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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w8 metro
by l3v1 on Thu 8th Mar 2012 18:53 UTC
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Well, this is what I said a few days ago here:

I'm hoping some 3rd party fellas will quickly make shell replacements available so we can ditch the metro junk.

And lo and behold, at least a menu comes to life:

Hehh, we got Start ;) Surely more to follow. I'm waiting for the first usable W7 shell replacement for W8 and we'll be fine.

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