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Why I Think The Desktop *shouldn't* Look Like Metro


That said, I have spent my share of time trying to use Linux, including Ubuntu, and right now I have Linux Mint in a virtual machine. The icons now make a lot more sense so there’s no need to hunt around the interface. They were clunky, ugly, and often unstable, and the vast majority of PC programs still ran in DOS mode. email address... http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-10/why-ms-metro-page-can-t-do-it.html

Login or register to post comments pmbAustin on Jul 9, 2013 The one thing they could add that would really help some of the complainers, is to enhance the "Default Applications" It's fine you don't like Windows 8. Windows Phone sales and the WP Marketplace growth have stalled. Well, almost any time.

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Hot Network Questions Is it heat that causes vibrations on particles or is it the vibrations that causes the heat? File sharing overall has been improved, with relevant icons for document types like Word and PDFs to make it easier to spot attachments in a conversation. And Windows 8.1 is awesome. The one thing most of us agree on, is that the Modern interface, formerly known as Metro, is pretty cool.

Login or register to post comments amnesia on Jul 9, 2013 Aaaaah yes, the year of Linux, right? As with some other desktop configuration changes—like display scaling—this change requires you to sign out and sign back in before the change takes effect. I'm hoping a lot of changes will be seen over the coming months. Desktop Mode Windows 10 There's one major fly left in the Windows 8 ointment: the hideous mutant known by many as Windows RT.

There was nothing ever wrong with Windows Vista. Takes a lot of work, but I'd be curious if you - or anyone else - could create a coherent webbish design language able to scale out for ERP apps. Now, people like me are caught in the middle, because my livelihood depends to a fair extent on the desirability of upgrading to the latest generation of Windows. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

If I have to look for another line of work because Microsoft is committed to alienating everybody, so be it. How To Get Back To Desktop On Windows 10 Those with tablets will get the Start screen by default. We built our internal development apps sometimes on ExtJS. you can switch between the Start menu and the Start screen at any time." Good.

Windows 10 Looks Like Windows 8 Fix

Photos will now be displayed fully inline, and the UI on Windows has been cleaned up to remove spacing between contacts and chats. His commentary has appeared on ABC, the BBC, the CBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, and in newspapers from San Antonio, Texas to Edmonton, Alberta. My Windows 10 Looks Like Windows 8 Login or register to post comments pmbAustin on Oct 2, 2014 I'm assuming this as well... Windows 10 Looks Like Windows 7 Give me a break...

I think a large number of former Windows users will switch to Linux, but not because of Windows 8 per se - it will happen because of Office 2013. http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-10/win-8-1-enterprise-msn-weather-metro-app-stuck-at-loading.html VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY But then Windows 3.1 happened, and we started seeing Windows everywhere. Connect with Paul Thurrott Like on Facebook Follow on Twitter Circle on Google+ Subscribe via RSS Currently on Forums All Forums >> Xamarin Challenge Posted by jeffpro 152 Comments Homepage bug Login or register to post comments Coldman on Jul 9, 2013 Hey, how can you claim people are going to Linux after Windows 9? Windows 10 Can't Get To Desktop

Login or register to post comments Waethorn on Jul 9, 2013 3 sentences, zero truth. Each tile is a fully functioning feature – this isn’t some fake decorative display. Microsoft Launches Windows 8.1: All the Details Next : By Sascha Segan Lead Analyst, Mobile Twitter Email PCMag.com's lead mobile analyst, Sascha Segan, has reviewed hundreds of smartphones, tablets and other http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-10/win8-metro-app-that-shows-battery-usage.html However, if you start clicking around on links like News or Search, you can actually start browsing the web from this page that’s supposed to be dedicated to Google Maps.

They need to change how the files are associated with desktop and modern apps. Windows 10 Desktop Not Showing Forum Today's Posts FAQ Community Albums Tutorials What's New? I don't have IE10 desktop but I do have a Nokia Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8 so we can look at it, and you'll have to take my word for

There will be niche sales, just like Windows For Tablets of years past.

Off to the right is the grid of tiles containing taskbar items as well as your recently used programs. Perhaps the wider lesson is that we should avoid using vendor prefixes, but that's a whole other bag of mad snakes. The question remains whether Microsoft has imposed too much on those essential customers in the pursuit of a wider consumer market reach. Windows 10 Tiles On Desktop Microsoft is shifting software design to metro, on the phone, on the PC, and on the Xbox.

A small script in your language of choice that checks the UA string for MSIE while making sure IEMobile isn't in there then adds the CSS is the general idea. I doubt that. There will be complaints, from those who can’t stand that the Start menu isn’t coming back perhaps, or because the Photos apps in its current form is a sad joke. this contact form VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY Back to top Previous : iPhone 5c Reductions; Facebook Teens Public Posts; Indonesia...

It would be nice if the system just knew to open Windows Media Player if a media file is launched in a desktop program, or the XBOX Music app if a How can I get back to the scenery pictures? Login or register to post comments DigitalDutch71 on Jul 9, 2013 Paul, the article really shows your age.. 286 anyone? Windows XP SP1, in 2002, focused on security.

Login or register to post comments lradunovic on Jul 9, 2013 It is unfair to compare Windows 3.1 with Windows 8.1 because Windows 8.1 is a the biggest UI disaster since I was thinking of pinning some less commonly used apps to the Start menu, but quite like the apps listing screen. It takes about a weekend to write some form-designer app yourself (been there, done that). Netware was a nightmare with Windows, and this gave us a fighting chance.

From the testing I have done they are always windowed now (on a conventional laptop) unless you fudge around with the (...) to manually make them full screen (yuk). Windows will prompt you in these cases, but you can configure Continuum in Tablet Mode settings, too: the option “When this device automatically switches tablet mode on or off” is the Skype’s interface on Mac was rather tedious for transitioning between instant messaging and calls, forcing you to hit a + button to get back to chats. I never use the Start screen now I can pin apps to the Task bar and use it for switching.

Microsoft has been wasting blood and treasure trying to promote ARM-based Windows tablets that don't run many of the Windows applications you hear about on the Web, see ads for, or To be clear what I mean by that, I was always pretty OK with Windows 8, recognizing it as the painful and necessary step to the future it was, and knowing So, my recommendation is this – if you’re running a complex setup with multiple windows, or if you are using an extra large screen, the Windows 8 transformation pack may have Not that there's anything wrong with that.

It's where the world is a-going, and I doubt it will be gone soon. Something most people try to avoid like a plauge....