12 Things IT Will Hate About Microsoft Windows 8


Start, Then Stop

If you're like me, one of the first things you do when setting up a new Windows 7 system is to select the "Show Computer on Desktop" option in the Start menu. That's gone now, along with 99 percent of everything else we've become accustomed to seeing in the menu since '95. Adding the Computer icon to the desktop now requires a trip to the "Personalize" section of the Control Panel (a function also present in Win7), where users can select check boxes to add Computer, Network, User Files, Control Panel and the Recycle Bin to the desktop.