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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-18-13, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 was officially released yesterday, 10/17. Has anyone messed around with it yet? I never could get used to Windows 8 and so far this update hasn't changed my mind. It's a little easier to navigate but still odd compared to Win 7.

What I did like was the ability to boot directly to the desktop. The new Windows (start) icon allows you to switch between your desktop and app screen and with a right click you have a scaled down version of a start menu.

I've got it installed in parallel with Win 7 so I'll keep it awhile and toy with it.

Also the upgrade was (I think) 3.6gb in size.

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Re: Windows 8.1

Wife's laptop has 8. I avoid it like the plague. My work computer and this one both have XP. I'm mostly happy with it (no 64 bit capabilities, restricted RAM)

Ever notice that there's so many high performance parts available for GM products?

Did you ever think that maybe they NEED them?
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