ended?






















Relax, I was only kidding!

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