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    Default Hardare/software features you could do without

    1) The insert button - nothing more annoying than to be typing away only to realise that you've inavertently hit the insert button and have subsequently typed over something you want to keep.

    2) The whole My Documents thing where everytime you you want to save or open something from an application you are (by default) in some subfolder nested 50 levels under the My Documents folder.


    3) The way Excel saves the scroll state of a spreadsheet - happened to me the other day - had to run some ad hoc queries based on the contents of a spreadsheet. When I opened it it was vertically scrolled 75% to the end and I only looked at what was immediately visible downwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wurzel View Post
    1) The insert button - nothing more annoying than to be typing away only to realise that you've inavertently hit the insert button and have subsequently typed over something you want to keep.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Is your "w" key broken?
    He has decided that spell-check is one software feature he can do without.
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    Oh Dear. Laughed off the board

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    Quote Originally Posted by wurzel View Post
    2) The whole My Documents thing where everytime you you want to save or open something from an application you are (by default) in some subfolder nested 50 levels under the My Documents folder.
    That's never happened to me. By default you might be in the My Documents, but why would you be in a random subfolder of it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TimberWolf View Post
    Caps Lock.
    i USE IT ALL THE TIME.

    Sadly the habit of capitalising 'I' is hard to unlearn.
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    The Windows Key not much use on non windows systems, hardware should be OS agnostic, talk about bad design.

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    The windows key is very useful on Macs. Which also have an OS-specific button. Hardware and software are supposed to overlap and complement each other, that's why iPod was so popular.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d000hg View Post
    The windows key is very useful on Macs. Which also have an OS-specific button. Hardware and software are supposed to overlap and complement each other, that's why iPod was so popular.
    But a keyboard is a general device that can be removed and attached to any PC with the correct port, hardly as tightly coupled as the Ipod is to its OS.

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