Is MS heading for a disaster with wins 8 with all the problems people are encountering especially installation on desktops? Why do MS relase these incomplete OS's. Vista was the same. Wins 7 is proving to be the most stable to date along with XP.
denso50 , I think installing another software to get a start icon on the desktop (getting there initially via the start app anyway) defeats the object and just complicates things and slows the OS as the app... err software needs to load. I've only been using Windows since 2003 but have taken to 8 as it's quite simple to navigate. Easier than having a start button and another small window opening on the left in the same page. For a day or two it took to learn what I could do with the mouse, I find that Windows 8 is an improvement over 7. Faster and simply a better system of getting information to you. I had my doubts in the beginning, that WMP wouldn't play DVDs and Windows Media Centre wasn't available (free up to 13th Jan I believe) but those are minor niggles. WMC I have installed anyway. Use the OS as intended and its excellent in my humble opinion.
Each to his own, but I fail to see any point in installing a new version of an operating system and promptly setting about trying to make it look like the older version - why not just stay as you were?
Personally I don't have the slightest problem with the way Windows 9 works; yes,it's different, but it took me about a day to get to grips with it, and now I realise that in fact the interface is far easier to work with, and my computer is running faster than before.
Just a personal opinion.
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