. Windows 8 on laptop in-depth analysis your new topic here .. Windows 8 on laptop in-depth analysis : on dotnetcodegeeks.com : http://www.dotnetcodegeeks.com/2012/03/windows-8-on-laptop-in-depth-analysis.html QUOTE: ' Having used Windows 8 on one of my laptops for last couple of days, this article would be toned as an essay of what’s there and what’s not rather than just a review. So it would be lengthy and you would require patience to go through this at your own pace. The entire essay is divided in topics so you can skip those that do not interest you!' .. 'It boots fast and takes just over 12 seconds to start, 14 seconds to shutdown which is really amazing! None of the previous Microsoft Operating Systems have started so quickly (except MS-DOS).' - Hmm .. hmm .. My Windows XP SP2 takes 20 seconds to start and 7 seconds to shutdown only .. So ..