Win7 to Win 8

Started Sep 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Brian Miller
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Re: Why can't Windows just work?
In reply to Emeka U, Mar 19, 2013

Emeka U wrote:

yes, the ESC key, the Windows key, or the tile can all take you there...one extra step which is hardly combersome

Win-D, Win by itself if you have already visited the desktop, or swipe in from the left with your nose if you have a touch-screen (or use a mouse).

I've come to think that Microsoft's big mistake was vastly over-rating the intelligence/learning capacity of (at least some of) their users.

For those who can't see past who moved my cheese? --

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2012834/windows-7-to-windows-8-the-systems-biggest-improvements.html

http://www.howtogeek.com/128123/10-awesome-improvements-for-desktop-users-in-windows-8/

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/10/better-on-the-inside-under-the-hood-of-windows-8/

http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-1-desktop-144218

http://www.techradar.com/us/news/software/operating-systems/windows-8-tens-of-thousands-of-improvements-in-release-preview-1083171

Bonus anti-FUD:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2012663/10-awesome-new-additions-in-office-2013.html

Also, except for a few missing Firefox add-ons,  IE10 in Modern UI is a great web browsing experience. And the Metro Store is up to 48K apps, doubling the rate cited by the ExtremeTech article.

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