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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 #601 of 680
ATM the only windows 8 ui feature that is the task manager
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post #602 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by DizzlePro View Post

ATM the only windows 8 ui feature that is the task manager
It's just the normal task manager with a slightly changed layout and colors added. I wouldn't really call it anything new.
post #603 of 680
No I won't buy it but I will try it out with my technet subscription. When the day comes that I can bypass the silly new UI and have my start button back I'll use it daily.
post #604 of 680
Voted no, and i'll be honest I don't know too much about Windows 8 although I do believe it could possibly be a Vista flop. I'm happy with 7, and 8 seems to be closed off some what and gaming companies also seem to dislike it too. It could possibly be a money making scheme being closed off, and app store and more ways to burn your hard earned cash. Saying this I will keep an open mind but I do think I'll see what happens after its been out for a few months.
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post #605 of 680
I said yes ... but ... that is only because I build and repair computers ... ... I will not switch off of Win 7 Ultimate on my personal computer unless forced (like I was off win xp pro due to compatibility issues)
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post #606 of 680
I installed RTM last night. Spent several hours playing with it.

Finally got pissed off enough to move back to Windows 7 today.

Went to boot from my Windows 7 drive... scrambled screen on boot. Boots Windows 8 fine, Windows 7 is scrambled. I didn't even install Windows 8 with any other drives in the system.
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post #607 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by t.herrod View Post

This needs a maybe.
^^THIS^^

I may put W8 on my laptop to try it out first. It would be nice if there was a way to swap out a touch screen.
I can also see a large service pack coming out soon for W7 that will include most of the hardware enhancements in W8. Hopefully anyway.
Edited by ericld - 8/16/12 at 5:00am
post #608 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

I installed RTM last night. Spent several hours playing with it.
Finally got pissed off enough to move back to Windows 7 today.
Went to boot from my Windows 7 drive... scrambled screen on boot. Boots Windows 8 fine, Windows 7 is scrambled. I didn't even install Windows 8 with any other drives in the system.

Maybe fixing mbr?
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post #609 of 680
I will if I am allowed "downgrade" rights to convert to Windows 7
post #610 of 680
I usually wait for something new to be out atleast a year before getting it, that way i see what everyone has to say about it and so most of the bugs get fixed. That being said, i did buy windows 7 a few weeks after it came out, vista was such a resource hog i was ready for something better. Im very happy with 7 and will probably stick with it for a long time
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