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i remember when the beta came out for testing i tried windows 8 and was not impressed but has it gotten better and should i consider upgrading to it over win 7?
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i remember when the beta came out for testing i tried windows 8 and was not impressed but has it gotten better and should i consider upgrading to it over win 7?

Depends, what were you not impressed about initially?
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i had thought the ui (gui) wald have been smother and less clunky. it wasnt as fast as win 7 on the same pc, yes beta may be different.
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i had thought the ui (gui) wald have been smother and less clunky. it wasnt as fast as win 7 on the same pc, yes beta may be different.

UI is actually the same for the most part. Aero is gone in favor of a more monochromatic feel to it so whether you like that or not I'm not entirely sure. Speed wise, the OS has truly gotten much faster since the previews and I can safely say that going through things is much snappier than before.
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post #205 of 1104
well then i will think about upgrading that is if everything on 7 is compatible on 8, thank you for the info
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Hey guys I really love the Windows 8 design. First I was really not impressed but now I use the advanteges of the non Metro called UI and I am very impressed!
Love it! smile.gif

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post #207 of 1104
I love Windows 8 but if you still have Windows 7 I wouldn't suggest you upgrade just now; I am still finding compatibility issues with more programs than you would expect.
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I love Windows 8 but if you still have Windows 7 I wouldn't suggest you upgrade just now; I am still finding compatibility issues with more programs than you would expect.

Good to know! I don't really plan on upgrading my current system to windows 8 ATM, but I do plan on upgrading my laptop to it.
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Anybody having issues with games? I noticed so far that games using directx won't start for me. They all give "This program has stopped working errors". So far it happens on BF3 and Bioshock and Bioshock 2 doesn't even do anything when I click on it. Source games are working fine though. I love the OS so far.
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I have been having problems with several games, most notably Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance and Tribes: Ascend. Source games work fine for my too though. No problems with directx, except for one interesting thing: Crysis 2 has issues when directx 11 in engaged, but works fine with directx 9. Apparently this is a known issue and there are no plans to fix it unfortunately.

By the way CSCoder4ever, your computer is pretty similar to mine. Just interesting.
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