1. Post #441
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  2. Post #442
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    Makes that icon in the bottom right so much more redundant.
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  3. Post #443
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    I knew that the user picture in the taskbar was useless.
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  4. Post #444
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    Looking at the code to it, it seems as if you can be logged in to multiple accounts at the same time. :confused:

    Edited:

    Or at least it shows multiple accounts.
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  5. Post #445
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    So that bar we saw back at CES was just more redundancy.



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  6. Post #446
    I wasted a dollar on a stupid title.
    nikomo's Avatar
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    It looks almost exactly the same as Windows 7.

    I guess that's why it's not RTM yet, eh.
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  7. Post #447
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    Looking at the code to it, it seems as if you can be logged in to multiple accounts at the same time. :confused:

    Edited:

    Or at least it shows multiple accounts.
    You've been able to do this since forever.. o.o
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  8. Post #448
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    You've been able to do this since forever.. o.o
    I know but what's the point in having it there. The updated status bar and the user tile are two of the most redundant things I've ever seen in Windows. They need to update old dialogs and make them consistent and fix UI bugs. Not create something that's already done and make another one.



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  9. Post #449
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    I know but what's the point in having it there. The updated status bar and the user tile are two of the most redundant things I've ever seen in Windows. They need to update old dialogs and make them consistent and fix UI bugs. Not create something that's already done and make another one.



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    Someone (Detection) is cutting himself now. There are not enough users on Facepunch to give zing ratings to sum up to the total amount of zings required for the amount of zing.
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  10. Post #450
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    Fingers crossed they lose that horrific start orb.
    If the default skin is black and sleek, I will adore them.
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  11. Post #451
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    Found a neat build list better than those plain text ones you see everywhere: https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?...UE&hl=en#gid=0
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  12. Post #452
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    hhhhnnnnnggg no leaks yet.
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  13. Post #453
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    I assume Windows 7 drivers will mostly work on Windows 8, is that a good assumption? I remember a lot of Windows XP drivers did not work with Vista, so it felt like a miracle when Vista drivers worked with Windows 7. I can't wait to start using 8!
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  14. Post #454
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    I assume Windows 7 drivers will mostly work on Windows 8, is that a good assumption? I remember a lot of Windows XP drivers did not work with Vista, so it felt like a miracle when Vista drivers worked with Windows 7. I can't wait to start using 8!
    Yeah they'll work.
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  15. Post #455
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    YES! that is awesome. now, waiting for leaks... I need something to keep me busy. Should I commit a federal crime and land myself in jail?
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  16. Post #456
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    I assume Windows 7 drivers will mostly work on Windows 8, is that a good assumption?
    I would say so.
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  18. Post #458
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    I'm not sure if I want that...

    Not taking the background in account. Because that's just horrible.
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  19. Post #459
    I wasted a dollar on a stupid title.
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    If that shit makes it into the final product, I don't give a shit how bad AMD's GPU drivers are, I don't give a shit about games still using DirectX, I won't even give a shit if that fucking thing can be changed, but if it's the default, I will fucking switch to Linux.
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  20. Post #460
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    I'm not sure if I want that...

    Not taking the background in account. Because that's just horrible.
    Obviously it will be graphically neater and physically appealing - if they make it look good, I'll love it.
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  21. Post #461
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    If it's real I don't really mind it. I never see the logon anyway. Though I liked the clock in the top right like it was here: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/...9719ee68_z.jpg

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    If that shit makes it into the final product, I don't give a shit how bad AMD's GPU drivers are, I don't give a shit about games still using DirectX, I won't even give a shit if that fucking thing can be changed, but if it's the default, I will fucking switch to Linux.
    You'd change OSs just because of the logon layout?

    Edited:

    http://mswin.me/?p=1129
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  22. Post #462
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    Hopefully if it's real you can change the background, those "characters" wallpapers on 7 always freaked me out.


