Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 22:04 UTC
Windows So, I've been using the Windows 8 Release Preview since it came out, almost exclusively (except for work, since I'm obviously not going to rely on unfinished and untested software for that). I already knew I could get into Metro on my 11.6" ZenBook, but on my 24" desktop, things aren't looking as rosy. Here's an illustrated guide of the most pressing issues I run into, and five suggestions to address them. Instead of just complaining, let's get constructive.
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RE[6]: Comment by gmlongo
by hoak on Mon 4th Jun 2012 07:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by gmlongo"
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You can use a 'legacy' Desktop environment and run windowed applications there, but you need to switch to Metro and/or use parts of the Metro interface to start new applications, configure OS settings and many other things that are transparent even on clumsy Windows 7 -- when you do this on Windows 8 your 'Desktop' goes away and you're in a single task Metro environment. And yes in Metro you can only use one application, or OS component at at time and it's full-screen...

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