Welcome to Building Windows 8

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  1. ronjor

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    https://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/
     
  2. SweX

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    MS got big plans for Win 8 :)
     
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    Seeing is believing or not.:cool:
     
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    If Microsoft is serious, then enable the option to open the browser in a Sandbox created by Microsoft. This coupled with MSE would be good reason to just go with Microsoft for protection.
     
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    Probably they would make it be part of IE only... :D

    Anyway, in addition to that, it would be great if Microsoft would make it possible to create a browser bank mode, that would run in Secure Desktop.
     
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    All posts on engineering Windows 7 were insightful and a pleasure to read. I especially loved the one where some veteran developer described the organisational changes that were made after Vista was released. Hoping the same level of clarity with Windows 8 posts. But as always, genuinely excited by software, have no hopes for hardware. There is still no laptop that does justice to the excellent OS that Windows 7 is.
     
  7. Hungry Man

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    What do you mean?
     
  8. Hungry Man

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    IE is already sandboxed.
     
  9. iravgupta

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    Can't explain it any better.
     
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    did u explain it at all...?
     
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    They definitely should hire Tzuk to do the job! A amazing developer that created one of the best windows security application ever!
     
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    Re: Sceptical review of Windows 8

    From May? We barely know anything about Win 8 now, so that blog was a tad early in its criticism. I'd also highly advise the next time this person writes a blog, to check grammar. Also, IE 10 won't be supported on Vista..and? Vista will be old hat by then..just like XP was when IE 9 came about. Also, criticizing Vista, using lack of business adoption is a pretty poor choice. Business adoption has been a problem with every release of an OS and even new software in general. Businesses simply are like glaciers..which is a major reason they often get owned by hackers.

    Business has barely moved to the much, much more successful Win 7...does that now make Win 7 a failure as well? Overall, poorly written and thought out blog post :thumbd:
     
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    Re: Sceptical review of Windows 8

    That "article" is nothing more than speculation and hatred. Vista wasn't awfull, it worked perfectly fine for me and for a lot of other people.
     
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    Re: Sceptical review of Windows 8

    For some it was.
    But I agree about the article.
     
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    Re: Sceptical review of Windows 8

    It saddens me that enlightened people of this forum would link to trash like that, just look at the comments.. :ouch: He is obviously a beginner blogger (with a bad grasp on English) that really doesn't know what he's talking about, or how to back up claims with sources. I'll stick to the expertise of arstechnica. At least the entry "developing for Windows 8" didn't make my eyes bleed.
     
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    https://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/08/31/designing-for-metro-style-and-the-desktop.aspx
     
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    He'd have to dumb it down. Remember we IE users aren't supposed to be very smart.;) :p
     
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    I really hope they will give us an option to remove the ribbon bar :doubt:
    If not daaaamn, i'll find a way be it cracking or anything but i HATE the ribbon bar since they released it with Office. I'm fine with doing right clicks and looking for the option, i DON'T like cluttered screens :thumbd:

    First it was with Windows Live Messenger and the removal of nicknames . . . Now this? COME ON Microsoft get your things straight! :cautious:
     
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    It'll be interesting, that's for sure.

    I'm going to test it out on a VM once RC appears.
     
  25. funkydude

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    There is a distinct difference between the ribbon bar and the address bar with forward/back buttons. This leads me to the conclusion that they are 2 separate bars and can be turned off at choice. I can't see any other reason for not merging it all into 1 bar, if you see what I mean.
     
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