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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 #201 of 680
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

I just cannot stand the new UI, as implemented in the consumer preview.

what UI? The start menu? There's no other changes besides the start menu
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post #202 of 680
no, because there is nothing wrong with windows 7 and its ms' best os to date
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post #203 of 680
Change is inevitable and has to happen in order for new and great innovations to take place. I am testing it out in virtual box and will say it really is not that much different other than the option to use the metro. I use object dock now on windows 7 and rarely click the start button so it really doesn't bother me too much that its gone in 8. I will run it when it's fully ready on the new machine I am currently building.
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post #204 of 680
Change isn't ineivitable. I'm still driving a truck from 1989, and use a shotgun from the late 1800's. I also have a friend who uses a HD 4870, which is a very old graphics card.
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post #205 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

Change isn't ineivitable. I'm still driving a truck from 1989, and use a shotgun from the late 1800's. I also have a friend who uses a HD 4870, which is a very old graphics card.

And I'm sure your truck and gun still do the job, but there are newer trucks that get better gas mileage, tow more weight and have more amenities as well as guns that hold more rounds and are more accurate. Same thing goes with software, if you get my point.
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post #206 of 680
No, Because it'll come with the tablet. thumb.gif
post #207 of 680
Eventually maybe but for the moment no.
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post #208 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

Have you tried it yet? It really isnt that different. And it is a much faster OS.

I have tried it on a couple of occasions. Personally I see the metro interface and lack of a start menu pretty huge changes. I only tried it in a VM so I cannot comment on its quickness, but the new UI pretty much kills it for me. On a more positive note, I am very excited for Windows tablets, might get me to buy one.
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post #209 of 680
Win7 suits my needs just fine. If 8 is over the top amazing, I'll bite. It's not going to be, atleast not for a few more years, if it ever is; I'll stick with what I know and like.

Edit: Unless M$ does something to leave us no choice, like Direct X exclusiveness from XP to Vista. Then, we'll all be switching.
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post #210 of 680
No start menu, no buy Window's 8

Gimme muh button bak!
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