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Microsoft is well aware that it is changing the way you navigate Windows, it was by design (obviously). As such, there will be some screams of horror, editorials written that are without substance (and those with substance), but Microsoft is not a new pony to the race, it has been around the block a few times.

http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-betting-big-on-windows-8-consumer-preview
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Finally, people will stop complaining when the average joe decides to download it and use it as their daily driver.
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Don't really care. If it looks like that, I'm sticking to 7. And I've been on every new Windows since 3.1, on release day.
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Every other time it is a flop then something good comes out.
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Don't really care. If it looks like that, I'm sticking to 7. And I've been on every new Windows since 3.1, on release day.

I have to ask, did you use Win8? smile.gif After playing with the start menu, I must sa it's much better than the old one.

I remember elitists complained A LOT about Windows 95 UI and now they can't live without it.
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like all version of windows i will skip one
 
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I have/am using win 8 in vm ware and it has not start menu and it's somewhat frustrating to use when your in the desktop mode. Also the computer isn't just for elitist and there was a reason the 95 ui was conceived.
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like all version of windows i will skip one

You really can't deny the pattern, can you? I'm doing the exact same thing.
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You really can't deny the pattern, can you? I'm doing the exact same thing.

What pattern? Win95: Bad at first, then good, Win98: Bad at first, then good, WinME: Bad, Win2k: Good, WinXP: Bad at first, then good, Vista: Good, but everyone thought it was bad because they didn't look at it after SP1, Win7: Good simply because it's Vista with a slight makeover.
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What pattern? Win95: Bad at first, then good, Win98: Bad at first, then good, WinME: Bad, Win2k: Good, WinXP: Bad at first, then good, Vista: Good, but everyone thought it was bad because they didn't look at it after SP1, Win7: Good simply because it's Vista with a slight makeover.

WinXP bad? LOL.

WinMe deserves a lot of respect because of the things it did, just like Vista

http://www.istartedsomething.com/20080318/windows-me-deserve-more-respect/

I find it sad and funny that people make up those patterns and then skip Win NT 4.0 and 2000 just to make a proper list.
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