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Windows 8 may be a little too advanced for most users

All of a sudden, Microsoft Corp. is in a hurry. Less than two years after the release of its Windows 7 operating system, the company is already showing off Windows 8, which is due to go on sale next year.

With a dramatic new user interface that supports an array of smartphone-like apps, Windows 8 is shaping up as the most radical rethink since Windows XP hit the shelves 10 years ago.

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