When Microsoft remove something it is generally because a 'polled' selection
of users have offered their opinion. This is no different to the procedure
for 'any' opinion poll, whether it be about the Government of the day or
whether Kids should be given more pocket money.
In this instance the 'polled' selection, obviously, didn't find the GUI
useful. Personally, I don't; who wants to watch strips of colour move from
one end of a graph to another for the best part of an hour or more, I
certainly don't, but then I wasn't asked about the GUI either.
John Barnett MVP
Windows Desktop Experience
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"The Coward Robert Ford" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "John Barnett MVP" <email@example.com> wrote in
>> Apparently the defragmenter GUI was removed because people didn't want
>> to see it.
> What people wanted it removed? I've never seen anyone say they wanted it
> removed. This was purely a Microsoft decision to dumb it down for the
> masses and not something anyone asked for. All they had to do was to make
> the GUI optional to make everyone happy.