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This article was published on December 20, 2012

Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you

Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you
Josh Ong
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Josh Ong

Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

Much has been made about whether Windows 8 is intuitive enough for new users to pick up. Microsoft Portugal is hoping to win you to its side with a new publicity stunt that brings in an 11-year-old to explain the new operating system to prospective buyers.

As you can imagine, the end result is quite different from trying to learn Windows 8 when drunk or letting your dad take it for a spin.

Related: TNW’s Windows 8 cheat sheet and A Mac-user’s take on transitioning to Windows 8

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