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30 May 2013 18:43

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The U-turn was announced, Microsoft now gives details on its revised version of Windows known. Actually comes with the Windows blue start button back – but the use of a finger and the touch display will remain at the center


Microsoft makes the role and brings back the Start button in the revised version of its operating system Windows 8 on the back surface. In early May, the company had announced the U-turn, now it is official. The well-known from previous versions starting with version 8.1 in the future box appears on the screen when you move the mouse to the lower left corner, Microsoft shares in a blog post. At the same time users can also alternatively choose again the desktop view instead of the new tile designs as the start screen. In order for Microsoft responds to criticism of uncertain multiple users. This is all the more serious since PC sales are declining. Experts anticipate a decline of eight percent in the current year.

Today’s PCs are designed for a world in which people served their mobile devices with a touch screen, writes Microsoft manager Antoine Leblond. For this world Windows 8 is designed. “We have recognized that there are still many devices without a touch screen are today -. Especially in the commercial sector” Users who are traveling with a mouse and keyboard, so navigation should now be easier on the new system.

further details of the new version, codenamed “Blue” announced Leblond. So Windows 8.1 will be equipped with the Internet Explorer 11, which is currently the only browser designed specifically for navigating with your finger. Files are to be saved directly to the SkyDrive cloud so that they are readily available. Also search on Bing and display of search results has been improved. A first preview version Microsoft wants 26 Published June at the Build developer conference in San Francisco. The trading windows blue to come in August.

At the same time, the U.S. group announced that it would no longer allow its customers to wait so long for software updates. Between Windows 7 and Windows 8 passed three years.

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