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Microsoft woos developers with ‘re-blended’ Windows

AFP, SAN FRANCISCO

The overhauled Windows 8 operating system released in November last year was designed to power the array of Internet-linked devices, but some people balked at having to adapt to the new “metro” tile-style user interface.

Some modifications in Windows 8.1 were made to return features that were missed, such as the beloved “Start” button.

“Microsoft has to convince people there are benefits to the pain of adjusting to Windows 8,” Golvin said.

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