I was gunna update to Windows 8 until i found out in the Switched On TV Guide liftout in the Herald-Sun yesterday that the start button had gone walkabouts. I'll wait until it returns.
Windsmoke, I reckon like I would, you would struggle without the start button.
I'm only just getting used to Windows 7. Like you, Andrew -- I'll just wait a while, I reckon.
TS, even Windows 7 took some getting used to.
Apparently start is the windows key on your keyboard.Anyway, I'm a mac man now so I have my own tribulations with its 'intuitive' processes.
I simply will not have a mac man lecturing me about windows. Intuitive seems to be a code word for difficult.
Hello Andrew:This alarms us. Have we already missed out on Windows 1 - 7?!!Have a splendid weekend.
JayLa, there has been an update since Windows 3.1. I expect you are not too far behind, if not using Windows 7.
LOVE this guy!I think I'll wait, too. I'm still getting over the disappointment (and frustration) of how many basic tasks they 'hid' in the toolbar in the last version.
Kath, while I am used to it now, I did not like the change to the unfamiliar Windows 7.
I'm glad I use Apple. It has enough things to learn too. I just had to ring Apple support to find out how to get photos transferred from my computer to the iPad.
Diane, I am sure that you can ring Apple support amuses us Windows users no end, but not in a good way.
ha ha ha oh that looks painful!
Fen, it is getting the Ipad generation on board, but ditching older people in the process. Whether it was a wise decision, remains to be seen.
Thanks Andrew for this startling news of "updating". If these people update anymore,I will hold them responsible for my earthly departure and reap havoc upon them from on high.Now just where are my trusty pigeons????????
Colin, safely home after your travels. Updates for things that already work are stressful, but often ultimately good in the long run.
I like my Windows 7, it came pre-installed on my laptop, the old one had Windows XP which I also liked. I had no trouble getting used to W7, but I don't think I'll upgrade to W8. It's more for I-pads, I think, and I don't have one, nor am I getting one. Windows needs to remember that we're not all young'uns eager to get the latest of the latest.
River, computer users have reached a certain age now. Gates may have forgotten that he needs to please a certain age group.
I had to stop the video Andrew,the realization that this is probably exactly (apart from him being a man) what I'd look like hahahahaha! Technophobe ALERT!!
Me too Grace, which is why I put the video up.
Grace, if this is you, then you are way too patient.
FC, are you suggesting we should get angry about it? Perhaps we should. Computers should evolve and improve over the years, not drastically change.
I'm still stuck here in Vista so no love lost for me. I believe I could live without the start button, whatever it is.
Are you sure Rubye? It is the thing at the bottom left of your screen that you use to get to things.
Better still, use a MacBook or an iMac and know you'll never ever catch a virus or crash the computer.
Ah, the smugness of a Mac user, perhaps with justification.
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