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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Absolutely hysterical post.

    You compare a desktop for productivity to a phone. Which is exactly why Raluca Budiu's comment is so important. You say an expert in useability doesn't know what they are talking about and you base your opinion off your own experience and nothing else.

    Hard to reason with pictures of a desktop...oh wait...it is a picture. Not function.
    When the user is mobile, a smart phone can be more productive than a desktop which is difficult to lug around.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    When the user is mobile, a smart phone can be more productive than a desktop which is difficult to lug around.
    I wouldn't argue that. But I have been speaking directly about PCs and Tablets.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    You totally missed my points. Guess I'll have to repeat myself in baby language.

    1. I didn't compare PC productivity with a phone. I asked you if you had a problem opening apps on your phone without your beloved Start Button.

    2. An expert in usability...who doesn't know what he can do with what he is using...isn't much of an expert in my mind. Especially when my experiences directly contradict his statements...as my picture illustrated.
    Wow, you are a condescending individual.

    Your point does not trump an industry expert. Sorry.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Wow, you are a condescending individual.

    Your point does not trump an industry expert. Sorry.
    LOL!!

    Actually, my screenshot shows, unequivocally, that your "industry expert" is wrong...totally wrong...in his statement. You can choose to believe an unsupported statement from your expert...or you can choose to believe physical evidence of his error that is presented by me. Frankly, I don't care which choice you make.

    But, in the meantime, while you are believing an expert who doesn't know what he is talking about, I'll continue to do the things I'm doing with the OS...including the things your expert tells you that I cannot do.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    LOL!!

    Actually, my screenshot shows, unequivocally, that your "industry expert" is wrong...totally wrong...in his statement. You can choose to believe an unsupported statement from your expert...or you can choose to believe physical evidence of his error that is presented by me. Frankly, I don't care which choice you make.

    But, in the meantime, while you are believing an expert who doesn't know what he is talking about, I'll continue to do the things I'm doing with the OS...including the things your expert tells you that I cannot do.
    I am glad it works for you. It is was not well received by the industry. It is not a good operating system in my opinion. The opinion is echoed throughout the computing industry.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    I am glad it works for you. It is was not well received by the industry. It is not a good operating system in my opinion. The opinion is echoed throughout the computing industry.
    Oh...I don't mind anyone having their own opinion. I would caution you about what FACTS you base your opinion on, though. If you base your opinion on the erroneous words of someone who is touted as being an "expert", you end up with an erroneous opinion.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    I use my computers for CAD (engineered drawings). XP runs the program well. My experience with 7 & 8 is that CAD crashes at very random times.

    Also, XP is great for gaming. And it is energy efficient according to the Chinese government.
    All of the technical programs that I have used from engineering mathematics programs to statistical analysis programs have all run through XP best.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

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    It would seem the Chinese government actually does care about it's people and wishes to protect them from extreme frustration.

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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by TheLastIndependent View Post
    All of the technical programs that I have used from engineering mathematics programs to statistical analysis programs have all run through XP best.
    That's good.

    One suggestion, though: When you are running XP to use those programs, don't connect your computer to the internet.
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    Re: China bans government use of Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    I am glad it works for you. It is was not well received by the industry. It is not a good operating system in my opinion. The opinion is echoed throughout the computing industry.
    But...but....one person who spent way more on his computer than he should have says he never had problems! Doesn't that mean anything to you?

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