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13. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jan 22, 2013, 02:43 noman
 
SirKnight wrote on Jan 22, 2013, 00:11:
Sure if you have a handful of programs. But I'm sure many of us would have page after page of bajillions of tiles to wade through.

Do you have billions of shortcuts on your desktop, or the taskbar? Start-screen is not the old expanded start-menu. Think of it as a two dimensional start menu with five or six times more 'commonly used applications' at one click distance compared to the old start-menu (which had only 9-10 regardless of the resolution). So you get to see more of the often-used applications and you unpin the rest to the "All apps" section, which navigates far better (with mouse and keyboard) than the nested tiny scrolling lists of the start-menu for programs not at one click distance.

If I want to launch something not already pinned to task-bar, then the start-screen is far far better than the old start menu.
 
 
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