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Windows 8 soon to be more like Windows 7

free-download-lovely-wallpapers-of-windows-8-best-desktop-background-images-widescreenWindows 8 is going to start behaving a little more like Windows 7, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft is giving up on the idea of a tablet-friendly operating system.

At its Build developers conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Microsoft announced a trio of new features for Windows 8.1 that had a decidedly “old-school” feel: First, Windows will get a bunch of tweaks that make it easier to use with a keyboard and mouse. Second, Microsoft announced that Windows 8-style “Modern” apps will run in a window in the traditional desktop interface. Third, the Start menu — the ultimate signifier of “old” Windows — is eventually coming back.

Source: CNN