SpectralMeat wrote on Jul 1, 2014, 15:18:
DangerDog wrote on Jul 1, 2014, 15:09:That is how it is in 8.1, isn't it?
Making Metro on the desktop optional is good news.
You can uninstall the pre-loaded metro apps in 8/8.1 but the whole thing should be optional to begin with.
Clicking on a desktop link to a sound/video/picture file and having it load up a metro app just adds salt to the wound so to speak.