Everything is back to normal, as in Windows 7 normal. I kept working with Windows 8 for some three hours after I posted the previous blog post, but I still couldn’t justify the losses and the awkwardness.
They said that anything which would run in Windows 7 should run in Windows 8, but that is not true.
It didn’t boot fast enough to be counted as a gain and the apps store, for all that was in it, left me cold. Unlike corporate employees and home users who have to take what is given to them, I don’t. I have a non-OEM PC and a non-OEM Windows 7 installation disk.
Now knowing what I face re Windows 8 RTM, I will think long and hard about whether I want to go there again.
Sat, Aug 18 2012 14:40