quote: The technically ept will install Start8 or something similar and get along witn Win8 just fine. But the vast majority of the market is technically inept - even to the point of doing something that seems so ridiculously simple to DT readers. So if 8.1 doesn't restore a *real* Start menu and desktop, fully, with the absolute ability to avoid ever even seeing the Metrosexual UI, it's not going to help.
quote: You keep saying this, but the reality is that you are wrong. It's only the technically ept individuals who have a problem with Metro at all. People who are technically inept love Metro, and they also happen to be the majority of the market.
quote: The task manager in win8 is clearly better.