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Guys I am building my first PC

Question:

Should I buy windows 7 now, or just wait and save the money for windows 8 when it comes out?

Please reply as I saved a new thread to just ask in here. Thanks!
post #212 of 1104
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Originally Posted by Roman736 View Post

Guys I am building my first PC
Question:
Should I buy windows 7 now, or just wait and save the money for windows 8 when it comes out?
Please reply as I saved a new thread to just ask in here. Thanks!

It depends, does the windows 8 UI bother you? if it doesn't, then wait for windows 8 thumb.gif
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Is it possible to change the start screen background image to whatever you want?
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Borderlands 2 doesn't seem to work on Win8 release preview, need help.
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Is it possible to change the start screen background image to whatever you want?
Yeah, hover the mouse over the bottom-right corner, and click settings. Click "change PC settings" at the bottom, and you can change the start screen, lock screen, etc. from there.
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Oh because when ive tried that on the consumer preview before, i only had the choice of the ones that come built into win 8, i assume you can just "browse" the pc and choose any picture you want in the RP/RTM?
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Oh because when ive tried that on the consumer preview before, i only had the choice of the ones that come built into win 8, i assume you can just "browse" the pc and choose any picture you want in the RP/RTM?
Uhm you can just change the lockscreen background to whatever you want, and just change the background colors of the startscreen in the release preview, not sure about the rtm.
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exactly what I was saying, I wanted to change the start screen background to what i want, and not use the standard block colors ms provide.
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It depends, does the windows 8 UI bother you? if it doesn't, then wait for windows 8 thumb.gif

How should I know? It's my first PC since windows XP came out. When is Windows 8 coming out anyway? End of October?

I guess I can wait till then and restart my PC experience w/ a completely new OS....
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How should I know? It's my first PC since windows XP came out. When is Windows 8 coming out anyway? End of October?
I guess I can wait till then and restart my PC experience w/ a completely new OS....
Wow... if you got another computer, install release preview and see what you think. and actually, October 26 to be exact!
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Borderlands 2 doesn't seem to work on Win8 release preview, need help.
Yeah, hover the mouse over the bottom-right corner, and click settings. Click "change PC settings" at the bottom, and you can change the start screen, lock screen, etc. from there.
Borderlands 2 works fine on my pc running W8CP. At first it didn't seem to run well on my in-laws fresh build using an old 8800gt I am letting them borrow so I did a fresh install of Win7 on it and the same thing happened. Turned out the card was at fault (baked it and it came back to life!) Anyway, it's probably a hardware compatability somewhere, not the OS. It did do a bunch of MS stuff on first launch though. Maybe something got messed up there.
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