We pry open a copy of Microsoft's first public release of Windows 8.
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On the plus side, the file-copying dialog in Windows is greatly improved. Dealing with great reams of files is now less ornery. It's even possible to suspend and resume a long-running copy process. I found this to be a surprisingly nice touch.
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