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Poll Results: Should I install Windows 8?

 
  • 59% (85)
    Yes
  • 40% (58)
    No
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post #61 of 68
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

windows 8's update feature is smart, it installs the updates, and when you shutdown, it readies it all for the next startup, without bugging you all day to restart, i love it.

Windows 7 has that as well. You just have to disable the notifications.
    
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My first post with Win8. I don't think there is a huge difference, user wise. It is Windows. Lots of new things to do and learn. At this moment, I am most happy with Win8, because I was forced to install all the newest ASUS MB firmware, chipsets and management tools. Feels like I have a brand new computer.
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post #63 of 68
I say yes been using it for 5 days, feels like windows with a few new features nothing to lose.
post #64 of 68
I did. Feels a lot faster to me, but that is because I really needed to wipe things and do a fresh install. My Windows 7 installation had been through 2 images, one downgrade from Enterprise to Pro, then an upgrade to Ultimate with a new key. Needless to say, it was a bit screwy.

It was time for me to do a fresh install, so I figured I would jump to 8.

I did promptly purchase Start8 though. About finished downloading all my Origin and Steam games. I transferred all my Audio, Video, Pictures and Documents with Easy Transfer.

Great thing is that is works just fine with my OC. Some people were saying they had to lower their clocks. I haven't had that issue.
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post #65 of 68
a bit better and faster and as far works just fine.
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post #66 of 68

I installed W8. Not even a fresh install and had minor problems, which was just the paying the W8 download. Since I live in Japan, I had to use a free VPN to do so. Other than that, Metro UI is simple, just took overnight to figure out the buttons and quirks. Type to search, right click to see other options as in "All the Apps", rearrange the tiles. EASY! Other minor problem was my PC Tools Internet Security Anti-Virus software is not supported, but until then, I will use the defender program.

 

I play a heavy modded Skyrim, GW2, and D3. It all works flawless like it was W7.

 

Only cool thing I recommend when the future of touchscreen is imporving, that a motion sensor bar above a touchscreen monitor desktop can be attached so you can wave a finger in the air and select those textiles.

 

Also I want to buy a decent touchscreen... at least a 32" LED 120hz display :)

 

then

 

the motion sensor whenever it's made...

post #67 of 68
I installed windows 8 this weekend and have found it surprisingly intuitive, I have no idea why people are saying that they're having problems navigating it.

There's no performance reason to change from 7 to 8 but there's certainly no reason not to if you've already bought it.
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