Sources: The Verge, r27
quote: I've been casually following the development of Windows 8. I can see where this will be great for tablets, but I just don't see anything compelling. Am I missing something?
quote: I've had a developer copy for a few months now and I wasn't really all that impressed with it.
quote: All of my traditional options are gone, not even a "(My)Computer" or anything of that nature, just the annoying little folder that you click to open file browsing
quote: but a desktop would be just annoying to use with a touchscreen.
quote: Not to mention it would be a strain on your body/arms if you had to do it for long periods of time.
quote: With the Developer Preview it was fine having multi-boot if the bootable partitions was all on the same drive. However I opted to put the Preview OS on a new separate drive and the result was the new OS went there, wrote a new boot sector on my original drive, with no boot menu and essentially destroyed my existing OS partition. Oh, and to add insult to injury the original drive is needed to get the Preview booting resulting one drive holding only a boot sector.