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Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post

In other news, "MS has contracted 5 more support centers in India to deal with Windows 8 Support requests"
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I'd like to see some statistics about which OS on the business side of things is used most. I know a lot of businesses are still on XP, I would guess they would be more likely to do mass upgrades to 7 than 8, or if they just upgraded en masse to 7 they probably won't be switching out OS for some time.

Windows XP is the most widely used. Even today.

Windows 7 is the future for business at the moment.
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The hospital I work for is still on XP and shows no signs of moving. They have to know that XP is EOL so I expect them to move on to WIn7 sometime but with the lethargic way they react to new technology I doubt they will be moving to Win8...
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It's not obnoxious at all. Its the truth.
You obviously don't work in the IT industry. Loads of businesses are still sitting on XP and have/will be going to Windows 7. There won't be any attention paid to Windows 8 at all by businesses.

1. The obnoxious part I was talking about was everything that's written in huge text... I thought that was obvious.

2. The rest of the post that isn't about him being a sys admin has been COMMON KNOWLEDGE for a number of years. If you feel the need to convince people that WinXP has been the standard for businesses it's probably because you just found out about it.
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Since when did the big E stand for internet? Last time I used it all I saw was
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xp support is only on the last sp!and not for much longer!so dont try to download xp you wont have the first version required to get to latest sp!so hope a friend of yours kept the proper version of sp req for the latest one cause if not no xp1just dont bother and go w7 !
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I posted this in another thread.

I work on the largest private network in the world as a technical lead for my division and i can tell you now, metro will not fly with our customers as they can barely handle XP yet alone metro.

We are barely upgrading to Windows 7 and they are freaking out because they can't do anything. Win 8 will not fly in a business environment.

Metro would literally bring the enterprise to a complete stoppage.

when we upgraded to XP from 2000 we had over 1000 calls hanging at all times every day for months because people could not figure out what to do.
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I posted this in another thread.
I work on the largest private network in the world as a technical lead for my division and i can tell you now, metro will not fly with our customers as they can barely handle XP yet alone metro.
We are barely upgrading to Windows 7 and they are freaking out because they can't do anything. Win 8 will not fly in a business environment.
Metro would literally bring the enterprise to a complete stoppage.
when we upgraded to XP from 2000 we had over 1000 calls hanging at all times every day for months because people could not figure out what to do.

Sounds interesting. What company is this, or can you not say?
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Sorry but it isn't that hard to use and it doesn't take hours. If any thing it take less time. My mom would find this easier then windows 7 and she would be a real user so world my bro as well my aunts. One guy doesn't equal the every one, just because he had a hard time using it. Do not mean every normal user will. He doesn't prove any thing other then hes having issues with the interface. You guys just making it seem harder then what it really is,
If you guys hate it so much then stick to windows 7 and vista, no one is forcing you to upgrade to it at gun point, some of you guys wanted change and improvements, but when they do it. You guys moan and complain that it isn't in the vision you see fit. Where your vision would make it harder for the normal user. The desktop is still there just click on it and go to it problem solve, so what no windows task bar get over it, or use that 3rd party program vstart to get it back. Some of you guys said your gonna skip it and never use it, I seen a lot of people said the same thing about not using windows 7 because of it wasn't different then windows vista(pre SP2) other then running better and more tweaked. Yet most of those same people went to windows 7 any way.
I swear people of this generation is spoiled little brats that go on a hissy fit if something isn't done there way..

My friend has been in the IT Industry since it began. He cant get Windows 8 to work worth crud on his desktop. He basically summed it as "You will spend hours finding out how to do a ten minute job"
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I hope MS sees that video and fixes W8 before they officially release it. I remember using W7 when it was at a similar stage and it was no where near as bad as W8 is now.
   
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Sounds interesting. What company is this, or can you not say?

Eh, better edit out the name. lol But ya, you can google it easy enough.
Edited by Ksireaper - 3/14/12 at 12:31pm
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