Microsoft revoke some features that are very familiar from Windows 9x to Windows 8 features. Features that quite often we use for example the Start Menu and DVD playback or that we rarely use but useful Windows Media Centre. There is also the Windows Briefcase feature that is most people do not use it. These features can indeed be eliminated because, although there is no most users do not find it important. But, for those who are already often use these features, his loss will be quite disturbing.
Fortunately Windows 8 OS which is not locked (grip) like on a smartphone, you can still fiddling bit OS's. Many features of Windows 8 is missing but you can still return it again. Important features that can be restored with quality alternatives like Windows 7 Aero theme and Windows Classic theme. You can add more by entering the code on Windows 8.
Start Menu, Search and Bootdesktop We are Already Familiar with
In Windows 8 Start Menu button and eliminated the traditional Start Menu Start Menu was replaced with tile models that meet your computer screen. Indeed the same function, but you need to get used to again because of a few years ago since Windows 9X to 7 using the Start Menu. Another thing that you can not boot directly to the desktop in Window 8, can not use the features that are already very familiar Search to find programs, settings, files as you often do in Windows 7. All features can be restored on Windows 8 by installing additional software on the Start Menu like Start8, Start menu 8 free, ClassicShell for who likes classic.
In Windows 8, there will be a delay when you every time you log in to Windows 8, Microsoft is intentionally added delay so that you see the Start Screen design each time they log-in to Windows 8, would you not be able to boot to the desktop.
Windows out of habit, this time on Windows 8 they do not add a DVD player feature. If you want to have the DVD player you have to pay for Windows 8 Pro Pack then Media Center Pack for a total of U.S. $ 100 (the price of Windows 8 Pro U.S. $ 99.99). Fortunately you do not need to do that if you want to watch a DVD, simply install the free VLC Media Player in order to play DVDs.
Note: When you buy computer or a new laptop usually they include a DVD player software that has been licensed. Can you use without having to download or pay for the Media Centre Pack U.S. $ 0.001 when buying Windows 8.
Windows Media Centre
Windows Media Center is no longer part of Windows 8, if you like and want Windows Media Center in Windows 8 There you have to Buying Windows 8 Professional and Windows Media Center Pack pay the total price of the two U.S. $ 100. To overcome this you can use other software such as XBMC and others.
Solitaire, Minesweeper and Other Games
This may sound classic but can not deny, how Solitaire game that is often played while waiting for copy files or other processes. In Windows 8, the game is no more, to get this game back you can download it at Windows Store, but in a modern version. Or if you really want to play in the desktop version of Windows Store is also available.
Windows Desktop Gadgets
Desktop gadget also features Windows 8 is repealed, Microsoft claims that desktop gadget is a program that is not safe. He is very easy fiddling with your system. It is true because it is such a desktop gadget work but, if we simply gave up when we love with the gadget? In order to use it safely, download these gadgets in the trusted websites, do not install any bloatware and make sure it's from a trusted developer of the community such as Windows or your other favorite community.
Parental Control feature in Windows ever before exist on Windows 8 be removed. Now replaced by the Microsoft Family Safety is integrated with Microsoft account And, providing web-based console andminitrasi, send you email about your child's internet usage if desired or add other features.
Windows Aero Glass
Transparent, like clear glass that is missing in Windows 7 in Windows 8, but you can get it back with additional software Aero8Tuner. It just is not working properly, not as smooth as in Windows 7. It looks like Windows 8 eliminates this theme off track because a lot of people who love it.
Windows Classic Theme
This one may need not need, you miss the classic Windows theme, or when the computer was heavy with new themes you often use the classic theme. While it is removed we can still use it. You are now looking themes Windows 8, there is still a classic theme provided.