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Windows 8 DP (build 8102) Suddenly Started Looking Like 7

Following the day-long sneak peek, I retired to my hotel room, and fired up the Samsung Developer Preview PC almost immediately. These search result views are a natural progression from the Windows 7 groups and are easily accessible from anywhere in the operating system via the Search charm or keyboard shortcuts. I just feel it. This switch back and forth is not elegant, or even useful. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-has-recently-started-to-crash-file-attached.html

The results also show file type and size to help further disambiguate between results. It only changed that, the Start menu, nothing else. This will make it easy for users to figure out how to get to search. Try activating Windows later.

Rating is available when the video has been rented. Start search brings apps, settings, and files together with other Metro style apps that implement the Search contract, creating a unified and consistent search experience. Get reimagined and reinvented Windows 8 Consumer Preview Leave a reply Windows 8 Consumer Preview is here (build 8250). Feel free to download and test: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/consumer-preview http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/download Direct download links to ISO images

In addition, we designed touch-friendly filters with result counts in the file search view to help users quickly refine the search results set. I would go for Windows 8 Pro anyway, but I just realized that Microsoft is giving away product numbers for Windows 8 Media Center Pack here. The Height of the image should be doubled with the Height of your Screen Resolution.For example, if your Screen Resolution is 1280*800, you should make a image with Height 1600, and Showing an aggregated view in the Start menu required compromising on performance in addition to space because we would search all programs, Control Panel items, and files, even if you were

Reply Carol Anne says: October 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm Why are ALL your screenshots (and this blog) using such tiny, tiny, TINY type? These apps are designed by default to run in a new security context, to leverage the Cloud, to be interconnected, to accompany the always-on experience of next-generation form factors, and to A permanent sorry about cleaning up. My guess is that the marketing line here is “unify the desktop and the tablet user experience in the best way you can”.

Continue reading → Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click Monitor(s) Displays Monitors are lizards. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... With touch, you can do what you want to do quickly and naturally.

I wrote a number of articles throughout the night, sacrificing sleep. Let it appear into the Desktop, leave alone the Metro interface. Continue reading → Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click This is about the introduction of Metro, of course, but also about more than just the new NUI + GUI and app platform.

Otherwise I feel like I'd have to constantly remember to hit Windows key + W for /just/ settings or Widnows key + F for files. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-boot-up-suddenly-longer.html p.s. Reply [email protected] says: October 18, 2011 at 12:32 pm This stuff is looking good, but I think you folks should take a concept from the Games industry and stick built in The thing to keep in mind Windows Developer Preview is a very early development milestone of Windows 8, Build 8102 Milestone 3 (M3), to be more specific.

It's clear that Metro is poorly integrated into Windows and that the whole experience seems more basic, broken, and less powerful than the regular Windows experience. New Avast 7 in Windows 8 CP Leave a reply Here's my review of new Avast 7 in Windows 8 Consumer Preview. If not, could it be updated? Source OS Windows Developer Preview CPU Quad Core 2.5GH'z Motherboard Foxconn Memory 4GB Graphics Card GTX460 Sound Card Onboard Monitor(s) Displays 22inch Phillips Screen Resolution 1920x1200 Keyboard Microsoft Curve Mouse Logitech PSU

Hiding "Shut Down" under "Settings" is one of the worst design mistakes I have ever seen, period. We also put a lot of thought into preserving existing keyboard patterns, which both average and advanced users have come to rely on, and have built muscle memory around. I've learned quite a few shortcuts by reading these blog posts that I had no idea existed.

Even if you can revert to the Win7 logon screen style it seems that Windows is moving towards phasing out customizations & idiot proofing the system with BLAND colorings that would

Create your media After you’ve completed the download, you end up with an *.iso file. The improvements are even larger on netbooks. You just “clicked” one with your finger to launch the app. At the end of a long work session, I can barely move my mouse the few mm it needs to navigate the complete start menu - without need of the keyboard

If you don’t have an Internet connection available, you will be prompted to create a local account. If tis issue persists, contact your system administrator or technical support department for assistance." So, what's the problem? Loading... http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-explorer-exe-suddenly-crashing-about-every-2hr.html Metro is palpable.

You say that "Our telemetry data shows that 67% of all searches in Windows 7 are used to find and launch programs. Otherwise they were just uselessly taking up screen real estate space, crowded together in a jarring mass. Go to this link to see latest updates: http://dev.windows.com You can download the Windows Developer Preview (pre-beta version) of Windows 8 build 8102 for developers here: Windows Developer Preview with developer tools But for calculator the start menu is simpler, at least visually.

Is there not an English version? Thanks for the tip! And i install it, the disc had the key on the outside and it prompt for the key before i install it. One of the biggest complaints about the new Start screen (and one that I agree with) is that there is no easy way to quickly and easily access your files through

Touch-friendly search suggestions minimize typing on a touch screen, and the search contract provides a framework for search suggestions that developers can use for their own Metro style apps as well. Continue reading → Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click Pressing TAB allows you to quickly switch between the search results list and the Search pane. I liked the previous versions of Avast and always recommended that security software, besides, it did perform very efficiently.

Add a Comment: Preview Submit Comment Load All Images managingdiversity Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016 This is so cool..Is this for free or available for purchase?Thanks. Any suggestions? Windows 8 presented Windows 8 101: tips & tricks for new Start experience A brief analysis of Metro on Windows 8 Microsoft's Windows 8: Here's what we now know (and don't) You can change the Metro background image with a customized version of your own, BUT can you also substitute a custom background image instead of the Xtremely boring Metro background color.

Give me first-class file search, organization and data manipulation tools. Using the same model for search, we believe that always having a quick and consistent way to get directly to settings or file search results gives you precision and control over