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Windows 8 review

Our definitive look at the latest version of Windows

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Average user rating

For
  • On the right hardware, it's sleek, fast and fun
  • Huge security improvements
  • Better battery life, faster boot
  • Great for touch
Against
  • Start menu gone
  • Can't boot to the desktop
  • You'll want a touchscreen/trackpad gestures/Touch Mouse
  • Modern UI will annoy some
  • Some older CPUs won't run it

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