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So can someone explain the 69.99 Pro pack - is it an upgrade or the full OS?
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post #122 of 128
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Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

Right, but assuming your own bias based on a poll held on a website geared towards Windows 8 isn't that reliable because their audience is small. No offence, but it's not a legitimate cause for bias.

With a website geared towards Windows 8, you would expect the percentage of Windows 8 users to be higher than average as compared to other sites. So if 1 out of 4 users on that site used Windows 8, then can't it be reasonably assumed that 1 out of 4 or less users on other sites have used Windows 8?

That is what I am basing it on.
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With a website geared towards Windows 8, you would expect the percentage of Windows 8 users to be higher than average as compared to other sites. So if 1 out of 4 users on that site used Windows 8, then can't it be reasonably assumed that 1 out of 4 or less users on other sites have used Windows 8?
That is what I am basing it on.

Was it a poll based on hating the OS or just having used it?
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post #124 of 128
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Was it a poll based on hating the OS or just having used it?

An actual survey that ended with over 50,000 respondents. Multiple questions and choices.

http://www.forumswindows8.com/general-discussion/windows-8-survey-half-prefer-windows-7-a-7853.htm
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post #125 of 128
I asked this before but didn't get a answer. Can I upgrade a 64 bit Vista License without installing Vista. And going for a clean install of windows 8.
 
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I asked this before but didn't get a answer. Can I upgrade a 64 bit Vista License without installing Vista. And going for a clean install of windows 8.
I thought it had been mentioned that during the upgrade process, you have the option to totally wipe out your previous version of Windows for a fresh install.
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post #127 of 128
That would work just fine.
 
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post #128 of 128
I'm really happy Windows 8 is just around the corner. I've been waiting ages to get Windows 7 Professional/Ultimate at a discount.
    
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