Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Aug 2012 16:11 UTC
Windows Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8 has gone gold - or, in Redmond parlance, RTM. "Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we've completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM partners. They can now begin preparing new Windows 8 PCs and devices they'll introduce starting with General Availability." Anybody got a spare MSDN account?
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RE[2]: Ha!
by Fergy on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 11:36 UTC in reply to "RE: Ha!"
Fergy
Member since:
2006-04-10

To what extent did you try Win8? I installed the developer preview the day it was out, and have been using it as my main OS since the Consumer Preview was released, and upgraded to the Release Preview the day it came out.

So how is the start/metro menu? Do you prefer it over the win7 startmenu or did you fix it with third party tools like launchy(my plan)?

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RE[3]: Ha!
by Drumhellar on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 16:28 in reply to "RE[2]: Ha!"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

I'm at times a little frustrated that there isn't an easily apparent way to add programs (The start menu folder structure is still there, it's just sorta hidden.)

But, no, I haven't used anything to change the way it operates, and overall I think I do like it better than the Win7 menu, since it operates in a very similar fashion.

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