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Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:48 pm

An online friend and I dickered on the forums some time back over the value of Windows 8, and we agreed for the sake of our bromance to never speak of it again. That said, here's a Geek.com update on Windows 9! It looks like Windows 9 will drop some of the freaky shi... features, and may include virtual desktops. Huzzah!
They’re clearly taking user feedback to heart and working to make Windows 9 the new Windows 7 — and squash any Vista-ness that’s been lingering in Windows 8.
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by clippy » Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:46 pm

i hope they dont bring back the start menu.
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by Joker Poker » Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:16 pm

I'm still waiting for my compensation cheque for suffering through ME.
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:16 pm

Shudder. ME.
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Post by General Mackevili » Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:51 am

clippy wrote:i hope they dont bring back the start menu.
I love the start menu. Image
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by Jockey » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:20 am

General Mackevili wrote:
clippy wrote:i hope they dont bring back the start menu.
I love the start menu. Image
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by Duncan » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:45 am

General Mackevili wrote:
clippy wrote:i hope they dont bring back the start menu.
I love the start menu. Image

And the finish menu ??????
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by clippy » Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:15 pm

I must be some kind of freaky weirdo for preferring win8. the world is wrong

start screen > startmenu
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by StroppyChops » Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:23 pm

clippy wrote:I must be some kind of freaky weirdo for preferring win8. the world is wrong

start screen > startmenu
I am okay, the world is wrong. Isn't there a psychiatric term for that? ;)
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Re: Microsoft Windows 9. Huzzah!

Post by StroppyChops » Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:01 pm

I'll sneak this in here while Digg3r is taking a time out...
http://www.geek.com/microsoft/your-wind ... e-1602866/
Your Windows 9 upgrade could be free
Windows 9 can’t come soon enough for those who despise Windows 8 and never warmed up to the Metro interface. It’s slated to arrive early next spring, and here’s the kicker: it will be a free upgrade for many, and as cheap as $20 for others.

This is according to a new leak from WZor, who’s been right on the money numerous times before when it comes to new Microsoft products. Free OS upgrades from Microsoft also aren’t anything new. Generally, the company has opened up a free upgrade window around launch time where shoppers can upgrade a newly-purchased computer from the previous Windows OS to the latest version.

They also threw discounts at everyone they could to spur Windows 8 adoption: Windows XP holdouts, students, families, and early adopters who installed the Release Preview. It was widely believed that those incentives had a lot to do with concerns over how consumers would react to the Metro interface.

With all the heat Microsoft has taken over Windows 8 and Metro — and the backpedaling it has done in Windows 8.1 — it’s reasonable to think that there will be a slew of Windows 9 upgrade offers, too. The company is eager to get things back on track, and dangling free or low cost upgrades is a good way to smooth things over with disgruntled (and vocal) Windows 8 users.
Follow the link for the rest of the article on Geek.com.
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