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Microsoft's unanswered Windows 8 challenge - Legacy applications (screenshots)

Microsoft has begun given us the first official 'sneak peek' at it's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, and what we're being shown is a Windows operating system like none we've seen before.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
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Microsoft has begun given us the first official 'sneak peek' at it's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, and what we're being shown is a Windows operating system like none we've seen before.

But questions remain around one feature - support for legacy applications. Read the full post.

Here, the tiled interface is better suited to touch.

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Internet Explorer 10 in action.

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Modified keyboard for thumb use.

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New apps and legacy applications coexist.

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Office Ribbon UI makes an appearance in Windows.

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On-screen keyboard.

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