Windows 8 sucks WORST than VISA ever did
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WhiteyWhite

Ingersoll, Canada

#46 Dec 27, 2013
Windows 8 is terrible, would not recommend it to anyone. If at all possible everyone should wait until they come out with a new version fixing all the damage they have done with window 8
Don't buy a new computer unless you absolutely have to.
Country Boy

Woodstock, GA

#47 Dec 27, 2013
WhiteyWhite wrote:
Windows 8 is terrible, would not recommend it to anyone. If at all possible everyone should wait until they come out with a new version fixing all the damage they have done with window 8
Don't buy a new computer unless you absolutely have to.
Once you bend your new computer to look like Windows7, it isn't to bad. Restoring the Start Button goes a long way to make it civilized again on a desktop or laptop.
Josiah

Guilford, ME

#48 Jan 1, 2014
The Charms bar is obnoxious! When ever I try to click on any browser button to the top right side of the screen the bar pop open. Or if I try to use the scroll bar in a browser it opens that annoying charms bar, or like when we need to click on the little clock or calendar icon in our task bar, or even if you accidentally swipe too far to the right that obnoxious charms bar keeps appearing. Whats most irritating is that it sometimes doesn't open when you actually need to use it and you need to keep moving the cursor around to make it open. This just wastes our time in the end with all these extra clicks and swipes when with the old Start button we could make a few simple clicks with a minimum of swiping. Windows 8 has got to be the most immature irrational OS out there today. It's like Microsoft is overly hung up on this whole swiping deal because they think it looks cool when it actually just looks stupid. Between the horrible Operating Systems out there today and websites going Ad Mad I find I hardly use Facebook or Youtube or Google much anymore and on my home PC I regret even sticking with Windows. The place I work has switched back to Win 7 but our boss is 100% sure he's going to buy us all Macs next year but he needs to look at their OS to make sure it's not like Win 8 or that retarded Jelly Bean OS. I could spend 10 pages just ranting about the Charms bar alone and volumes of books ranting about everything else wrong with Win8. Got to say this OS is obnoxious and crazy. I know they wanted to change things up a bit but it's so immature you can't take it serious. Im so glad our boss switched us back to 7 and that by next year Windows is not allowed in our business again. I'm gonna see if I can hire someone to switch my new computer to Windows 7 and Im also 100% positive that when I do buy a new computer it will not be running Windows at all. I feel totally mind forked by Microsoft and screwed over.

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

Since: Jul 13

Drive it, like you stole it

#49 Jan 1, 2014
Josiah wrote:
The Charms bar is obnoxious! When ever I try to click on any browser button to the top right side of the screen the bar pop open. Or if I try to use the scroll bar in a browser it opens that annoying charms bar, or like when we need to click on the little clock or calendar icon in our task bar, or even if you accidentally swipe too far to the right that obnoxious charms bar keeps appearing. Whats most irritating is that it sometimes doesn't open when you actually need to use it and you need to keep moving the cursor around to make it open. This just wastes our time in the end with all these extra clicks and swipes when with the old Start button we could make a few simple clicks with a minimum of swiping. Windows 8 has got to be the most immature irrational OS out there today. It's like Microsoft is overly hung up on this whole swiping deal because they think it looks cool when it actually just looks stupid. Between the horrible Operating Systems out there today and websites going Ad Mad I find I hardly use Facebook or Youtube or Google much anymore and on my home PC I regret even sticking with Windows. The place I work has switched back to Win 7 but our boss is 100% sure he's going to buy us all Macs next year but he needs to look at their OS to make sure it's not like Win 8 or that retarded Jelly Bean OS. I could spend 10 pages just ranting about the Charms bar alone and volumes of books ranting about everything else wrong with Win8. Got to say this OS is obnoxious and crazy. I know they wanted to change things up a bit but it's so immature you can't take it serious. Im so glad our boss switched us back to 7 and that by next year Windows is not allowed in our business again. I'm gonna see if I can hire someone to switch my new computer to Windows 7 and Im also 100% positive that when I do buy a new computer it will not be running Windows at all. I feel totally mind forked by Microsoft and screwed over.
Yeah, I hate those damn things too. After months of using 8 I'm finally starting to slightly tolerate that. The key is to keep your cursor out of the bottom corners. That is where they pop-up from. It's awful, but if you can dance your cursor around those twn corners they wont come up.

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

Since: Jul 13

Drive it, like you stole it

#51 Jan 2, 2014
Windows 8 Sucks wrote:
Windows 8 is by far the worst ever. I know several older people who have given up using computers,. I am totally annoyed, frustrated and find windows 8 very slow.
I didn't buy a new computer expecting all this aggravation and am still using my old computer for most important things.
Cant figure out how to add people to an address book in windows 8 mail yet.
Think this will be my last computer with Microsoft programing.
To be fair, Windows always kinda has sucked. People are just waking up with 8 a little more.
Country Boy

Batavia, NY

#53 Jan 4, 2014
Windows 8 Sucks wrote:
Do others find Windows 8 to be extremely slow? It sucks. I am so sorry I bought a new computer.
MS said they rewrote Vista's code to make Windows 8 much faster. Windows 8 is just a second generation Vista, which BTW was a real horror story when it was first release.

