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Old 09-18-11, 04:24 PM   #121
Lyme
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Default Re: Microsoft BUILD - Windows 8 Unveiling

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
thats good, still a bit worried if MS will remove the normal start menu from final build. or not offer easy way to switch, most consumers will never figure out how to switch it.
That is the point, the legacy UI is going away because, for consumers, hard to use, difficult to understand, not intuitive, and bloated with everything from windows 3.1. With the metro ui, MS will be delivering a simpler, faster, and easier UI experince. In doing so they have the ability under the hood to finally start discarding the extremely old programming interfaces that they have supported since the 80s.
What so many people seem to misunderstand is that the legacy UI is now "just an app" that runs on windows. So much that during installation you will have the option of not installing it.

Windows 8 is a great improvement, and it is about bloody time.
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