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Microsoft May Bring Back The Start Button


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W8 just brings a big clunky tablet interface to the desktop. Unless I'm missing something, it has no business being installed outside of mobile like touch devices.


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All this fuss about the golden oldie Windows Start button.

There it was, sitting comfortable in the bottom left hand corner, not doing any harm, but doing a tremendous lot of good, rather like a cybernetic kidney. Then some bum comes along and deletes it. Well done, give the guy a prize banana.

They will soon only be making two left shoes in a pair because it is cheaper to do so. That is if the same guy gets a senior job in the shoe industry after MS have sacked him.
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I just got a new laptop with Win8. After giving it a week of trying it out I came to the conclusion that if one has a touchscreen device Win8 is fine. For everyday keyboard/mouse use it is very non-intuitive and gets frustrating to use. I got the Start8 ad-in and it makes Win8 work for me.

BTW the laptop I got is a refurbished unit. I read recently that almost 66% of computer returns since last fall are because user didn't like Win8 and not because there was anything wrong with the hardware. Saved 40% and as far as I can tell, unit was barely used.