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Worth it to upgrade to Windows 7 from Vista?

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I've had Vista for a while and I'm wondering if its really with it to upgrade or if I should wait for Windows 8 (anyone know when its coming out)

and if u guys think it is worth it to upgrade, I wana do a clean install so do I need the full version or the upgrade version?

thx for any help
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YES. And you need the full version.
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I would download the win 8 beta and use that as a secondary OS but don't upgrade yet, I would be a waste of money, unless your into that kinda thing.
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You don't need a full version to go from Vista to 7. Google it and you will be enlightened.
   
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post #5 of 14
for gaming only, no its not worth it.
,for everything else. yes.

but windows 8 will bring xbox 360 compatibility so i would wait
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pozpenguin View Post
I would download the win 8 beta and use that as a secondary OS but don't upgrade yet, I would be a waste of money, unless your into that kinda thing.
Windows 8 is so ugly.
Also the one you can get "legally" is a very early dev build for people to start making things on. It's very buggy.
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post #7 of 14
I would say HELL NO!!!!!!

Every windows so far I have had has been like buying a lemon of a car. So for me its always going to be lemons from that same dealership.

My self I find the look & use of it awful, i can multitask much quicker on vista.

PLUS its so expensive!!!! burn MS. What a cheek that dealership has to sell their cars at such a high price when their track record has been lemons.
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dan_9 View Post
What a cheek that dealership has to sell their cars at such a high price when their track record has been lemons.
What?
   
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post #9 of 14
My brother got a free copy of Vista from work so he installed it on his gaming rig to get rid of the Windows 7 copy he "acquired " but he tells me his system doesn't feel as smooth as it used to. I'm not sure what he meant by that but he said the problem persists no matter how many times he did a clean install. I was never a fan of Vista myself, had way to many issues running my schools software and certain programs I used back then.
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If your are a student the 'upgrade' media is very cheap, and well worth it.
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