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Submission + - Windows 8.1 (Blue) to bring back the Start button (

An anonymous reader writes: Windows 8 "reimagined" backfires Microsoft — take it with a grain of salt, but new information coming from Mary Jo Foley, a very reliable Microsoft watcher from ZDNet, is reporting that the software giant isn't just bringing boot-to-desktop option, but it could also be considering bringing back the Start button in Windows 8.1 (Blue).

Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!