Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Feb 2012 19:15 UTC
Windows For all intents and purposes, this is only a minor change, and were this any other operating system or graphical environment, it would never warrant an entire news item. However, we're talking Windows, the most popular desktop operating system of all time, here. After 17 years of trusty service, Microsoft has removed the Start button from the taskbar in the upcoming Consumer Preview release of Windows 8.
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Curious but...
by suryad on Mon 6th Feb 2012 15:58 UTC
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...will the windows button on the keyboard still work? If so I don't care that they are getting rid of the button...too much. It is quite bold of Microsoft to throw away 'tradition' and I for one await to see if the end result is a blunder or a success.

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