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View Poll Results: Should MSFT return the traditional start button to the Desktop

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  • Yes

    31 59.62%
  • No

    21 40.38%
  1. #81

    You realize, of course, that if MS does not include a Start Button on Windows 8, people will install one for free off the net, if they want to.

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  2. #82

    Posts : 5,357
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Yes, but they might as well remove diskmgmt - you can get a 3rd party partitioner.

    Oh and notepad - try notepad++ instead, Oh and paint - plenty of alternatives out there, Oh and the snipping tool - lots of alternative screncap programs , Oh and ....
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  3. #83

    Posts : 1,851
    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86

    If they remove Windows, will there be MacOS or Linux? Enquiring minds....
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  4. #84

    Posts : 465
    Windows 7 x64 SP1 Home Premium/Win 8.1 in VBox

    Linux is going in the same direction. Have you seen the Ubuntu Unity desktop or Gnome 3? OK they have a start menu of sorts but it fill the whole screen.
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  5. #85

    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    I voted No. It doesn't mean it is dead, just Microsoft won't reinstate it for a choice by default. It will probably turn up some time down the line as a theme (official MS) that allows your system to look and feel like Windows 7/Vista, but it will not be crowed about.
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