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Reclaiming the Windows 8 Desktop

October 26, 2012

Updated: 2013-02-05
Updated: 2013-01-21
Published: 2012-10-28

Window 8 has a touch-screen user interface designed for media consumption on small-screen devices (phones and tablets) — the default Metro user interface is unusable for content creation tasks on desktop PCs. If you are new to Windows 8 and you plan to use it on a desktop PC with existing desktop applications you will find the out-of-the-box experience miserably frustrating. This article will help you transform your Windows 8 desktop into a sane Windows 7 style desktop.