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Windows 7 Frustrations

I find myself liking less and less about Windows 7. Most of these may be classified as me getting old and not wanting to change the way of doing things, but if something works well, why change? It seems many of the changes in Win7 were changed just for the sake of changing, and that's never a good reason, IMO. The default taskbar is broken. I like the idea of "pinning" programs to the taskbar for easy access. However, to drop the Quick Launch feature in exchange for pinning items was just foolish. On a XP machine, I usually have 7-8 items in my quick launch folder, but only run one or two at a time. If I were to go the pinning route, those items would always be in my task tray, forcing me to skip over non-running programs in order to access the running programs. For some this is a non-issue, but for me this means no programs are pinned, and I am without a quick launch.
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Win Button+Tab Annoyance

I was working on a Win7 computer tonight, and happened to hit Win+Tab instead of Alt+Tab. What struck me as odd is that when you hit Alt+Tab, the first instance of Tab pushes you to the next window. However, in the Win+Tab instance, the first instance of Tab merely pushes you to the screen to go to the next window. So in order to switch to the next window, you have to push Win+Tab twice instead of once. This may seem like a small thing, but to someone who uses Alt+Tab frequently, this is a major flaw and the major reason why I will not use Win+Tab in Vista or Win7 for the foreseeable future.
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