Windows 8 UI is dropping the 'Start' button

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  1. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    It's very easy to disable Metro and regain the previous Explorer UI.
     
  2. IPlayNaked

    IPlayNaked Banned

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    Yeah I agree, it forces me to disable it for now.

    But I'm sure it will be addressed, either by Microsoft, or by the game companies.
     
  3. Ryu5uzaku

    Ryu5uzaku Ancient Guru

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    yeah hope so i disabled those too cause of that. and i really really like the new task manager over the old one but really windows 8 just gives nice performance boost over 7 :eek:
     
  4. Sprig

    Sprig Master Guru

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    Can't say I have used the start button for a long time... not since I installed win7
     

  5. Speed Weed

    Speed Weed Maha Guru

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    Installed Windows 8 on my spare rig this afternoon, along with UT3.
    Happy to say that UT3 works fine with this OS.
    Will probably have to use Black Viper's recipe for Windows 7 to get rid of the unwanted stuff in Windows 8 as well. ;)
     
  6. Denial

    Denial Ancient Guru

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    The services disable guide? I'm curious - report back what you find. Microsoft claims to have cut the memory usage from Windows 7 down by ~100mb average by optimizing the services. I bet you find most of what they tell you to disable, already disabled.
     
  7. F1refly

    F1refly Ancient Guru

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    with so many people now having 4 gigs + of ram and windows 8 goal of much faster boot up times and better power consumption, i don't really see the point of disabling services, at least in the final release version anyway.
     
  8. Ryu5uzaku

    Ryu5uzaku Ancient Guru

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    uses some 2.1gb on avg off my 8gb ram amount so not bad at all
     
  9. zhengzhoudave

    zhengzhoudave Master Guru

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    4 gigs of ddr2 is still enough for any os (inc 8) + usual services and a game!
     

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