Another application that is represented on the Windows 8 Metro interface is the Windows Explorer app.

Clicking on the application takes you away from Metro right back to the regular Windows 8 Desktop.

As you can see, it basically takes you to an explorer window in the regular desktop.

Nice ribbon (sarcasm).

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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  • mazz72

    “Nice ribbon (sarcasm).”

    Nice article (sarcasm).

    • Onuora Amobi

      Ouch (sarcasm)

      • NazmusLabs

        I agree with you. I love the usefulness of the ribbon, but it looks very “unmetroish”. The ribbon should look like the Office 15 Metro Style ribbon. This would really help Windows 8 desktop be a little less jarring.