March 15th, 2013, 17:52 GMT · By Bogdan Popa
The Non-Touch Windows 8 Offers a Worse Experience than Windows 7, Says Analyst
Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest bet in the operating system world, comes with great touch-optimized features, most of which are also available in the RT version supposed to be deployed on tablets.
While it’s also developed to serve as a major upgrade over Windows 7, the new operating system
doesn’t make much sense on a computer that doesn’t feature a touchscreen display, Forrester senior analyst David Johnson said in an interview with InformationWeek
Many Windows 8 PC
buyers are actually asking retailers to downgrade to Windows 7, even though their newly purchased unit comes with a touchscreen unit but, in most cases, keeping the new software without such a display is a waste of time.