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Windows 7: Confusion over going from Win7 to Win8/8.1

12 Mar 2014   #11
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Well you can never be too careful and it is better safe than sorry.:)


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12 Mar 2014   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Personally, I continue to be astounded by folks who rant on about "Hating" Win8, when in fact, all they really dislike is the tiles-UI. That takes only a few minutes to change, and with the every changing landscape of Win8+, it's going to be easier to do with each "upgrade".
That is not so. There are a lot of things that are different. I do not hate Windows 8 and I get very well along with it, but it is quite different to Windows 7. Some things are easier and well done, but others are annoying - e,g, the full screen apps or the charms popping up all the time. And then there are certain settings where you need the new UI.

So for a layman it requires some adaption, but it is no rocket science. Someone who know his way around the system can always tune it to be nearly the same as 7. The ones who don't have those skills will have to do with what they get.
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