Windows 8 forum: I cannot decide at this time whether Ilike win 8 or not.

by: lem777mel November 10, 2012 12:09 AM PST

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I cannot decide at this time whether Ilike win 8 or not.

by lem777mel - 11/10/12 12:09 AM

So far I find it a little hard to use. It is not straight forward as win 7. I really miss the start menu and immediately go to my programs. When it boots up, it goes directly to the win 8 icons. Fortunately, there is a way to get to your normal desktop. Once there, at least I can access my programs by putting the one's I want into folders. It kind a substitutes the program list. Another thing I don't like is when I launch a browser from win 8 screen, it opens up in a full page with no menu, address and search bar. When I enter from my own desktop, the browser looks normal. When you expand the win 8 icons, all of them are small and so many that they are not easy to find. I wish that Microsoft gave you an option to revert back to win 7 by an uninstall program or possibly have both win 7 and 8. That could have been easy to do. Now, if I get rid of win 8 and go back to win 7, I would have to do a factory reinstall which means I have to take more time in backing up everything. Maybe time will tell if I can get used to it. The only reason why I installed win 8 is because when I bought my laptop, I got a good promotion at a very reasonable price.

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