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Steve Ballmer of MicrosoftSporting a radical redesign that’s expected to charm some and disappoint others, Microsoft’s new Windows 8 faces a tough slog ahead, including a slow adoption rate, some analysts say.

“The challenges of a new user interface, a complex set of processor choices and a long ramp to a compelling set of app offerings in the Microsoft Store will translate to a slower-than-usual Windows upgrade cycle,” says Frank E. Gillett, an analyst with Forrester.

Gillett is lead author of a report that predicts a grim outlook for Windows 8 next year but concludes that long term, Microsoft could restabilize market acceptance of its Windows product line with the right moves.

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