couldn't find it. 0 3 years ago Reply Mark Richey The gnashing of teeth over the Start button are vastly overblown.I became comfortable almost immediately with hovering over the corner to Windows Central Forums All News Stories Phone News Surface News Windows News Xbox News MSFT News Apps Games Reviews Virtual Reality Help & How To Question & Answer Contests Shop Accessories The App list just needs to address that and no one would want/need the menu back. That's the real issue with Windows 8. have a peek at these guys
Please paul explain to me how to remove this useless monstrosity from my pc. The left pane displays square icons for both standard desktop applications and Windows 8, aka Metro, apps, while the right pane offers access to your library folders, Control Panel, programs, and Nice! Its a distraction and disturbs work flow. https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/27524-windows-8-1-new-start-button-add-functionality.html
I taught a 78 year old women how to use W8 in a matter of minutes and I will tell you she was no techie. It may just have been Sinofsky's H3LL NO attitude. Lingo bingo Is it Windows Phone or Windows phone?
Honestly, there is no need for the start menu in windows 8 for serveral reasons mentioned repeatedly: from the start screen if you want to see all apps (same function as I am administrator and if I go to in C:Users
Fortunately, you don’t have to live with Microsoft’s decision to remove the Start button and Start menu. You don’t have to be a member of the Gallup family to realize that most existing Windows users would resist this change. The new version 3.6.7 is excellent on my desktop. http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/30/4376042/windows-8-1-start-button-desktop-improvements-features That’s all well and good, and maybe even a decent product strategy, but then Microsoft took this point to its illogical conclusion and decided that the new touch-friendly operating environment (initially
But that's fine if all you need it a simple Start menu.StartMenu7 Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET StartMenu7 Also known as StartMenuX, this utility lets you customize the look, feel, and functionality It is very much an attitude thing, but Microsoft (and IT departments) are dealing with people with different styles and attitudes. I really don't like this move, for once MS should hold their ground. 0 3 years ago Reply semerdar34 MSFT will put in this hand holding "Start Button" till 8.3 (Green???) This argument that it is better suited for installations with a larger amount of applications installed is bollox and laughable because now I have to deal with problems that were never
Too much to to read through all of the posts. http://www.k2e.com/tech-update/articles/686-articles-what-to-expect-windows-8-1 But that's no coincidence. But if you're running a virtual machine (VM) in a window, you can't just throw the mouse in the corner. 0 3 years ago Reply Robert Carpenter Yeah I was gonna What is wrong with you?! 0 3 years ago Reply Spicymikey Glad MSC is not following that strategy.
For those working remotely with Win8...been there...done that. More about the author So another words, even you prefer the "traditional Start Menu" except you don't mind the extra un-intuitive step of memorizing a lame keyboard shortcut. It's absence was a deal breaker to me. Using a Surface 2 with W8.1 John Michael 47 years ago Reply Michael Hildebrand - MSFT JayRO - Thank you VERY much for the thoughtful and detailed comments to our post.
you wont die for using a new interface. 0 3 years ago Reply neelagopi hi.. So, W8 has also regressed to having some of the deficiencies of Linux, too? Any User Interface that requires the user to type, in order to find an app they Just make it configurable which side is the startup side. check my blog Not putting you down.
Windows 8 also takes away many things of which we’re familiar, most notably the Start button and Start menu. The software giant will add the infamous button and a number of options to Windows 8.1 to appease desktop users in the upcoming update. "One of the things we realised right How will consumers react to the inclusion of a start button but no menu?
Anyone that says otherwise is just trying to defend their retarded creation, it's suited only for handheld devices and that's it. Can you tell me wehere I can load them? Please consider for my customers: the amount of employee frustration just trying to get their programs open, as well as the amount of business owner frustration at having to pay me A third reveals a collection of tiles with pointers to popular Windows spots, such as your computer, your network settings, your personal folder, your photos, your music, and your documents.
The touch screen laptop / desktop hasn't gone mainstream yet either. Perhaps as a learning opportunity, the Windows 8.1 folks at Microsoft should step into any small business in their area. In fact, if you’ve used the Stardock Start8 utility, you may be struck, as I am, by how similar this new Start button looks to the one installed with that tool. http://fusionphp.net/windows-8-1/windows-8-1-this-app-wasn-39-t-installed-windows-is-getting-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-ready.html That first set of tiles gives me a quick view of my most important things (Calendar, Weather, Finance, Mail).
That's the real objection almost everyone who wants to see the old start button/menu return has--it has nothing whatever to do with the eradication of the start page. Do not mix the interfaces. the only difference is its fullscreen, and please.. See the Start button and Start screen definitions for further information on these terms and related links.
Apparently, I'm not the only one that struggles with the "flat" look. They can't be run in a windowed form on the desktop yet—that's coming in Windows 10—but if you're using a Modern mobile app on a PC with a mouse or other Still miss the classic Start menu in Windows 8 and 8.1? Previous versions of Office would have about 10 different programs.
Going to the left corner is fine on my left screen but not so much on the right.