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Windows 8 and the Start Button

posted Jan 20, 2013, 12:15 AM by Rolfe James   [ updated Jan 20, 2013, 12:17 AM ]
Comment: Change always causes upset. I remember not being too keen on Windows when it first appeared, now it's hard to conceive of a computer without a GUI. So what about Windows 8 and the start button??

Despite Microsoft’s best efforts to ensure that the Start button and menu remain dead, a bunch of third-party replacements have emerged. Really, it just goes to show how devoted the Desktop Windows userbase is: Microsoft completely stripped out the underlying Start menu code to quash potential Luddite revolutionaries, and yet just weeks after the release of Windows 8 there are dozens of Start menu and Start button replacements.

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