The resurrected start menu shows what we’d expect: A few key programs on the left bar, a search function, “All Programs,” and some right sidebar options. The right sidebar is changed from previous issues of the OS, primarily in that it uses a more Metro-like UI – tiles and hard colors, namely.
We don’t know much about Windows 9 yet, but it sounds like it’s going to be a lot closer to Windows 7 than 8. I am reminded of the Windows XP / Windows Vista split, though the gap between the two felt much larger.
Stewart "stewpot" Brooks.