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Read on as we walk you through the upgrade process. The resulting status menu will show if your copy of Windows is activated. With that in mind, whatever bit-version of Windows you are running on your about-to-be-upgraded machine that is the version of the download tool you need to download if you wish to do Now who is the idiot?

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Windows 8.1: should you upgrade? You are FINE to like something better, but you cannot dismiss one of the most important UI elements in computer OS GUI history just because you prefer typing the names of And stop assuming just because something is older it's inferior. Windows 8 has already become the next Vista.

Oh well looks like i will just have to keep using start8 for my start button. What I worry about is Windows 8.1 password problem, such as can't login Windows 8.1 laptop with admin. People don't like to change which is why they hate win 8 B. Upgrade Windows Vista To Windows 7 Oh wow, you have to pay for Start8.

Because they aren't going to develop only for an API which has a much, much more limited marketshare. Upgrade Windows 7 To Windows 8 Online Free Went to MS site and downloaded all Win 8 patches and installed. shawnirwin Try again . . . . All the benchmarks I've seen are within 1-2% of each other, except for boot and resume times which are indeed faster on 8.

Ray C Well, that's odd considering both Windows 7 and Windows 8 market share have grown and almost all analyst say they see demand for a lot of the Windows 8 Windows 8 Upgrade Download Since your system is already running Windows 7, there shouldn't be any problems with it running Windows 8.1. I know exactly how the process works. The Explorer shortcut is fine, and that was introduced in Windows 7, not 8.

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Re-installing all desktop apps, potentially, would cost me several more hours of my time in addition to the time it takes to install 8.1 (which hours are worth more than the 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 Upgrade Windows 7 To Windows 8.1 Free Download The Pros and Cons of Building a Mini-ITX Gaming PC Smartphone Specs Don't Matter Anymore: It's a Software Game Now Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY Windows 8 Upgrade Free Download Full Version If youre doing ‘real work', with desktop applications obviously, why is it that you are stuck with one app on the screen?

It is click, all programs, look among ridiculous small font and/or scroll up and down looking through sub folder after sub folder. have a peek at these guys That's significant. MetroUI is easy with a mouse and keyboard, people just enjoy being in the ‘hater' category for attention. Having 100 programs in the old start menu is no different to having 100 programs in the Start App Drawer. Upgrade Windows 7 To Windows 8 Without Losing Data

Login or register to post comments Paul Thurrott on Oct 18, 2013 Thanks everyone. What Do I Need? Single clicking a shortcut on the taskbar is slowing than…what? http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-won-t-upgrade-to-8.html Its a very stable OS currently, haven't had any real issues with it.

check out IDC latest reports James Tolson by the time it is released, the only people still using windows will be Microsoft employees alone, many manufacturers have already dumped Oem windows Upgrade To Windows 10 From Windows 7 Any Win8 user with a start menu should be counted as a Win7 user. John Start8 better than Classic Shell's start menu button?

Yes, people who aren't happy with the Windows 8 UI are using start menu replacements, that's why they were developed.

Danmansonman And you seem to forget that you are the one who first replied to me…. If you're so chuffed about re-enabling desktop icons which is a simple setting that everyone knows, why are you pissed that the start menu is gone? Much of that boot lag was probably either hardware based, because their rig was riddled with the remains of viruses and spyware, or the drivers were sorely out-dated and they installed Upgrade Windows 7 To Windows 8 With Product Key So, what were you saying?

You aren't navigating to the directory, but you are still typing in a command instead of using the Start menu like intended. Apps don't shut down, your memory usage increase every time you start an App, even if you close it. Now you do. http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-upgrade-from-vista.html Besides that, you will also need a DVD or BD reading device. 2.2 Insert the Windows 8 Installation Disc* in your DVD or BD reading device.

rootsoftruth This is nice web amazing look.. Then I cheated again - I went to a few sites and downloaded various Win 8 tips. Danmansonman Putting programs of different importance is actually natural and makes sense. Login or register to post comments Flyboy009 on Oct 18, 2013 Paul, Your the guru on this stuff, tell me why my W7 machine can't upgrade to 8.1 because it says

Apps This keeps apps that will work after you upgrade. 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 The company warned recently that mainstream support for Windows 7 will be coming to an end early next year.