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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 #291 of 680
It's frustrating, because from what I've read, Windows 8 is going to be a great OS under the hood. It's just overshadowed by that new interface.
post #292 of 680
I voted no, based on the dev preview I tried. I would prefer 7 to the new interface.
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post #293 of 680
Unlikely, Ive loved 7 since I started using it in the RC stage. Ill try it but I wont buy it, being a student and having access to free copies of Windows I wont technically have to buy it. thumb.gif
post #294 of 680
Not a chance I buy Windows 8.

It has almost no attractive features for desktop use, and productivity on a desktop is AWFUL compared to Windows 7. It has no features that make it a must have gaming OS either. It's a schizophrenic OS that doesn't seem to know what it wants to be, and it looks to me like it has epic fail written all over it for the desktop market.
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post #295 of 680
nope.

Historially M$ always beta tests new features on their consumer base. They did it with ME, Vista etc etc. Windows 7 works just fine for me.
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post #296 of 680
I have a chance to get a free copy, so I will put that to the test first. I dont mind the new interface, its different. I know some people hate different and others adapt and end up liking, just hoping its not a glamour version of Vista...weirdsmiley.gif
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post #297 of 680
Change happens guys, deal with it :-)

Yes for me, I wonder if all of the guys saying no have even tried it for more than a couple of days. The desktop power user features are really nice. OK, i came back to windows 7 for now but thats mainly because of stability and application/driver support. When windows 8 rolls out im definitely going to giv eit a try and hopefully my new laptop will come with it so I wont have to "buy" it.
post #298 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kopi View Post

I voted no, based on the dev preview I tried. I would prefer 7 to the new interface.

The dev preview was terribad compared to the recent consumer preview. Try it again during the next preview phase and im sure youll change your mind.
post #299 of 680
No. Never paid for an OS in my life and never will. Costs way too much.
 
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post #300 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by UltraVolta425 View Post

No. Never paid for an OS in my life and never will. Costs way too much.

How do you get it then ?
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