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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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    No and give reasons
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post #401 of 680
not at all win 7 is good because of desktop gadgets and start menu
    
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post #402 of 680
Win 8 is crap, tried it for a week, was confused and hated it. I don't want my desktop to be like a cellphone.
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post #403 of 680
No start menu.
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post #404 of 680
No, Win 7 workd great and with 3 pc's it's far to expensive to replace the OS when it works fine. I will wait for the Win 9 and see how that is.
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post #405 of 680
I personally won't. I tried Release preview for a week now and I don't like it. Should be awesome for tablets but I hate it for a desktop. I hate that I have to use so many keyboards shortcuts to do things. I'm more of a mouse person. I also had my family try it out too on the family computer and no one liked it. I had to remove it after two days. So for me personally I'm sticking with Windows 7 for myself and moving to Apple for the family.

I was hoping that Windows 8 would be something much better and easier but it's not. We already have iPhones and many apps there that I wouldn't want to purchase again in another platform. I was hoping Windows 8 would make it hard for me not to switch my family's computers to Apple, but it didn't. I'm personally disappointed in Microsoft. I'm glad they are improving in tablets but in desktop environment they are taking step backwards.
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post #406 of 680
Almost laughing... Yeah they made the OS SOOO much worse by expanding on the start menu and making it huge with much more features. Oh also by making the OS much faster they killed it, I can only install a game in about a minute now. That really sucks!
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post #407 of 680
I have tried the consumer preview, although I see some noticeable improvements unless there is a way to get rid of that awful metro interface I'm happy with windows 7.
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post #408 of 680
I get it for free through my school, but I'll only install it on a secondary hard drive until I decide whether I like it or not.
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post #409 of 680
Won't buy it. Won't allow it to be installed on any computers at our office except for 1 or 2 R&D machines to verify our custom software will run on it for when Microsoft eventually stops selling/supporting Windows 7 or one of our brain dead customers tries to run our software on that steaming pile of ugly. Our company will not resell it either. We are going to completely skip over Windows 8, and hopefully go with Windows 9 when/if Microsoft pulls their head out of their butts, otherwise we will see about converting our PCs and our custom software over to Linux.
post #410 of 680
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Originally Posted by ThirtySixNights View Post

I have tried the consumer preview, although I see some noticeable improvements unless there is a way to get rid of that awful metro interface I'm happy with windows 7.

You CAN use it win the win 7 interface, minus the start button of course.
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