bakubo wrote:Of course, the word is that Microsoft will be coming out with Win8.1 (or whatever name they decide on) and it will probably have things restored for people who want it.
Greg Beetham wrote:Ps yes Mark I didn’t consider ownership, good point, I guess I didn’t give it a thought because I wouldn’t get involved with uploading anything of mine to the cloud as I don’t move around with a tablet or notebook thingy, so the whole cloud thing is a waste of time for people who only have a fixed PC at home, as far as I’m concerned it is anyway.
But Microsoft thinks everyone is mobile now it seems, racing hither and yon, texting while driving etc. and if that’s what is normal now I think I’ll pass.
Greg Beetham wrote:And what about security? If personal data is uploaded is it secure, really secure? We have seen lots of cases where systems have been hacked and information compromised that was supposed to be secure.
mvanrheenen wrote:Actually, it will not. The start button will return, but the only thing it will do is return the user to the start screen. Also, it will be a feature that will be turned off by default.
mvanrheenen wrote:I for one support this decision made by Microsoft. Windows 8 has been build from the start to support multiple platforms (pc, tablets etc) with one and the same OS. A start button on a touchscreen is just silly so they left it out replaced it with a sensible interface: the start screen.
I have read lots of recent reports on Win8.1, but they all say that Microsoft has not said exactly what they will be doing about that. Where did you get this info?
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