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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
  • 22% (256)
    Yes and give reasons
  • 77% (889)
    No and give reasons
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post #251 of 680
i never pay for the Operating systems. either my softwares.
photoshop, office programs..
post #252 of 680
I will be using it but not buying it (MSDN program).Has anyone heard of a firm price for retail/OEM versions of Win 8
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post #253 of 680
No, because I am content with vista and vista only. Folding@home crashes way to much on windows 7 but it is perfectly fine for vista. With that said, I should probably change my sig OS.
    
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post #254 of 680
I'm running Windows 7 now on 2 of my machines and Server 2008 on my other one. One of the machines is gonna go pretty quick but my main rig will probably be upgraded to Windows 8 at some point. Might as well stay current, Hyper-V makes it interesting to me as well. It would be nice to have a built in VM environment without creating them on my server. I haven't heard but will Hyper-V in 8 allow for RemoteFX type stuff or at least graphics passthrough of some sort?
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post #255 of 680
No.. I still miss the functionality of XP, although have been using windows 7 ult.
post #256 of 680
Never purchased a microsoft product. Other than when I bought laptops or something like that indirectly.
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post #257 of 680
I will just keep windows 7 as i wont be able to make my mind up as they are bringing out 8 versions of it ! smile.gif
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post #258 of 680
No, probably not. I've only just purchased a new build with Windows 7 Pro 64 on it, so buying Windows 8 seems like such a waste. I generally change OS's every second generation anyway so that probably rules me out. If there's a great deal I can get then I might, but I'm not going out of my way to buy it.
post #259 of 680
I voted no but it's actually a 'probably won't.' I'm not crazy about metro, but it's not really a dealbreaker for me.
I intend to give it a spin soon, but as comfortable as I am with my Windows 7 setup, I would have to be really captivated by Win8 to go out and buy it.
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post #260 of 680
If Metro is still forced upong consumers I won't bother with windows 8 untill I am forced to buy it.
Other than that not a chance.
    
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