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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 #551 of 680
I don't like the look of it so I don't see the reason to part with my money on something I don't want/need. Win7 is serving me great so it's an expense I can't justify.
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post #552 of 680
Yup. Not because I really like it, its because I like new stuff rolleyes.gif Plus only $40 for windows owners. For $100, no, I wouldnt.
post #553 of 680
No becasue MSDN will have it for me biggrin.gif
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post #554 of 680
I bought it when I bought my MSDN license; and YES I'll be upgrading to it ON the 15th. Love it.
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post #555 of 680
This looks way too much like "can't beat 'em, can't join 'em, we'll make our own". Nothing wrong with it, a third choice is better than no choice, but it's not for me.

How long before Apple starts with the patent lawsuits claiming they invented the app ?
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post #556 of 680
no. I probably won't even bother to mess around with it in a VM via my technet subscription
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post #557 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikehunt View Post

no. I probably won't even bother to mess around with it in a VM via my technet subscription

That's what I've been doing, playing with it in VM. Me No Like.

But give it 6 months after release and they will probably get crushed by the deafening roar of complaints and "fix" a bunch of stuff.
    
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post #558 of 680
No, I will be sticking to 7 or switching to Linux.

It looks like it was designed for a phone, and I cannot stand that
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post #559 of 680
I'm liking that Metro UI can be turned off.. Can we have a "Maybe" option? I'm gonna download the test/beta/preview (whatever M$ call it) tonight and have a look.

I remember looking at the new task manager that someone had a leaked build in at school and they showed me, it looked cool! smile.gif
 
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post #560 of 680
I just finally upgraded the rigs here in my home to Win7 a couple months ago from Vista and really wish I would have spent that money elsewhere.

Gonna sit 8 out awhile I think.
    
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