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If its well optimized like Windows 7, I would actually take it.

I RIKE IT
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Just a tablet OS. Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.
    
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Just a tablet OS. Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.
How do you know?
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Windows 7 is already perfectly fine and capable.

I'll be sticking with it.

IMO I hate the thought of a touch screen PC (i know there's a keyboard/mouse option) but who would be comfy reaching forward arms outstretched the whole time while sitting on their PC. The gimmick would wear off very fast.
touchscreen brings a new meaning to ' Internet Porn'
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Windows 7 is already perfectly fine and capable.

I'll be sticking with it.

IMO I hate the thought of a touch screen PC (i know there's a keyboard/mouse option) but who would be comfy reaching forward arms outstretched the whole time while sitting on their PC. The gimmick would wear off very fast.
Most people who have touch screens won't be sitting at their computer like we are now with our keyboards and mice. I mean think about it: does it make any sense to be sitting at a computer where you have a touch screen that's about arm's length away from you?

If I had a touch screen PC (like, maybe the same as my sig rig except a touch screen and no mouse or keyboard), then I'd have it set up in such a way where it was very easy and comfortable to operate it.

So I think most people who set up a touch screen PC would have it in such a place in their home where they can comfortably use it while standing or perhaps even sitting. I think some people would have it set up so that it's kinda like a terminal that you stand at while you check your e-mail or something.

However, I'm not ready for it yet. So when "Windows 8" is finally released, I'll buy it; but only because I like Windows 7 quite a bit.
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Not sure why people are compaining... it looks amazing. Unified OS for your phone, PC, laptop, desktop and tablet.

The UI works on everything, and is totally optional.
    
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Most people who have touch screens won't be sitting at their computer like we are now with our keyboards and mice. I mean think about it: does it make any sense to be sitting at a computer where you have a touch screen that's about arm's length away from you?

If I had a touch screen PC (like, maybe the same as my sig rig except a touch screen and no mouse or keyboard), then I'd have it set up in such a way where it was very easy and comfortable to operate it.

So I think most people who set up a touch screen PC would have it in such a place in their home where they can comfortably use it while standing or perhaps even sitting.

However, I'm not ready for it yet. So when "Windows 8" is finally released, I'll buy it; but only because I like Windows 7 quite a bit.
I have a touch screen computer in my kitchen. Windows 8 would run great on it.
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Not sure why people are compaining... it looks amazing. Unified OS for your phone, PC, laptop, desktop and tablet.

The UI works on everything, and is totally optional.
and those of us who don't have touch screens may never even see this side of the OS unless we really, really want to.
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and those of us who don't have touch screens may never even see this side of the OS unless we really, really want to.
And I kinda want to. It intrigues me
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and those of us who don't have touch screens may never even see this side of the OS unless we really, really want to.
Yea, exactly. If you don't want it. Dont use it. But if you have a touch screen it looks like a great UI. I have a little touchscreen laptop and honestly i find the iPad much easier to use over poking around win7 on the touchscreen. Win8 looks like it will fix that..
    
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