    If that shit makes it into the final product, I don't give a shit how bad AMD's GPU drivers are, I don't give a shit about games still using DirectX, I won't even give a shit if that fucking thing can be changed, but if it's the default, I will fucking switch to Linux.
    I'm pretty sure someone will modify it to bring back the logon layout from Vista and 7. Even if someone doesn't there might be an option for it with 8.
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  23. Post #463
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    Hopefully if it's real you can change the background, those "characters" wallpapers on 7 always freaked me out.
    It said in the articles you can. Though I'm taking that Logon lightly since it is April 1st.

    I'm pretty sure someone will modify it to bring back the logon layout from Vista and 7. Even if someone doesn't there might be an option for it with 8.
    Should be easy. It's in DirectUI which is just XML. I've recreated old logons before with animations and what not before, I would expect this to be easier.
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  24. Post #464
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    I assume Windows 7 drivers will mostly work on Windows 8, is that a good assumption? I remember a lot of Windows XP drivers did not work with Vista, so it felt like a miracle when Vista drivers worked with Windows 7. I can't wait to start using 8!
    Don't be silly, Even Windows 2000 drivers work on Windows 7.
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  25. Post #465
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    Here's a great article by Paul Thurrott: http://www.winsupersite.com/article/...8-Secrets.aspx
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  26. Post #466
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    bad read
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  27. Post #467
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    bad read
    If you read the linked articles it makes it great.
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  28. Post #468
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    Looks like things have quieted down in terms of leaking possibilities and images. Oh well.
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  29. Post #469
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    :smithicide:
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  30. Post #470
    I'm calling calm before the storm.
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  31. Post #471
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    I'm calling calm before the storm.
    Winreview.ru and MyDigitalLife were both sent C&D letters. We're probably not going to be hearing or seeing any more leaks for a while.
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  32. Post #472
    Winreview.ru and MyDigitalLife were both sent C&D letters. We're probably not going to be hearing or seeing any more leaks for a while.
    :saddowns:
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  33. Post #473
    YOU AIN'T NEVER HAD A FRIEND LIKE ME
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    August 2006
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    Sees new post in Windows 8 Megathread
    Hopes it's a link to the leak for Windows 8
    Sees it's nothing
    Reads Jimmy's post
    Rages and cries.
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  34. Post #474
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    If you guys would like a source to what Jimmy said it's here: http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft...-twitter-feeds

    Just yesterday I was contacted by CHIP (http://chip.de) about including my Aero Lite theme in their software CD that goes out with there Chip Magazine which goes out to 300k subscribers, it's a good thing I declined. (It's not the first time they went to this measure to stop people from getting a good look of Windows)

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    Update: Both MDL and WinReview.ru are now stating that Microsoft was not the reason behind the closure. MDL have reopened their forums, though screenshots relating to Windows 8 may not be posted. Something has happened behind the scenes relating to Windows 8 screenshots leaked, more news is likely to come out soon.

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    The ucoz websites were also not closed by MS, but instead by Staforce, who lied to abuse team by a fake MS antipiracy letter and initated this closure process. All ucoz websites will be back soon, except for staforceteam, who was permanently banned for lying to support.

    Source: Comment by arseny92 in the above link
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  35. Post #475
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    So to that article I mentioned earlier that dude2193 called bad referenced a Ribbon based Explorer (eww). To extend upon what I hoped was just false:





    Source: Rafael Rivera: http://www.withinwindows.com/2011/04...plorer-ribbon/

    Edited:


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  36. Post #476
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    :barf:
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    So to that article I mentioned earlier that dude2193 called bad referenced a Ribbon based Explorer (eww). To extend upon what I hoped was just false:





    Source: Rafael Rivera: http://www.withinwindows.com/2011/04...plorer-ribbon/

    Edited:


    :gonk:
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  38. Post #478
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    God fucking damn it I hate the RibbonUI
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  39. Post #479
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    So to that article I mentioned earlier that dude2193 called bad referenced a Ribbon based Explorer (eww). To extend upon what I hoped was just false:

    snip

    Source: Rafael Rivera: http://www.withinwindows.com/2011/04...plorer-ribbon/
    I think I want to cry. :saddowns:
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  40. Post #480
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    God fucking damn it I hate the RibbonUI
    I think it's great. But that doesn't mean slap it on anything you can. It works on Office and Movie Maker. Paint, fucking Explorer of all things...no. Just no.
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