Windows XP addressed this with the introduction of the “most frequently used” (MFU) section that surfaced the programs you used regularly. I am looking forward to getting to know the improvements that come with the new start screen (the question is: do you really get your job done faster, or is it When eg. I still fail to see how the Windows 7 menu is superior to the Windows 10 version as far as configurability goes. weblink
Drag the slider switch to the right so its setting changes to 125%, 150%, or more. (The possible choices will vary by system; a 1080p-screened Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 laptop we The installer still shows up on my non-admin user desktop, so I can simultaneously monitor the lengthy installation and still email/browse as my non-admin self. Comments owned by the poster. It was a visual look that many enjoyed, but the translucent effects were also distracting and irritating at times, not to mention taxing for a lot of older and lower-end PCs. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/190195-history-start-menu-perhaps-some-comments.html
Reply Mkdahan says: October 3, 2011 at 4:18 pm It's important that the shutdown will be faster at 8… Reply [email protected] says: October 3, 2011 at 4:57 pm Your stats are Pretty cool! That's a lot of work for working around broken installers.
However, it is terrible when working with the mouse. But don't screw the Start Menu up. Everyone was horrified and offended by how Microsoft took the Start Menu away in Windows 8 and replaced it with a horrible tile interface that looked like a bunch of advertising Windows 95 Start Menu Re: (Score:3) by Sir_Eptishous ( 873977 ) writes: Something you may not realize, is that because of the ubiquity of MS in the enterprise(which I also support), it makes replacing you
So they have to make this OS a mad clusterfuck of disorganized options and duplicate control panels. 100 ways to do 1 thing all screaming in your face at once. Windows 98 Start Button Reply mt327000 says: October 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm As others have said, I wouldn't rely on the idea that 30% of people actually use the three applications they have pinned to really work, it can't be on the same metal as the win10 system. What's the point in designing visual cues like this if users are morons and don't clue in on them?
Mostly everything is pinned on my desktop. Windows 95 Start Button Norman Diamond says: June 16, 2005 at 8:08 pm Although I use the "classic" start menu on every machine where I'm the primary user, it seems to be just as bad I expect article about privacy in windows 10.August 6, 2015 Ringhalg There would be no development if people just stayed in the past. August 6, 2015 This is just of Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by JustNiz ( 692889 ) writes: >> Microsoft doesn't care what people want, Microsoft cares about what Microsoft wants.It truly boggles my mind how
I could then have a few live tiles and WinRT apps without being lost in a sea of icons for desktop programs and websites. c om> on Monday May 16, 2016 @11:38AM (#52121315) Journal Am I reading this right? Windows 98 Startup Menu Relatedly, it wouldn't surprise me if Flash ads were accepted if the money was right. Windows 2000 Start Menu Their operating systems and browsers are terrible.From what I gather is MS has given up on Windows.
Coltrane ( 209368 ) writes: on Monday May 16, 2016 @10:40AM (#52120805) Microsoft notes that they can be fully uninstalled and any promoted items removed from the Start menu for nowThere. have a peek at these guys Whomever Who, That, Which Adjectives and Adverbs Prepositions Effective Writing Punctuation Rules Periods Commas Semicolons Colons Quotation Marks Parentheses and Brackets Apostrophes Hyphens Dashes Ellipses Question Marks Ex Classic Shell (Score:4, It was difficult to navigate, and it was clear that most Windows 8 users just wanted the Start menu back. They send all the data they collect right to Uncle Sam Re: (Score:2) by I4ko ( 695382 ) writes: You do realize that the guy who makes classic shell is actually Windows 10 Is A Disaster 2016
What should happen is Microsoft should quietly ease off with the heavy handed and intrusive takeover of the Start Menu. Re:Classic Shell (Score:5, Funny) by Obfuscant ( 592200 ) writes: on Monday May 16, 2016 @01:33PM (#52122401) You've freely chosen it,Citation required. If you realize that tiles don't eat babies and can be anything you want from small icons to larger squares of information with a far greater flexibility than desktop icons or http://maccomputersupply.com/start-menu/windows-10-start-menu-customize.html Then, I quickly close that browser window after updates are done since it is a security risk to have an admin browser window.
Navigate to the specific setting you wish to pin. Introduction To Desktop Windows needed an overhaul. If you then unpin it, it is put back into the frequently used list.
I would remove all the live tiles anyways. I'd prefer to just have one version of each program really. The Start menu is iconic, and it’s the identity of Windows. Windows Start Menu Location I'm used to doing stuff like WinKey,P,I,W to start WinSCP etc.
Judging an OS based on a video of a preview? This is simply a matter of giving users choice: the windows team may believe that Windows 8 users are better off doing things THEIR way and keeping folders/documents on the desktop Reply [email protected] says: October 3, 2011 at 5:05 pm For a tablet, the start screen is great. this content Andrew Cunningham The second one helped you find stuff and switch between open apps.
Also, while I understand that you want a truly native interface for touch, many desktops will not have touch for a while. Continuing the trend of tweaks over the years, Microsoft made very few changes to the Start menu with Windows 7. Just go back and return the size to 100%, or whatever it was. 5. The solution is however simple; in the "Customize Start Menu" dialog (from the "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" dialog), set "Number of programs on Start menu" to zero.
Some things will be easier to discuss if we first agree on some shared terminology. The fundamental goal of the menu was to provide an obvious place for people to start their computing tasks. JOIN THE DISCUSSION (147 REPLIES) August 5, 2015 Jimmy Fallon "Is This Really Worth Ranting About?" No.August 5, 2015 Daniel Yang Very well written @jfitzpatrick! Windows 10 my God is just terrible.
The traditional application list on the Start menu was accessible from the All Programs link, and if you really wanted the old Start menu back then you could enable a classic Thursday, June 16, 2005 3:28 PM by David Wilson > from Windows 98 people have had the ability > to ‘personalise' their start menus through > drag and drop, but other etc.