Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Google on Windows 8

You may have seen indicators that the Windows 8 user interface is vastly different from anything that has come before it. It looks sort of like the periodic table of the elements:

Apparently this buries Google services. On Windows 8, setting Google as your preferred search engine or changing the default browser now take many more steps.

Google has set up a web site to help. 


Dr.B said...

There is supposed to be a classic shell that puts everything back.

Lisa Hirsch said...

A column I read about Windows 8 implied that you can't do everything you might want to do from the classic shell. This might've been Pogue in the NY Times.