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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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post #391 of 680
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Originally Posted by kabj06 View Post

The UI is appalling. I like the start button..

The start button is my BFF
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After couple of hours using it, I was still confused where the hell everything was.

My thoughts exactly. Couldn't figure the damn thing out. mad.gif
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Now that my desktop is all set up with shortcuts and such, I can go a whole day without seeing the metro start menu. Which, I don't mind anymore. It's different, but not bad. Hit your windows key and start typing, same thing I did with WINDOWS 7. They just changed the way it looks.
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post #393 of 680
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The start button is my BFF
My thoughts exactly. Couldn't figure the damn thing out. mad.gif

Well then you better hope Win8 is a complete...and I mean complete failure because the odds of MS changing back are slim to none.

Just out of curiosity....for all the Win8 no go announcers in here; what will you do if all versions of Windows from 8 on continue down the same line? Will you stop buying hardware, software, using a computer as Win7 starts to lose support?
     
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post #394 of 680

Windows 7 the new XP. That's my reason.

post #395 of 680
I've already said it, and I'll say it again.

I will not buy Windows 8.



I am not for the new UI. I've read most the mixed bag reviews of Windows 8. For my purposes, Windows 8 does not fit the bill.


I may be forced into it, as I'm the tech for quite a few lesser knowledgeable people, but only for that sole reason.
    
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post #396 of 680
Still wondering what people will do if Win9 continues the path that Win8 is on?
     
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post #397 of 680
Seems to be people crying about change again. Windows has been the same frigging thing for the past ever. The UI is beautiful, a slight bit odd to use but that's how I felt when I switched to an Android phone. I'm assuming it'll be much more polished when finally released, but it'd be nice for some of those people who can't take any change a classic interface mode. And people saying you don't want "apps"? We have "programs", "applications", what's the difference?

In the short time of using it it was SO much faster than my Win7 system. I hope they just polish up the Metro UI and desktop switching and all that. I'm totally cool with having some flash to my computer, pay for a gtx460 should get used a little bit!

Besides, how cool would it be if you have a main big monitor, and then you reach beside you and interacting with the computer on a smaller touch monitor or something.
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post #398 of 680
Nope. Unless somehow it turns out awesome, I won't ever even install it. Odds are I'll get MSDNAA access next year on - I'll just download XP & 7 and be good for the next 8 years. biggrin.gif
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This needs a maybe.
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Seems to be people crying about change again.

No, it's people crying over bad change.

Had they changed the desktop UI in a way that makes sense for a desktop computer, there wouldn't be nearly as much backlash.

I'd really like to hear from defenders of Metro on how exactly do they find it more convenient to use on a standard mouse+kb computer. Because "it's new" isn't really an argument.
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post #400 of 680
yes for sure but i will wait a little so everything has proper driver
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