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The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?

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It could have had much the same UI as Windows 7

Beta Windows 8 did have that feature. Just had to change a registry entry and you got your desktop back. But the people who though Metro was a good idea had it stripped out for the final release.

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