Quote Originally Posted by jladwig View Post
Interesting note - There are other Modern or Metro apps available that are made for file exploration/management but they are not allowed (according to developers - by Microsoft) to launch executable files. Skydrive does not have that problem. It can run executable files.
Given the very public spat between Mozilla/Google and Microsoft regarding IE 10 having access to special APIs that Modern UI versions of Firefox/Chrome wouldn't be allowed to use, way back when Windows 8 was first released, I can't say I'm surprised.