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#1 cropcircles

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:04

Will Microsoft restore Start Menu to Windows 8

" 6:29PM EST November 13. 2012 - The firing of Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky, just 15 days after the launch of Windows 8, raises questions about whether there will be a return of the traditional Windows Start Menu....."


#2 Rickkins

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:16

Could be because of the resounding splat win8 has made so far...

#3 Order_66

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:19

As long as that raving lunatic Ballmer is still there I doubt windows 8 will ever be made into something usable.

#4 Seketh

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:44

Holy sh*t, the misinformation here is brutal.

Love to see all the h8ters falling right into it. Check out the Neowin front page for both Sinofsky and Ballmer letters.

Friendly resignation, all else is speculation.

#5 Shane Nokes

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:46

Indeed...this thread is just:

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#6 Javik

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:50

Sinofsky may be gone, but most of the shills still buy into the wretch inducing message that Windows 8 delivers. I can't see them changing it.

#7 Growled

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 00:56

He got fired? That's news to me.

#8 Dot Matrix

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:03

USA Today jumps the shark. Way to go guys.

#9 Detection

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:11

Left on good terms:

http://winsupersite....dership-changes
http://winsupersite....-changes-part-2



Maybe not so good terms:

http://www.theverge....ure-personality



Who knows, who cares, see ya Sinofsky, hello whoever that woman is :p

#10 BetaAddict

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:37

Holy sh*t, the misinformation here is brutal.

Love to see all the h8ters falling right into it. Check out the Neowin front page for both Sinofsky and Ballmer letters.

Friendly resignation, all else is speculation.

Left on good terms:

http://winsupersite....dership-changes
http://winsupersite....-changes-part-2



Maybe not so good terms:

http://www.theverge....ure-personality



Who knows, who cares, see ya Sinofsky, hello whoever that woman is :p


The letters were only released for the press and investors to dampen the speculation, but a guy like as brilliant as Sinofsky doesn't just leave a power position like that unless there's an internal clash or sudden personal issue.

#11 zhangm

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:49

The letters were only released for the press and investors to dampen the speculation, but a guy like as brilliant as Sinofsky doesn't just leave a power position like that unless there's an internal clash or sudden personal issue.


Like he just wants to leave? Wants to devote more time to personal interests, now that he's got the resources to do so? From the way it sounds, Sinofsky wouldn't mince words, especially if he weren't leaving on amicable circumstances. I don't find any reason to doubt that he'd mean what he says, especially to spit out criticism of something he believes would justify leaving said position.

#12 Eddie7

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:56

Keep Windows 8 the same. I like it.

#13 DarkyDan

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:16

Windows 8 is much better than Windows 7. It's not perfect and I agree with some of the criticisms.... but it is still faster and sleeker than it's predecessor to the point where get uneasy when returning to Windows 7.

#14 Subhadip

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:21

Timing is tough, but this has absolutely nothing to do with Windows 8.

They have put the woman behind Metro in charge of Windows. If anything this signals an even more rapid transition away from Desktop than previously expected.

#15 MDboyz

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:45

Next service pack, they may take the desktop out of win8 completely :)
Here will come another wave of whining.

Timing is tough, but this has absolutely nothing to do with Windows 8.

They have put the woman behind Metro in charge of Windows. If anything this signals an even more rapid transition away from Desktop than previously expected.