Originally Posted by loike
I've been mostly using it on my notebook at work. And I must say I like it a lot. Especially the control panel options as a ribbon in Windows explorer are nice. Networking is a bit faster in 8 and the os responds better in general.
I'm already used to use the new ui search function (like the start menu search in 7) to get to all my programs. It's a lot quicker than browsing the start menu in 7 to start a program.
I do miss the aero theme.
Install a dock so you don't need the search function, I use the Directory opus dock but there are other docks like Objectdock or Rocketdock
I use Directory Opus most of the time and for Opus it actually doesn't matter what version of Win it is running on because it integrates with windows. I only see my desktop a couple of times a day, for the rest it is the best windows program ever (makes sense because Dopus is an Amiga program originally) I see
I only think M$ rushed the release of Win8 to have it the same time as Apple's Mountain Lion. The product is not completely finished so we need to wait for useful updates... But I do like the price to be honest