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Windows 8 Users Not Using 'Metro' Apps, Study Finds

A new report suggests that many Windows 8 users aren't using the new operating system's many touch-friendly applications. That finding suggests Microsoft's big gamble with Windows 8 -- building an operating system (OS) with touch screen devices in ... mind -- simply isn't paying off right now. If there's one thing that sets Windows 8 apart from its predecessors -- including Windows 7, Vista, and Windows XP -- it's the focus on touch-friendly applications. The operating system's new user interface (once known as 'Metro') is clearly designed for touch screen laptops and tablet computers. The best ... (view more)

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Windows 8: Permanently Disable Tiled Start Screen

Here's another question from a long-term reader: "Hello to the crew at Infopackets, I'm new to Windows 8 and I really miss the old Windows 7 user interface. Is there any way to make it so that every time I log into Windows 8, I see ... the traditional UI? Thanks a million for all the news and information, Maggie D." My response: Maggie, you're one of many people to complain about Windows 8's radically different user interface (UI), and to wonder if you can set things up so you never see it again. Fortunately, you can. Windows 7 Explorer for Windows 8 If you're determined to ... (view more)

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