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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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post #151 of 680
I keep seeing all the same reasoning's for not using Win8. If we want something that still works, why arent we all using Pentium Ds? tongue.gif I mean, an i3 might be faster, but it still works right? thumb.gif
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post #152 of 680
I sure will buy Windows 8. Looking forward to the improvements. Metro might suck, but I'm willing to put up with it for other advancements. thumb.gif
    
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post #153 of 680
Yes; I don't have the option to ignore the current supported version of the most successful desktop operating system on the planet. Luckily enough, Win8 has been a sturdy and interesting piece of technology to deal with (so far).
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post #154 of 680
Win 7 is awesome.
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post #155 of 680
Nope.

I'll continue to use Windows 7 till developers stop supporting it or till Microsoft brings back the start menu and allows us to disable metro.
post #156 of 680
No, because why pay for something when you can get it for free? rolleyes.gif
 
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post #157 of 680
Nope, And I wont even waste my bandwidth pirating it either.

It's vile. Metro is as intelligent of an idea as moving all the program shortcuts to media centre, then getting rid of the start button, so you have to navigate through a menu with buttons unnecessarily big for a monitor.

That's pretty much exactly what it is. Media centre was fine because it was designed to be used on a TV and for browsing through media, and it was entirely optional. It was not designed to launch programs.

I'll stick with 7, of all the operating systems I've ever used, it's been the fastest, the most reliable, and the most pleasant to use. It's great. I don't care about 8, it brings nothing new I want.
     
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post #158 of 680
no, but i will pirate it devil.gif
post #159 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by col musstard View Post

I will probably get it at release, and I imagine more than 18% of OCN will upgrade as well.
Why? Because its about being current. I am not a fan of using out of date operating systems.

1 year or so from now I foresee 18% of windows users on OCN will not have Win 8, the other 82% will include almost all the ones who said "no" here including myself. I said no to XP, but got it when it was stable in Pro SP2, Said no to Vista, still sucked but I got Ultimate anyways. Then again, I never said no to Win 7. Been using it since the beta. I see Win 8 being more like Vista. I say "no", but will probably have it anyways later down the road but still sticking to the "no" as in "no, I will not buy it" But then again, I never bought an OS in my life. Currently running Win 7 Enterprise that I got free from Microsoft. Same as Ultimate, just not with the installed games Ultimate came with.
 
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post #160 of 680
No, unless benchmarks show improved performance especially in gaming. If I see that I'll upgrade.
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