Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jun 2013 16:41 UTC
Windows Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 preview for download, but they region-locked it to 13 specific languages, and Dutch is not one of them. So, even though my Surface RT has been completely and utterly English from the day I bought it, I can't install Windows 8.1 and tell you something about it. Those of you who can download it, why don't you tell us what it's like - or you can head to The Verge who got early access. In case you couldn't tell, I'm a little annoyed that we're arbitrarily being left out once again.
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RE[3]: Start Button Useless??
by Fergy on Thu 27th Jun 2013 06:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Start Button Useless??"
Fergy
Member since:
2006-04-10

According to this CNN article, "...many Windows users were upset about radical departure from the typical Windows interface, especially the lack of a Start button. The button is back, and now it leads to a list of all your applications."

http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/26/tech/gaming-gadgets/microsoft-keynote...

We know what Microsoft thinks and you don't have to link to a press release from Microsoft.

Did you have anything to add to this conversation or do you like to be Captain Obvious?

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Bobthearch Member since:
2006-01-27

Bad day at work? Lighten up.

I was posting for hopefully a clarification from someone who actually used Windows 8.1. The CNN article says Start menu displays a list of installed programs; the poster I was replying to says it just goes to the Home screen. ???

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