I trust this question will not be answered by Microsoft people, because I am hoping for some candid advice.
I am contemplating the purchase of a new PC. I don't want to purchase a new PC with an old OS (Windows 7) although Windows 7 has worked very well for me. On the other hand, if Windows 8 cannot behave like Windows 7 it is of little use to me. I have seen and read just enough to feel that Microsoft's answer to the iPad may or may not work.
Basically, I would like to purchase a machine with Windows 8 on it, just so I'll have the newest OS. But I have little intention or desire to use the new interface.
My question is this: If I purchase a machine with Windows 8 on it, will I still be able to use it like I did Windows 7? Does it works as good? Any problems there to be aware of?