esoteric said:
  "paint" 

 - Not so hard, Jamie  Wink

The quicklaunch is not such a big miss really - except maybe the ability to configure that running applications are always kept adjacent in the taskbar.
Smiley

* on a big monitor / multiple mon - the removal of desktop toolbars (leaving only 1) is not a good idea.  Good thing i have rocket dock on the bottom (the ONLY thing i like about a mac - all icons - no text - no bars))

last - everything above is not the answer - but it might help 10 more percent make the switch.  70% to go.  ideas?