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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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    Yes and give reasons
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    No and give reasons
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post #131 of 680
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Originally Posted by stu. View Post

Windows 7 has worked out quite nicely for me, and I see no reason to upgrade any time in the near future. I probably will not be upgrading my OS again until I need to do so for DirectX.

Same reason for me.
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post #132 of 680
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Nope, not interested in a tablet based OS.. Win 7 works perfectly fine for me, just like XP did for so many years..

agreed
 
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post #133 of 680
If there is a pre-order special offer or whatever like there was for Windows 7 I might pick it up, otherwse no, I don't like what I'm seeing so far and I'm perfectly happy with windows 7 right now. So unless it's £45 again, no thanks tongue.gif
post #134 of 680
Nope, perfectly happy with w7, to be honest I haven't given w8 a try (and I will) but from what I've seen and read I don't like it, certainly makes it look like a giant phone/tablet. I think they're trying to make it too user friendly (and I don't like it) but that's just my 2 cents.
    
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post #135 of 680
No reason to upgrade to 8, 7 is working great and everything I have read about 8 makes me cringe.

It feels like its the same thing happening to all the best game franchises at the moment, all the great advanced features, that the long time fans like, are taken out to make the program more user friendly/reach a wider audience, much to the fans dismay.
post #136 of 680
There is no way I will ever run win8

Windows 7 is close to perfect for me. windows 8 just went off in a completely different direction.
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post #137 of 680
Yes.

And extremely tweaked to the max to remove all the bloat (call it Windows cloud services)
   
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post #138 of 680
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

Yes.
And extremely tweaked to the max to remove all the bloat (call it Windows cloud services)

Interesting you say that, as it is when you buy a manufactured PC that you have to remove the bloat.
Not bloat from the OS itself, just the extra 'crapware' that is there.
Not good when the OS has the 'crapware'.
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post #139 of 680
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Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post

Not good when the OS has the 'crapware'.

it's even worse when an OS is the "crapware"
    
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post #140 of 680
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it's even worse when an OS is the "crapware"

True... True...
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