Microsoft May Be Getting Ready for a Huge Windows 8.1 Flip-Flop



It looks like Microsoft is ready to cry uncle on Windows 8. Since its launch in fall 2012, Windows 8 (and later 8.1) has defaulted to show the Start screen — the touch-friendly modern environment — first. Now, a pair of reports suggests Microsoft will soon update Windows to launch into the traditional desktop.

Screenshots of the supposed Windows 8.1 update for 2014 appeared on a Russian website, reported by Business Insider, and the person who posted them claims that, after installation, the new OS boots into the desktopThe Verge claims to have confirmed the findings, with sources revealing the forthcoming update will indeed make the desktop the default. Read more…

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