Why did Microsoft keep the Windows branding? Posted by chrisdevlin on March 17, 2013 08:53 am 17 With such a radical change in UI, I would have created a new brand with the 'desktop' referred to as 'Windows mode'. Surely that would help confusion a lot? There are 17 Comments. Load 'Em Up. Show speed reading tips and settings Shortcuts to mastering the comment thread. Use wisely. C - Next Comment X - Mark as Read R - Reply Z - Mark Read & Next Shift + C - Previous Shift + A - Mark All Read Comment Settings Live comment alert: Hide it! Comments for this post are closed.