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Windows 8 looks rather different to previous versions, but don't worry because it's easy to learn. You can read our review of Windows 8 here.
The first thing that's new is the Start Screen. This replaces the old Start Menu and, as you can see, uses the extra space to show you more information thanks to the Live Tiles. These will keep you up to date with the latest news, emails and appointments. Ordinary shortcuts appear as smaller tiles that don't change.