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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 #41 of 680
My Win 7 runs just fine, I don't see a reason for spending 150~250 bucks just for another OS. And to be honest, Win 8 is more for mobile platforms. Now if they would bring back the start button, I might consider it in 2 years or so. For now, I am a happy camper.
post #42 of 680
Dont like being forced into a box because some company that thinks it knows whats best for its consumer.
post #43 of 680
Why? I'd have to get a touch screen. hmmm. Finger prints. To me it's just a gim that I'm not really trying to get anytime soon. And if they came out with a 3D touch, I might get one and still leave out the 8 unless "great" reviews came with it and SP2/3.
 
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post #44 of 680
NO

unless they remove all that metro crap, give back start menu, remove pdf apps and stupid windows live everywhere,

or someone mod the crap out of it
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post #45 of 680
Typically Windows releases a good OS, every OTHER release.

Win 95 good
Win 98/98SE/ME Bad
Win XP good
win vista bad
win 7 good
win 8 ??? <- I think I'll wait for what is after this one
 
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post #46 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by rctrucker View Post

Win 95 good
Win 98/98SE/ME Bad

98SE was the best of this bunch, by far.
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post #47 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by rctrucker View Post

Typically Windows releases a good OS, every OTHER release.
Win 95 Bad Bad Bad!
Win 98 Still Bad!
98SE GREAT!!!!!
ME Bad
Windows 2000 The Best So Far!
Win XP BAD again
Win XP Pro SP2 Good again
win vista bad
win 7 good
win 8 ??? <- I think I'll wait for what is after this one

I adjusted it to keep it accurate....lol
 
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post #48 of 680
I was remotely interested when there were rumors floating around about complete XBOX/LIVE integration; mainly the ability to play XBOX exclusive titles on the PC. I thought "Finally, I can sell my XBOX and not lose my beloved Forza."

Since this turned out to be incorrect...

I will wait for Windows 9.
post #49 of 680
I'll be testing the consumer preview/public beta, then decide. Although there are a lot of under the hood improvements, I really don't like what I'm seeing with the Metro interface.. not quite my cup of tea.

Reminds me of the Windows Gadgets I never ever used in Windows 7. Also as much as I don't use the start button, I think Windows 8 will definitely be a no-go for my fairly computer-inept parents, who will probably continue using Windows XP on their machines.

I could be wrong, but it seems as of late every-other-OS release from Microsoft seems doomed, e.g. ME prior to XP, Vista prior to 7. Maybe hold out for Windows 9 instead?
post #50 of 680
No because as long as windows 7 does what I need it to I'm ok with that. Perhaps if I bought a new rig... but that's not happening anytime soon.
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