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12 Things IT Will Hate About Microsoft Windows 8

The clunky user interface of Windows 8 will have IT admins, help desks reeling.

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Windows 8: What A Build!

While there are some things to like about Microsoft Windows 8, such as vastly improved finger navigation (thanks to Metro) over Windows 7 when running on a tablet, there are also lots of things that IT administrators will absolutely hate. Chief among them is that same Metro, which makes the user experience cumbersome and unintuitive.

Released as a developer preview at Microsoft's Build conference last week, the next version of Windows is different in many ways than its predecessor, and not all of them good. Here are 12 things that we believe IT will hate -- or at least strongly dislike -- about Windows 8 if it were released today in its current form, including some things that have not changed at all but should have.

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