Windows 10 Technical Preview – early look at the user interface
Just installed Windows 10 Technical Preview as a Gen 2 VM on Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V. Here’s what we know:
It comes with IE 11:
The start menu looks like a combo of Windows 7 and Windows 8 tile:
I pinned the Powershell icons to the task bar, they were not there before..
Clicking on the logged on name on top bring up 3 options:
Trying the “Change account picture”:
I browsed to a picture and selected it. The browse dialog box defaulted to the Pictures folder:
The Lock option worked as expected:
By default it brought on the on screen keyboard..
The Sign out option had an error:
If you click All Apps at the bottom of the start menu you see:
Trying the search field:
I clicked Computer Management link on top expecting to get this:
but instead I got a Bing search:
I was able to get to the Computer Management tool via right-clicking on “This PC” in File Explorer and choosing Manage:
It seems anything you search for in the “Search Anywhere” box simply brings a Bing search..