Originally posted by: black_zion Oh, and don't forget about the inability to use the IE11 modern UI without having IE set as the default browser.
How is this a problem?
1) Do you use IE? No, no problem. Yes? You should have it as default and can use it in Metro: No problem!
2) Do you use Chrome or Firefox? Yes, no problem. No? See 1.
As for having an MS account... what is the big deal? They are free. Besides Steam makes you have a Steam Account to use their software, so does EA, Ubisoft, Sony...............................................
I think the biggest failure about Windows 8/8.1 is the "techies" on the web who continue to spread false rumours about it. With one free program it loads exactly like Windows 7, but you get to enjoy a lower memory footprint, faster booting, better support for FX chips, better packet allocation, increased frames in most games*, more stable than 7**, seamless use of Skydrive, DX11.2, IE 11, Windows Store, etc etc etc. Honestly, once you ditch the complaint about the Metro Screen, there is no reason not to.
*There are a couple where there is a slight decrease and some OLD OLD games have issues getting running, no different than any other upgrade though.
**I was able to have a higher stable overclock on 8 than 7, and it hasn't just been my experience.
PS: Even though IE seems better, faster, stronger... It still bites over Chrome or Firefox.
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