Sources: CNBeta, NeoWin
quote: They changed the UI once before... People were angry, but adapted.
quote: They changed the Office UI... People were angry, but adapted.
quote: The UI is essentially the same as it's been since Win95
quote: Thats the point. Pre-Win95 the UI was entirely different, and it worked well. Then they changed it, and people were angry.
quote: Try turning off UAC in Win 8 compared to Win 7 In Win 7 go to start run and type UAC. The same applies with Launching RDP, Command prompt, Anytime upgrade, browsing directories, and the list goes on. I want my start menu back, I can organize it the way I want and shutdown in 2 clicks.
quote: If you still haven't experienced the defining UI experience that is Windows 7, now is the time to try it out yourself. Windows 7 is frequently touted by users as the smoothest, most user-friendly Windows operating system thus far. Experience timeless Windows standards like the all-encompassing Window's Search, Taskbar, full 64-bit support and now with enhanced responsiveness, less drag on memory, faster sleeps and resumes, as well as a much wider range of customization options to make YOUR Windows look and feel uniquely your own.
quote: Windows 7 - Definitively User-Intuitive
quote: Which, if it continues, will drive people (and maybe companies) away from MS to other, more user-friendly and productive platforms and products.
quote: Uhh --- then why is half the Windows user base still XP?
quote: why is half the Windows user base still XP?
quote: obfuscates access to the desktop and Start menu
quote: ...all of which is more work to get the same thing done. Ergo, less than worthless.
quote: (with a FREE UTILITY called CLASSIC SHELL, it gives the start button and lots of functions back)