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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
  • 22% (256)
    Yes and give reasons
  • 77% (889)
    No and give reasons
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post #441 of 680
I'm not buying it because from what I have used with Metro, I don't like it. It's too clunky for a mouse/keyboard. Maybe if I get a touchscreen I'll switch, or if MS actually listens to its users and will allow people to disable Metro.
post #442 of 680
Not for my existing machines since I have MAPS, but I am more than a little interested in picking up a W8 Pro tablet like the Surface.
    
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post #443 of 680
No because it seems as if the Metro UI is going to be forced upon us and I hated using it in the beta. If it was easily turned off then maybe, but at the same time I like windows 7 and don't see a need to move away from 7.
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post #444 of 680
Not a fan of the tablet-centric, diminished ARM-friendly nature of this OS. And I don't want to pander to the desktops-are-a-thing-of-the-past movement.
post #445 of 680
What do people mean by "turn of Metro UI".

There is no start button, metro is the start button. Unless you want to be forced to use shortcuts for Everything, you can't disable it.
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post #446 of 680
I'm happy they are trying something different, because really...what else could windows 8 be...a more refined windows 7...Boring. Yeah, windows 8 might suck, but hey at least they are trying. It's the same reason I like Linux, It's considerably changing at a rapid pace....keeps things interesting. People are still using XP, so there isn't anything forcing someone to move to it that doesn't want to or see the need to.
post #447 of 680
If I wanted to use an OS that looks like it belongs on a tablet, I'd be using a tablet. I'm on a desktop, so I'm sticking with 7.
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post #448 of 680
No, I was fine with XP for 10 yrs and just recently move to 7 for more than a year, so i'll stick with it for half the length xp was.
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post #449 of 680
Yes, i'm quite happy with the change that windows 8 brings. I'm currently running 8 on my home desktop, work desktop, and laptop. Once it goes RTM i'm definitely upgrading!
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post #450 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post

Not a fan of the tablet-centric, diminished ARM-friendly nature of this OS. And I don't want to pander to the desktops-are-a-thing-of-the-past movement.

^^^^^^This!
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