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And came before the start page to customize the background is to allow the start page and the traditional desktop background synchronization to achieve, so start page can follow the traditional custom desktop background. Show on Microsoft's point of view, can not seem to two kinds of different desktop interface customization. In addition, from this setup, we can also see the Start menu button really back, users can now choose the login page directly into the traditional, and then use the start page button to call dynamic brick interfaces. Users can also set at the same time pressing the start button on the page after the call directly to the App list.



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The original text is in Chinese, so don't be surprised the Google translated text doesn't make much sense sometimes, but there are lots of pictures that tell the story.

I found the picture above to be of interest since the video they posted on YouTube the other day only talked about the touch interface improvements, this is probably the first time we get to see how those announced (and some until now unannounced) more desktop oriented configurations can be set.
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And came before the start page to customize the background is to allow the start page and the traditional desktop background synchronization to achieve, so start page can follow the traditional custom desktop background. Show on Microsoft's point of view, can not seem to two kinds of different desktop interface customization. In addition, from this setup, we can also see the Start menu button really back, users can now choose the login page directly into the traditional, and then use the start page button to call dynamic brick interfaces. Users can also set at the same time pressing the start button on the page after the call directly to the App list.



(Click here to view original image)

Source (translated).


The original text is in Chinese, so don't be surprised the Google translated text doesn't make much sense sometimes, but there are lots of pictures that tell the story.

I found the picture above to be of interest since the video they posted on YouTube the other day only talked about the touch interface improvements, this is probably the first time we get to see how those announced (and some until now unannounced) more desktop oriented configurations can be set.

I love these bad machine-done translations: it's a good thing a picture is worth a thousand words, because you'd need more than a thousand words to make sense of that translation lachen.gif.
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good progress, but what about a start menu?
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good progress, but what about a start menu?

No Start menu, just Start Screen
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good progress, but what about a start menu?

http://www.classicshell.net/

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No Start menu, just Start Screen

Then they missed the point...
    
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Then they missed the point...

It's Microsoft, you expected anything different? Ever since Bill left, anything truly new out of them has been garbage.
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http://www.classicshell.net/

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I love the fact that I have to install a driver seat after buying a brand new car. Don't you?
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I love the fact that I have to install a driver seat after buying a brand new car. Don't you?

You dont have to. There is already a seat...you just prefer a different seat.
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Yeah windows may have not shown it in the video, but those features have been talked about and even posted on the forums. It gets easy to remember all of then when all the Win8 threads turn the same, it's just a race to see which one gets derailed the fastest.
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