I run Windows 8.1 on a 6 core AMD CPU and it is as fast as the wind.
Ben J

Searsport, ME

#55 Jan 11, 2014
Ben J

Searsport, ME

#56 Jan 11, 2014
Country Boy wrote:
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MS said they rewrote Vista's code to make Windows 8 much faster. Windows 8 is just a second generation Vista, which BTW was a real horror story when it was first release.
I run Windows 8.1 on a 6 core AMD CPU and it is as fast as the wind.
People are now calling it Crazy 8. ha ha and rightly so. LOL It is crazy.
https://www.facebook.com/windows8isidiotic
Ben J

Searsport, ME

#57 Jan 11, 2014
Country Boy wrote:
Windows 8 is the worse piece of crap that Microsoft has ever produced. Nobody is buying it. That is why they are coming out with 8.1, code name blue, this Fall. I want the Start button back. It was designed for mobile devices. Not desk and laptops.
Here is a link to a Facebook page. Getting the word out and discussing the madness of Windows 8 is vital right now. I mean when a company as large as Microsoft goes Bat Shit Crazy you know something is wrong with society. ha ha
Ben J

Searsport, ME

#58 Jan 11, 2014
Country Boy wrote:
Windows 8 is the worse piece of crap that Microsoft has ever produced. Nobody is buying it. That is why they are coming out with 8.1, code name blue, this Fall. I want the Start button back. It was designed for mobile devices. Not desk and laptops.
Here is a link to a Facebook page. Getting the word out and discussing the madness of Windows 8 is vital right now. I mean when a company as large as Microsoft goes Bat Shit Crazy you know something is wrong with society. ha ha
https://www.facebook.com/windows8isidiotic
Rhonda Luv Nickbo

Pittsford, NY

#59 Jan 11, 2014
I hate it. I tell everyone I come in contact with it sucks. NEVER again.
Here I am on my old computer.
Microsoft screwed up bigtime.

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

Since: Jul 13

Drive it, like you stole it

#61 Jan 11, 2014
Ben J wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is a link to a Facebook page. Getting the word out and discussing the madness of Windows 8 is vital right now. I mean when a company as large as Microsoft goes Bat Shit Crazy you know something is wrong with society. ha ha
https://www.facebook.com/windows8isidiotic
Just playing devils advocate here.
Did you ever consider that Microsoft is brilliant and devised the new silly and dumb down Windows 8 to cater to the silly and dumb down generations that are replacing the older ones?
I sometimes get the feeling it is a strategy to win over all these clowns who grew up on Xbox and social media, who just like irrational silly features. You know the types, they like flashy over functional. The metro tiles comes to mind when thinking of this.
The Only One

Rochester, NY

#63 Jan 11, 2014
Windows XP was the best.
Adam Sawyer

Suncook, NH

#64 Jun 17, 2015
Windows 10 is a cover up. All they did was shift and move stuff around but didn't really fix anything. It's still designed to force that metro crap down our throats. The last year people are dropping MS and Im 100% sure by 2020 Windows will be a thing of the past. Microsoft is being too abusive with their dictating what we use next with their crazy rotating disposition and constant identity crisis.
TomC

Fairport, NY

#66 Jun 18, 2015
That's the reason Apple blew by Microsoft, to become the largest company in the world (market value will likely reach $1 TRILLION by the middle next year). Microsoft should be in this position, not Apple, but they haven't changed much for the past 10 years, while Apple is fluid and progressive. Appears they will never catch Apple - which is now bigger than IBM, Exxon/Mobil, AT&T etc... and Microsoft.
Sawyer Tom

Suncook, NH

#67 Jul 5, 2015
I hate how they try to force PC users to use touch screens when it's not logical. For example Touch screens are too reflective and it's hard to read text or watch video because your screen is like a mirror. It takes less time and effort to simply use your mouse to select things than it does to waste time reaching up and touching your desktop screen. I recall in the 1980s we had touch screens except back then we needed to use a digital pen that plugged into a port and you touched the screen with the pen HOWEVER people quickly realized this was slower than simply using your mouse. Also after a while of reaching up all the time it gets tiring. Also the layout of Windows 8 is too cumbersome, random, not organized, and user unfriendly... if anything it's user hostile. - All that said I also hate tablets and smart phones not because they are touch screens but because their OS are crazy. I used to have a couple View Sonic Pocket PC from about 2002 to 2009 and the Windows OS was easy to use, more logical, and user friendly. And even back then Pocket PC had full color touch screens, camera, video, word, internet, Wi-Fi, spreadsheets, storage, SD slot, and all the other stuff that smart phone has today. I could even make internet phone calls with it. It even had Inferred so you could use it as a remote control (something devices don't have). However the big difference was that the OS was easier to use on a touch screen hand held device. The Pocket PC was also physically built better so that actually side buttons were not easily pressed by accident nor was the screen overly sensitive to pocket dial. But now Smartphones to Tablets, to desktop PCs have OS that are just bat shit crazy, hard to use, and are frustrating to use. Back to my main problem is that I hate touch screen desktop PC because it's like an obnoxious mirror in which you see your own reflection and stuff in the room more than the text on the screen. And I shouldn't have to find an entirely dark room in order to use my PC.
Henry

Fairport, NY

#68 Jul 5, 2015
Hate Windows 10, will not be upgrading based on what I've seen. Except maybe to a Mac one of these days.
LetsGoJapan

Rochester, NY

#69 Jul 5, 2015
I use MasterCard

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