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What's wrong with Windows 8
on Mon 14th May 2012 22:49 UTC
For weeks - if not months - I've been trying to come up with a way to succinctly and accurately explain why, exactly, Windows 8 rubs me the wrong way, usability-wise. I think I finally got it.
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on Sun 20th May 2012 01:21 UTC in reply to "
Windows 3.x - The shape of things to come. Lots of apps and games.
Games? You ran games in DOS, back then (and well into 9x era).
Plus, early NT were rather decent - just not so well supported and with somewhat beefier hardware requirements (mostly RAM, in the times when it was very expensive) than contemporary 9x. If NT 4.0 had USB and (then) latest DirectX, you'd probably describe it as "best ever" instead of 2k (which was a relatively minor improvement over what NT already offered; same as XP after it, yet for some reason it's 2nd for you)
And it sometimes seems, in such comment threads, like I was the only one without issues under Me... (
because, I suspect, too many people tried to treat it like earlier 9x, to "tweak" it with old tricks - which often broke the system, owing to slighly too big changes from 98SE)
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