Why Win8 will succeed. Or fail.

Started Apr 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
Robert Mckee
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Re: Why Win8 will succeed. Or fail.
In reply to scorrpio, Apr 11, 2013

scorrpio wrote:

Win 8 is [supposedly] quite OK once you install an add-on that eliminates the Metro nonsense out of the way.   If Metro was implemented as a launch-on-demand shell for Windows Phone apps, rather than the main method of interaction with PC, there would hardly be any controversy.   Heck, I don't recall anyone ever making fuss over Windows 7 gadgets, which were available, but entirely optional.   Metro might be fine for touch-based mobile devices, although it certainly isn't storming the market there either - but on laptops, and especially desktops, it's a total flop.

Come to think of it, typical iPhone and Android experience are closer to traditional desktop, albeit touch-based.

How do you install the add on that eliminates Metro?

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