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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
  • 30% (275)
    Yes
  • 46% (428)
    No
  • 9% (87)
    Maybe (and I have tried it)
  • 13% (121)
    Maybe (and I HAVEN't tried it)
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post #391 of 711
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I am a Windows 8 owner and have only seen that screen ONCE. thumb.gif
    
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post #392 of 711
As it stands at the moment I'm happy with 7 it's stable and it works. From what I've seen from 8 nothing I've seen is convincing me to upgrade.
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post #393 of 711
Why should i spend the money if what I have still does everything I want?
    
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post #394 of 711
For the $15 upgrade I made the switch, been playing WoW, GW2, and a few random steam games. All working.

I wouldn't have switched if I had to pay full price, I didn't see enough improvements, but now that I've been using it awhile, I believe the kernel is an upgrade, less memory usage is noticeable.

The start screen isn't horrible, most of my complaints are with the default "apps", but once I replaced the video player, music player, and picture viewer, its fine :-)
post #395 of 711
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

Windows 8 has big issues with compatibility and lower fps in games due to that most likely. I also hate windows 8. Until a mod is out to give me the start button, I don't wanna know!

BS! I've actually USED Windows 8 and can tell you that most games run exactly the same as they do in Windows 7 while a couple run at a slightly higher fps (i.e. Borderlands 2 5-10 more fps in Win 8). Nearly all drivers have been updated to be Windows 8 compatible since the release, thus there shouldn't be any issues.
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post #396 of 711
I'd be happier if I could turn off having to enter my GFWL password, every time I start my net-book redface.gif
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post #397 of 711
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I'd be happier if I could turn off having to enter my GFWL password, every time I start my net-book redface.gif

Have you tried the picture password thing? I've been tempted to do it as my password is fairly long and having to enter it every time is slightly annoying.
 
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post #398 of 711
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I'd be happier if I could turn off having to enter my GFWL password, every time I start my net-book redface.gif

Go to run (Winkey + R), type netplwiz
Select your user account
Uncheck Box next to: "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."
Click "OK"
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post #399 of 711
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Originally Posted by 32oz View Post

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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post

I'd be happier if I could turn off having to enter my GFWL password, every time I start my net-book redface.gif

Go to run (Winkey + R), type netplwiz
Select your user account
Uncheck Box next to: "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."
Click "OK"

Yep, I'm much happier now biggrin.gif
Thanks dude thumb.gif
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post #400 of 711
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Yep, I'm much happier now biggrin.gif
Thanks dude thumb.gif

np, glad I could help! biggrin.gif
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