Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Aug 2013 20:51 UTC
Windows Pokki, a Start menu replacement for Windows 8, will be installed on all Lenovo PCs.

We’re excited to announce that the #1 PC maker in the world, Lenovo, will be shipping Pokki on new Windows 8 devices worldwide! In other words, you’ll soon be able to buy a brand new Lenovo laptop or desktop with our full Pokki software suite integrated and ready to use out-of-the-box!

Windows 8 has loads of problems, but the lack of the Start menu is not one of them. The fact that Metro - and more importantly - its applications still suck, however, is.

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by IndigoJo on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 06:55 UTC
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I've got Pokki installed on my laptop and it's rubbish. Quite apart from the apps (which you don't have to download, much less buy), it's extremely slow to start, every time. Couldn't they have found a better replacement, or developed their own?

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