I share a lot of the same sentiments. Businesses I support are just now making the Windows 7 switch and now it's making IT pros everywhere look like they are deploying old tech. I tried the beta Windows 8 for about 10 minutes, and was nothing but confused. I do not understand Balmer's thinking on this one other than they are looking for a way to seem "fresh" again. The metro UI is polished touch screen garbage IMHO. In a way, it seems to mock the Google Play app store on my android phone.
I say they need to concentrate more on making the most of Windows 7 for the time being, barring any major technological advancements in OS's, I think Windows 7 is going to be my XP for the next 10 years.
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