Even with the tips in this article, Windows 7 is start far more usable for traditional desktop users and power users. I am a power user, I work with several windows simultaneously across multiple monitors. I can do that on Windows 8 classic desktop, but I can't do that with native apps. Native apps force you to run them at full screen, I never run anything at full screen.
And the tip about using the windows key, most power users will try Windows 8 in a virtual environment where the windows key is not applicable, as well as having to move the mouse down to the bottom left corner pixel to get the start menu. That doesn't work well in virtual either. Let's face it, Windows 8 is a tablet OS, not a desktop OS. I have already heard that 90% of enterprises are skipping it. What does that tell you Microsoft?
I hope they right this wrong in Windows 9, if there ever is a Windows 9.
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