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Latest Windows 8 Screenshots Reveal Ouster of Aero Glass UI

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I think they should have left it at the year thing.... The OS releases that had the years always turned out better.

However I've mostly been sticking to server releases and I've found them to be much better then the consumer releases.

Instead of xp I used 2003, instead of vista I used 2008, and instead of 7 I used 2008R2.
 

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I think they should have left it at the year thing.... The OS releases that had the years always turned out better.

However I've mostly been sticking to server releases and I've found them to be much better then the consumer releases.

Instead of xp I used 2003, instead of vista I used 2008, and instead of 7 I used 2008R2.
Server releases for "normal" people are overkill in the extreme, and I don't really see the point if you're not running a server.
 
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Microsoft justifies the design change by calling the older Aero UI "dated and cheesy."
I like Windows 7 "dated and cheesy" interface. That Mac OSX clone looks like carp. :banghead:
 
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and the win7/2008R2 interface feels a lot more friendly and comfy then metro does...

also metro feels like you're eating at mcdonalds or BK barebones, rigid, and budget
and aero glass feels more like you're eating at LongHorn Steakhouse or your local equivalent. classy, comfy, and friendly
 

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and aero glass feels more like you're eating at LongHorn Steakhouse or your local equivalent. classy, comfy, and friendly
It's pretty much the first thing I disable when doing a reinstall.
 
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Looks like a UI I would make or you'd find on some rubbish flash website.

Looks amateur and unfinished.
 

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Windows 8 designers still look bound and determined to get some use outta the windows key on the keyboard....
 
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Why are people complaining about the UI changes
Well... For those that have to constantly support all this crap :laugh:

In Office 2003 it took me... Maybe 20 minutes to get completely accustomed to each piece of software, Office 2010? Took me 20 minutes to import outlook data. (okay maybe I'm exaggerating there a bit) But in general seriously, the OS is a "tool" nothing else, leave it as such. Constant changes this drastic are driving your customers to APPLE. :rolleyes:

I'm going to laugh so hard when Android takes out Windows in 10 years.

PS- sold my MS stock a long time ago :D