Originally Posted by Redeemed
But from what I gather the Start Button and Menu have not been removed entirely, it's still possible to enable them via registry tweaks. If this is the case then it is likely MS did this for a reason. It seems like it'd be fully possible to release maybe with the first or second SP and "update" that re-enables the start button and menu "just in case" metro flops.
Originally Posted by Cylphid
I don't need or want a: touch based OS on my non touch screen laptops or b: an OS that I have to hack to make what I want. The orb and menus are still there, registry tweaks are needed to make them accessible and future updates could easily break the hack and/or OS.
I agree with you about 9 though. I do hope 8 is an abysmal failure due to the touch interface.
EDIT: And the touch screen market won't grow much.
I forbid it.