Windows 8 has reached the some stores round the world. In an attempt not to be outdone, Microsoft has launched a system that tries to serve both desktops and laptops to tablets , devices that output from the iPad have garnered a huge success and threaten the market PC . On their way, the U.S. company has decided to focus on a revamped interface (called Metro until recently), which uses a series of blocks scattered around the screen and it gets its best when you have a touch screen. But this system will be able to dazzle the user? We offer eight reasons why you might not be advisable to go for this system.
1. For users to focus their use on the desktop, the main interface can be annoying and redundant , since you always have to go through it to access the traditional platform of Windows .
2. In the case of not having a touch screen user experience becomes poorer. Undoubtedly, the use of the main interface menus with mouse and keyboard does not reach the same level through a touch screen.
3. The absence of the start menu on the desktop. For the user to get used to the new platform,Microsoft decided to remove the start button on the desktop, the hub of using previous versions ofWindows . Although you can retrieve the start menu via a third party application , this absence can be a more than enough reason for users to choose not to upgrade to Windows 8 .
4. The learning curve needed to get used to the new interface. Being a new platform, it can take a few days (and occasional despair by the way) to master this system.
5. It is less attractive to the professional field as for the field of consumption. Most business applications will continue to be attached to the desktop, and this use can be done perfectly with the help of Windows XP or Windows 7 (most stable and advanced).
6. Access to some desktop applications can be tedious . With no start menu which displays the applications need to access in many cases through the list of apps main interface (right click on the screen and then “all applications”) or by anchoring the tools in the desktop panel or the taskbar. This implies the need to take detours to reach applications that were previously a single click.
7. The media player Windows Media Center is not included for free in the new system (you will pay for it and only from Windows 8 Pro ).
8. Finally, it has removed the GUI Windows Aero desktop Windows 8, and many users can take on transparencies and lack of this popular interface options.