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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

Do you think that would work?

It will probably need some modification (or at least some registry entries), but there are custom shells for pretty much every earlier version of Windows.
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That's taking it a bit too far. I'll bet anything that we'll be seeing people worship the metro interface just a couple of years after its release.

No doubt.

However, I stick with what works, when it comes to GUIs. I still don't use Aero, and prefer the Win95/98/2k style start menu.
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Idk it could happen with distros like Ubuntu.
But there's still the barrier of prebuilt PCs. The majority ship with Windows, and only a few brave souls who buy those PCs dare try another OS on their box.

If anything, my guess is that many people will just stay on Windows 7 and skip 8 completely.
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I like Win 7 and it's still working great, I don't see a reason for switching to Win 8. Just like with XP and Vista...
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But there's still the barrier of prebuilt PCs. The majority ship with Windows, and only a few brave souls who buy those PCs dare try another OS on their box.
If anything, my guess is that many people will just stay on Windows 7 and skip 8 completely.

Yeah your right. It would be a major score for Linux though if it did happen!
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Sorry if I go a little offtopic here, if I install Win 8 and keep Win 7, how can I get rid of the OS I don't wish to keep without formatting my SSD completely?
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Oh well. 7 it is then. No big deal! thumb.gif
 
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Where do I sign up for a job at Softpedia? It must be fantastic being paid to write articles on subjects that we already know about.
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If this is true, I hope they re include it with the first service pack.

Yea, maybe they'll make it 16-bit again too.
    
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One more windows release to pass on...
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Sorry if I go a little offtopic here, if I install Win 8 and keep Win 7, how can I get rid of the OS I don't wish to keep without formatting my SSD completely?

Doesn't work that way I'm afraid. It won't let you save anything....
     
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