If you miss having your familiar icons on the desktop, the same shortcut to add them back in Windows 7 still works in Windows 8. Right Click on the desktop and select "Personalize". Click "Change desktop icons". On the Desktop Icons tab, select "Computer", "User's Files", "Network", "Recycle Bin" and/or "Control Panel". Click OK. Start wondering what OTHER things you already know still apply to Windows 8. Realize almost *all* of them. Feel the light go on over your head...
"Ahh... this isn't so bad... so wait... can I do.... *this*? I can?!? What about THIS?!? That too!!!"
A few hours later sit there going, "Wow, I might upgrade the rest of my machines to Windows 8.
Realize you're behind at least 40,000,000 other Windows users in figuring this out.
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