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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 #331 of 680
I'll put it in my HTPC. But not for a desktop. Unless my HTPC really wows me of course.
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post #332 of 680
Well, I can't say for certain anymore that I wouldn't (though it's definitely not something I really want). But, my reasons for not wanting it is because like Win7 it's just a Vista update. They haven't seemed to change anything so drastically that justifies calling it a new version of windows and they didn't come through on the talk about finally getting a better filesystem. I know I wouldn't pay for it unless my studies or work require me somehow to move on. Metro isn't as big of a deal as I thought it would be. Sure it's kind of annoying with a mouse at first but I find using a mouse to navigate much a bit of an archaic thing. There's the win key global bindings that have a speed advantage and are just easier so I kind of don't care what happens in the point and click world.

I do find it funny how so many people on here are just upset with Metro. I could only hope this means more Linux converts so we could finally have a sizable user base that would get 3rd parties and hardware makers to offer better drivers (not that they're terrible now but they could use improvement) and more.
     
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post #333 of 680
Not a snowballs chance in hell, unless by some stroke of fate they suddenly change their minds and don't make it a Tablet based OS (wait...too LATE they already did) announce their HUGE mistake and throw the entire thing back in development for a few more years and make a true desktop OS
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post #334 of 680
I don't have any good reason to upgrade but I most likely will purchase Windows 8... It's always exciting to try new things and as blasphemous as this sounds, I like the look of the metro UI.
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post #335 of 680
Nope, I'm switching back to Windows 3.11 smile.gif
     
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post #336 of 680
Windows ME is where its at!

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Quote:
Originally Posted by cavallino View Post

Windows ME is where its at!
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Win ME is like the ugly nephew a family has that never really says anything, yet everyone wants to buy a mask for at his birthday tongue.gif
     
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post #338 of 680
I have to say no

And only because Im extremely cheap and poor right now - its possible that I will give it a try but I doubt there is much of a need for me to go to windows 8

I know nothing aobut it too so that doesnt help.

That and I never really adopt a new OS Quickly

i ran win2k for 3 or 4 years after XP Was released lol, and then ran XP Until I built my curent Sig Rig, realizing that win 7 woul dbe neccesary to play properly
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post #339 of 680
No

Metro offers me no benefit.
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post #340 of 680
No, doesn't seem like it will give me any real benefits over win7. That said, if its been out a year and getting lots and lots of positive reviews from users I maybe give it a try (maybe) thinking.gif
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