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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
  • 22% (256)
    Yes and give reasons
  • 77% (889)
    No and give reasons
1145 Total Votes  
post #71 of 680
ima have to say no, 7 and ubuntu are good for me
post #72 of 680
I might use it as my HTPC as a partition on my future gaming one and use a remote control to scroll through the Metro UI.
Edited by Atham - 4/3/12 at 12:41pm
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post #73 of 680
Nope. 7 works for me and there won't be a compelling reason for me to switch. I'd be just as well off on XP but I use 7 because it's prettier. I won't be frivolously upgrading to 8 like I did 7 because of the drastic changes that will be more of a headache than a bonus.
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post #74 of 680
No, I'll just have one of my coworkers give me a key from their respective MSDN account.

I, as a higher knowledged consumer, see no point.
    
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post #75 of 680
Nope as I just got win 7, skipped vista and win 8=lemmingware. Nobody needs this.
post #76 of 680
Nope

I don't see the need for a new OS this soon as 7 feels like the new XP and I don't see it going away anytime soon.
post #77 of 680
Nope
Since I get it free from MSDNAA biggrin.gif
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post #78 of 680
I don't know. Windows 7 has everything that I need right now.
Buying 8 immediately after release: surely not . after a few months : may be, if there is something special in 8 that's not in 7.
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post #79 of 680
I will wait for reports actually.
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post #80 of 680
Probably NO, only if there's a good reason for change. I'm happy with Win 7.
Maybe a tablet, if I needed.
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