Originally Posted by afv011
Indeed. I recently got a windows 8 laptop at work and the first thing I did was to install classic shell before I lost my sanity with the tiles. I don't understand why every single app has to be full screen, I have a 27" monitor which fits quite a few windows, and I like having quick access to my open apps via the status bar. Baffles me the choices Microsoft made, they force a tablet UI on our desktops.
Not surprising. I remember when MS was forcing the desktop UI experience on mobile users while Palm was demonstrating the first zen in mobile. They'll never learn. One size doesn't fit all.