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Here's how to make Windows 8.1 more like Windows 7 (in case you're weird like that)

Here's how to make Windows 8.1 more like Windows 7 (in case you're weird like that)

Let us be honest, what people really want when they ask for Windows 7 back is that it be done with the modern Windows 8 Start Screen and make their machine more mouse and keyboard friendly. Windows 8 has placed a large amount of its reliance on touch based PCs that is the Microsoft future. If you do find yourself without a touch screen and are yearning for the days of Windows 7, then...

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Lenovo responds to questions about its partnership with SweetLabs (Pokki)

Lenovo responds to questions about its partnership with SweetLabs (Pokki)

Last week, we learned about Lenovo’s decision to partner with SweetLabs and install a piece of software known as Pokki on all Idea and Think line units. The 3rd party software adds a traditional style start menu to Windows 8 in an attempt to help customer transition from Windows 7. This week, we reached out to Lenovo for more details about the partnership and their intentions going...

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Lenovo goes behind Microsoft's back – preinstalls

Lenovo goes behind Microsoft's back – preinstalls "Pokki Start Menu" software

The disappearance of a Start button and traditional Start Menu from Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8, has been controversial. Many users who have been using the software for years feel discombobulated when trying to find their list of installed applications in the new OS. While most OEMs are hoping Windows 8.1’s decision to reintegrate a Start button will clam user...

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