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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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post #561 of 680
Yes, because currently I don't have w version of Windows 7 and apparently it is faster on BD.
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post #562 of 680
I'm sticking with win7 for now. Not only does win8 look like pile of poo but also I feel no need to pay for a new OS when the old one does every thing I need. Also I really cant be bothered to do a fresh install rolleyes.gif Perhaps I'll upgrade when win9 comes out and if it looks like poo to then I just have to keep running win7 until Microsoft can put together a decent OS or Linux starts supporting all the software I want to use.
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post #563 of 680
I would rather stick with Ubuntu/Win7 combo, Windows 7 will retain update support for a decent amount of time like XP and i don't want to run into another vista.
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post #564 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Slappy Mcgee View Post

No, I am a firm believer in "If it isn't broke, don't fix it" I am happy with windows 7. smile.gif

Why aren't you using xp? It wasn't ever broke. My brother was still using xp until about a year ago when I put a copy of win 7 on his system because it's better.
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post #565 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by stalker7d7 View Post

Why aren't you using xp? It wasn't ever broke. My brother was still using xp until about a year ago when I put a copy of win 7 on his system because it's better.

I can't speak for Slappy Mcgee but for me the reason I left xp was: A: xp does not support dx10 and B: 64-bit xp is crap and as we know you need to go 64 if you want to use more then 4GB of ram.
    
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post #566 of 680
I might consider it since i am not paying for it (Thank you Msdn). Currently still testing the preview haven't had any big issues outside of having to learn to navigate through it and where everything is.
post #567 of 680
7 Runs great, and Metro is trash.
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post #568 of 680
No simply because I don't like Metro and that Windows 8 seems more of a "tablet UI" on a desktop. There's nothing wrong with Windows 7, Windows 8 is definitely a step backwards.
post #569 of 680
No, tried the Customer Preview and I could. not. stand. the new applications concept. I deinstalled it right away again, and went back to Win7.
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post #570 of 680
I tried the CP more then once, so I gave it a fair shot. I couldnt get used to it. In fact, I hated it. Sorry, looks like i'll be skipping this one.
    
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