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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 #481 of 680
I won't buy it. If I want it I will be able to get it free.
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post #482 of 680
Not for a while. With OS I tend to wait a while. Give it a good few months (6+) so all the main issues/problems hopefully get resolved, people find ways to skin Windows 8 and mod it to their likeing, like with what we can do with Windows 7.

After that, assuming that the OS is better then 7 for gaming/office/work/general stuff, then yes I will buy it.
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post #483 of 680
No, I've tried every one of the preview releases and each new release makes it worse. I was unable to do simple things that W7 does in 30 seconds because the dumbed down tablet OS required confirmation to start a new process with the scheduler even with UAC off and default programs set. Add in the fact that audit mode broke half the metro things which made it largely unusable, requiring me to use an email account to make a new user rather than a local one (works without installing in audit mode) the network took forever to initiate on W8 it didn't start much faster if at all than I do on W7 and that was a huge selling point. The thing feels half baked, and unless there's something really useful like being able to play xbox games included in the final release then there's absolutely no reason to shell out any money for this OS. I had a reason to jump from Vista to W7, it was faster and lighter, but this is a different story.

The OS as a whole is annoying the as the days passed I got more and more fed up with that steaming pile of garbage I shouldn't have to hold my computer's hand when I make it automate things.
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post #484 of 680
Not unless I can upgrade for less than $5 or for free.
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post #485 of 680
No. I can already tell that this is going to be in the ignoble tradition of ME and Vista. They fooled me and I bought ME. I didn't fall for Vista, and I'm not beta-testing Win 8, either. When Win 9 comes out and they fix everything, then I'll consider it.
     
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post #486 of 680
if they sells me it as a cheap upgrade for my windows 7,i have bought load of os already.
    
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post #487 of 680
The Release Preview is fine..................................................
I have enjoyed the new BSOD screen twice.
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post #488 of 680
Wow 640 to 154. just goes to show you it's a crap OS made for a phone and not a PC. Waiting for 9
post #489 of 680
I'm happy with Win7 so I won't be buying Win8
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post #490 of 680
No. And the reason is, I like how windows looks currently. The only reason I'd switch to 8 is if I am forced to, or if I learn a lot of great things about it post release that actually can tip me over into upgrading. But as is, I am happy with 7, I have no issues with 7, and the world seems perfect in 7, so why change? lol
 
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