Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Mar 2012 23:27 UTC
Windows As you may have seen, David's been taking care of OSNews for a few days because I'm quite busy with work. Still, there's one thing I'd like to talk about: the desktop mode in Windows 8. I wish I could've added this to the first impressions article, but I only arrived at this conclusion yesterday: desktop mode in Windows 8 is Microsoft's equivalent of Mac OS X's Classic mode.
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Actually Windows 7 had the xpmode :)
by gbtw on Wed 7th Mar 2012 07:47 UTC
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Thom, it was Windows 7 that had the XP mode for backwards compatibility.

But in terms of user impact you are right. ;)

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