These people are wrong. Dead wrong. Since before Windows XP, the OS has generally been a stable system and the new Windows 8 promises the same trouble-free experience but with a graphical twist.
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Just like the Windows Phone OS, the user will be greeted with a set of "tiles" with each representing a different app. This new design has been called "Metro".For instance, one tile may represent the user's email account. Since the app is live, the tile will display the current number of unread messages. The user need only to click on the app to open the email client.
Other new features include:
- Internet Explorer 10- built to take advantage of the new Metro design.
- Powerful, but lightweight, W8 can be installed on nearly any computer made in the last 5-6 years.
- Windows Defender- an excellent antivirus program that used to be separate (but free) is now built in.
- Media Center is now standard
- USB 3.0 integration means pictures and video can be downloaded faster than ever before.