We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Windows Help


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

i don't think so


Ozy

Likes # 0

If you are using Windows 7, be happy with it

Upgrade to Windows 8 you will not get the old windows start menu.

You get the “metro” interface instead, (I have got rid of some of the tiles,so I now have a nice box of 8 )

On one of my computers I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8 R.T.M.,it kept all my applications .

From www.lee-soft.com/vistart, I downloaded Vistart, (this is a free tool you can install to re-enable the windows 7-style Start Menu).

I can now ignore “Metro”, its just as if I am using Windows7

The only difference between Windows 7, and Windows 8 is the ribbon across the top of any application

Upgrading to XP or Vista to Windows 7 costs over £100.

To upgrade to Windows 8 from XP or Vista costs £25, this would be worthwhile.

Upgrading Windows 8 from Windows 7 is not worth the money, time or the bother.

If you have Windows 7 stick with it.

Like this post
Ozy

Likes # 0

i have changed my mind about windows 8, it boots up faster than 7. internet explorer 7 is always slow to boot, not windows 8 it boots as soon as you press the icon. and i like the ribbon accross the top of applications.also i have found a better application to put a start button on the task bar, from classic shell,www.classicshell.sourceforge.net/index.html vistart is a bit buggy.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Very best Black Friday 2014 tech deals UK: Latest bargains on phones, tablets, laptops and more...

IDG UK Sites

Tech trends 2015: 3D printing grows up

IDG UK Sites

Will I be affected by VAT MOSS? Here are the facts for designers and artists

IDG UK Sites

Black Friday 2014 UK: Apple deals, Amazon deals & Black Friday tech offers