$30 for Windows 8? You have no reason not to try the new OS. Besides most people complain about the new Start button which is being brought back in the Windows update that is scheduled to be released by the end of summer. The update is called Windows Blue. Win 8 is so much faster & more secure then windows 7. Plus, it has IE10 which is the most secure browser on the planet!! You cant go wrong with this great offer or with Windows 8!! =)
Hate to burst your bubble, but on the off chance you haven't heard, MS is bring back the Start BUTTON, not the start MENU, which is what nearly everyone I've talked to meant when they said they wanted the start button back. The start BUTTON will simply take you to the Metro app page that people have been complaining about (albeit with some improvements apparently).