i had the latest iso.. 8.1 with update..
always the latest driver.. do you really think i am such noob ? the omega 14.2, just this week.
the problem is not with desktops, its scaling of the text boxes like, continue with installation.. read EULA etc. only.. that happened cz 8.1 installed catalyst CC but not register the driver.. had to manually update driver from device manager, and that hell broke loose. that also happened on win 7 when i updated chrome.. chrome got all fooked up with fuzzy text.. thats a software problem with chrome and others as well.. new win 8 and chrome is ok.. went back to 7 and fresh install chrome is still ok..
Firefox has way better sharper text and zoom by default is very easy on the eyes. ..i have a 46 inch monitor.
also 8.1 has great scaling otherwise.. its basically meant for 4k displays as well.. so even basic default text is too large and good easy to read. that was just a software issue, but i couldnt be bothered to reinstall another windows and be at 8 again..so win 7 was my only option.
8 has some great new stuff.. but it has managed to complicate the previous stuff which was already working great...task manager now looks like a nuclear launch program.
hopefully 10 will be as great as 7 was once.