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Retrieved October 22, 2013. ^ "Microsoft fixes Windows RT 8.1 issues, returns update to Windows Store". Does anyone have the same experience? You also act like the Start menu was the ONLY way to get into something. Techutante I run Windows 7 Pro.

Thanks! ParaNoid Exactly, been using windows 8 and its perfectly fine and with 8.1 its even better. The new Start Menu is much better than the Start Screen because you no longer have to leave the desktop to use it. I mean if your only need to desktop is to launch Office, why not hide the icons, so it seem as if they're launching from Metro?

Once tweaked, it's a nice system. Microsoft Corporation. Why not?? I open my laptop and it's on within a couple of seconds.

No pun… jonzey231 Here's a link to my hands-on. I think you are misjudging your customers there. If you used the old start menu to get to your documents etc, then you now click the brown explorer icon that was already pinned to the task bar when you You simply tap the window key and type 2 or 3 letters, and press enter.

TAKE MY ADVICE DO NOT INSTALL! They brought back a crippled start menu in the last patch, now they're changing Metro into god knows what. David Onter Every computer who can handle Windows 7 can handle Windows 8/8.1 too. I do not know how to rename the account back to the local "mylogin" name I had with 8.

If you had your favourite apps pinned to the start menu, then they now get pinned to Taskbar or Start, simple as that. I am serious if this is an indication as to what to expect in windows 8.1 well then they are off to a really bad start! Drakkenfyre "was a slow piece of crap way to run apps" I don't understand how the concept of three clicks is slower than clicking on a search box, and TYPING the One cannot do much work on Win8 because of the exclusivity of an application using the screen, and the need to pop back and forth between win7 and win8 worlds.

All that effort for something I won't use. However, he felt that the transition between the desktop and apps "still tends to feel a bit disjointed and disconnected" (even though the option to use the desktop wallpaper on the Straight Nice the 8.1 ISO gives only 3 days to activate and is not an OEM . The reason I wouldn't hire someone like you, is not because you like the old start menu, but because you fail to adapt.

Click the Download button to confirm.  You may have to wait 30 minutes or more for the install to download, but you can keep using your computer during this time. If it doesn't, assume the ISO has been compromised and download another. (But do make sure that you're checking the right SHA-1 hash on the MSDN website; your ISO might be Retrieved September 24, 2013. ^ "SkyDrive in Windows 8.1: Cloud storage the way it's meant to be". Johnny Calderon Spot on!

Microsoft is one of the few companies that can withstand overly negatives perception. No, companies aren't going to update to 8 all of a sudden, but that's not because they don't like it, it's because there's no huge point if they're already running well Once I installed Win 8 and I used it, I had no trouble navigating Metro proving my preconceived doubts to be wrong. evan yeah yeah Zaibe Working fine Gilbert Straight Keep trying its just antivirus your blocking…Kinda..

I've seen a lot of people from my experience in IT Support that say they don't want 8, but when I watch them use 7, they're barely using the start menu. Windows and all apps should automatically change when you plugin a keyboard dock or when manually enabling the touch or mouse "switch". Clicking Start -> All Apps in Windows 8 (if you insist on the slow way) is no different to clicking Start -> All Programs in XP/Vista/7, so there's really no point

Do you still call it Kentucky Fried Chicken after they changed it to KFC?

Also, if you could point out where I ACT like the start menu was the only way?, and you just got my point anyway, there have always been multiple methods to Microsoft Outlook takes care of those. However, there is a reason that Microsoft Tablets aka Surface and Windows Phones terrible fail in sales. Paul Thurrott's Supersite for Windows.

luke Says: October 20th, 2013 at 2:16 am Thanks for the instructions BUT since upgrading on the HP pavillion all in one touch screen, the touch screen wont work!!! jonzey231 I'm downloading the 64-Bit now. Visible enhancements include an improved Start screen, additional snap views, additional bundled apps, tighter OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) integration, Internet Explorer 11, a Bing-powered unified search system, restoration of a visible Start Eric Bryner Cause there is already a Control Panel, and a File Explorer.

Geez, just select it in taskbar properties under navigation. I've never had it crash on me, and it runs everything faster than Win7 did. Share your voice 0 comments Tags Computers Laptops Desktops Windows 8 CNET Review Microsoft Windows 8.1 There are welcome tweaks and new features in this free OS update, but it's not Danmansonman No, I am talking as a business user, and a home user.

Only reason Apple charges so much for their computers is they have to be tested before selling to consumers, because the difficulty of getting the software and drivers working right. Retrieved January 11, 2014. ^ "Windows 8.1 DPI Scaling Enhancements". Engadget. Some of you are making it out to be a much more drastic change than it really is.

Stop acting like no one had a different experience with it than you. "no one really cares, we just don't want to hear your whining because we have moved on." That's No wonder you're confused… Guest Hundreds? If you're using Windows 8, upgrading to Windows 8.1 is both easy and free. I need the correct order to work update in my pirate Windows 8.1 Pro…I'm testing Win8.x the "touch" no is my style in the desktop, from Amiga 500 the desktop is

The Next Web. Dan Time traveling device malfunction! But if for those currently using it, just tweak it. The things you described take longer.

Blogging Windows. Congratulations. The only annoyance is it automatically activated boot to desktop and go to desktop when closing metro apps. Why am I still use Windows 2003 (NT 5.2)?

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