It’s been about eight months since the initial release of Windows 8, and yet, it is still struggling to gain traction in the business world. Although Microsoft has claimed to have sold 100 million units, based on a May estimate (Source: Reuters), sales are still not reaching intended values as even Vista has outsold Windows 8 in a side-by-side comparison of sales through eight months (Source: ZDnet). Much like Vista, Windows 8 was met with subpar reviews, which drove most Windows users to stick with the time-tested Windows XP. Fast forward five years, and a similar phenomenon is occurring; users prefer the proven Windows 7 over the modernized Windows 8. On the surface, the specs for Windows 8 look impressive; the OS runs utilizes RAM more efficiently, improved multitasking, many of the systems applications have been completely overhauled which led to faster, more effective performance, many lower-end machines can run it due to the low requirements, and the decreased start up time, to name a few of the upgrades. With all of these improvements, why are people still reluctant to change? I’ve used Windows 8 since its release and have followed the development very closely, and subsequently, here are some of the most common complaints with the new Windows OS that I have noticed.