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Windows 7: Back to Vista (or XP) – (rant)

05 Aug 2009   #1
montara

W7 RC7000
 
 
Back to Vista (or XP) – (rant)

Or why I cant/wont use W7. Auto Arrange. I see it’s been discussed here (Auto Arrange?) and elsewhere, and there is apparently no fix.
It’s so simple, it’s so stupid not to allow one to drag a file off to the side of an open folder and park it for quick/easy recall. I know… just drag it onto the desktop ect. I have no problem once I close then reopen a file its rearranges. I can live/appreciate that. There are times I drag a file into an open folder and not pay attention to file name and now it’s lost instantly among possibly hundreds of other files. There are many other reasons I HATE AUTO ARRANGE but by know you’re tired of my rant.
I was so looking forward to W7. We all know about Vistas issues. I passed by Vista and been with XP for to long now… I thought finally… one OS to suite all my needs. So MS, are you listening? FIX AUTOARRANGE so I have a use for my pre-ordered CD once it finally arrives.


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05 Aug 2009   #2
DJG

 

If this causes you so much angst that it overshadows everything else, then I believe you should stick with Vista or XP and be happy.
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05 Aug 2009   #3
KazeNoKoe23

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DJG View Post
If this causes you so much angst that it overshadows everything else, then I believe you should stick with XP and be happy.
Agreed. Every OS will have little problems like this, and IMO this is a very minor problem at best. I can see how you might be irritated, but I don't really understand how you miss remembering the names of your files.
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06 Aug 2009   #4
robcardiv

Well its not POS Vista lol : )
 
 

pointless limitations ruin the best of products.

its the nifty novelties that make the greats legendary.

Remember this Microsoft.
Stop clogging the security door. X_x
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06 Aug 2009   #5
GatoSoft

@Home/Work: Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 
 

Guys... I think you should use your memory (I'm not talking about your PC's memory...) to remember at least the name of what are you looking for instead of unuse an superior OS.
I know that it is a "pointless limitation", like robcardiv said before, but I don't think that it ruins the OS at all. Machines are machines and humans are humans. Machines are programmed some way that have limited adaptation to the human needs. Instead, humans can adapt to that. So, put a little of your effort trying to use the system in a different way than you do before and you'll notice that you're using a very good, fast and stable OS.

Cheers from Argentina.
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06 Aug 2009   #6
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robcardiv View Post
pointless limitations ruin the best of products.

its the nifty novelties that make the greats legendary...
Please provide examples.

BTW - MS, Sun, Oracle, Cisco are all hiring. Put your skillset where your mouth is.
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06 Aug 2009   #7
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

If Win 7 is such a problem for you then move to Linux or Mac OS's, or take some time and use 7 to determine if it is really what you want. In time 7 then 8 will be the only way you will be able to go. So take a chill pill and enjoy life.
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06 Aug 2009   #8
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by montara View Post
Or why I cant/wont use W7. Auto Arrange. I see it’s been discussed here (Auto Arrange?) and elsewhere, and there is apparently no fix.
It’s so simple, it’s so stupid not to allow one to drag a file off to the side of an open folder and park it for quick/easy recall. I know… just drag it onto the desktop ect. I have no problem once I close then reopen a file its rearranges. I can live/appreciate that. There are times I drag a file into an open folder and not pay attention to file name and now it’s lost instantly among possibly hundreds of other files. There are many other reasons I HATE AUTO ARRANGE but by know you’re tired of my rant.
I was so looking forward to W7. We all know about Vistas issues. I passed by Vista and been with XP for to long now… I thought finally… one OS to suite all my needs. So MS, are you listening? FIX AUTOARRANGE so I have a use for my pre-ordered CD once it finally arrives.
Right click on the desktop and turn off auto arrange.

If you are too stupid to figure that out and decide to troll here instead, then thats your problem.

Go back to XP and shut the hell up.

~Lordbob
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06 Aug 2009   #9
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

This is a XP vs Win7 all over again.

Let us serious forum members concentrate on helping the willing.
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06 Aug 2009   #10
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
This is a XP vs Win7 all over again.

Let us serious forum members concentrate on helping the willing.
I have a low tolerance for trolls, of which I now consider him.

~Lordbob
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