Windows 8 is a bold departure from previous Windows operating systems. It is clearly geared toward touch screens and notepads. The folks at Microsoft got rid of the Start menu and replaced it with what amounts to a smart phone home screen. So far its approval rating is lower than that of Windows 7. There are some who are likening it to Vista, but is this merely a fear of change?
If we look on a performance level Windows 8 bests Windows 7 handily. As more people purchase notepads and desktops loaded with Windows 8 – we will see what they think of it.
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