I thought we put the 'screen full of icons' UI to bed when we got rid of Windows 3.1. Now its back, but with hidden 'Charms' and a crippled desktop that has to be navigated to. Once you're there, don't bother trying to launch anything from the Start Menu; you have to go back to the 'Charms' bar again to find the (don't call it Metro) start screen.
At least this new UI will make it easier to run Windows 2012 on my tablet servers.
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