Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system was criticized when it was released last year for features some said didn't mesh with a desktop PC environment. The company has indicated that it will address some of those issues in an upcoming update. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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The Microsoft Windows 8 operating system is unveiled at a press conference on October 25 in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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