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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
  • 22% (256)
    Yes and give reasons
  • 77% (889)
    No and give reasons
1145 Total Votes  
post #191 of 680
What you guys don't seem to understand is that the new interface is here to stay. The only problem I have with the preview is the separation in between metro and the desktop. Basically stuff like when you open a web page in metro, you can not just switch it to the desktop browser. I also feel the need for a unified "settings". But for the poll I will have to say yes . For all you people saying that something that works does not need to be fixed: windows 8 does not fix windows 7, it improves it. So quit saying that it needs no fix because it not one.
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Well at this point it is 81% NO to 18% YES
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post #193 of 680
Run a poll like this a couple months after it's released also.
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post #194 of 680
I will after they release the fix for windows 8, windows 9. biggrin.gif
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post #195 of 680
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I will run another poll after it is released to see how people that bought it are 'managing' it. biggrin.gif
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post #196 of 680
This reminds me of the "Boycott Modern Warfare 2" steam group.. the day after it was released, 90% of the people in there were playing MW2 rolleyes.gif

Just watch. 1 month after Win 8 drops, I guarantee at least 70% of you will be running Windows 8, one way or another.

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Yeah but the steps to use programs and the use of them once you have them running is slower e.g. no taskbar.

Please don't offer your opinion when clearly, you've never even touched Windows 8 before. If you did, you'd realize that there is a taskbar and that EVERYTHING is the same except for the Start Menu replacement screen.
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post #197 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by lspaddle View Post

What you guys don't seem to understand is that the new interface is here to stay. The only problem I have with the preview is the separation in between metro and the desktop. Basically stuff like when you open a web page in metro, you can not just switch it to the desktop browser. I also feel the need for a unified "settings". But for the poll I will have to say yes . For all you people saying that something that works does not need to be fixed: windows 8 does not fix windows 7, it improves it. So quit saying that it needs no fix because it not one.

I'm sorry but this made me laugh, have you tried it yet? I honestly don't understand why anyone would upgrade to this its really that bad.
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post #198 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by DraXxus1549 View Post

I'm sorry but this made me laugh, have you tried it yet? I honestly don't understand why anyone would upgrade to this its really that bad.

Have you tried it yet? It really isnt that different. And it is a much faster OS.
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post #199 of 680
Nope, not buying it.
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post #200 of 680
I just cannot stand the new UI, as implemented in the consumer preview.
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