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post #21 of 52
I upgraded because holy crap it's so much faster.

Also, if your computer is missing a driver or program it finds it and installs it so fast. Way better than W7 in that aspect too. Besides the other good points in this thread.
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post #22 of 52
Because I needed another OS for another comp and it was only $40.
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post #23 of 52
I switched because I like being an early adopter

Windows 8 boots up very quickly, windows 8 shuts down equally fast. Much faster then windows 7
Navigating the windows 8 Desktop UI is very snappy and Microsoft has cleaned up the interface so now it looks very sleek
Internet explorer 10 is awesome, very snappy, noticeably faster then windows 7 in browsing speed.
Games have worked without a hitch, not have had any problems with steam games so far.
Anti malware/anti virus under the hood is great, no more third party anti virus.

Did I mention snappy? windows 8 is just a joy to use with a SSD, everything is instant the moment you click on files or folders.

SO I guess you could say I am using it because of the performance increase in actually using the computer.
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post #24 of 52
Because when there is more than one OS I could potentially use, I rather use the superior OS.
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post #25 of 52
Because I got it for free.
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post #26 of 52
I moved because it was something new and there were a few features I liked and wanted.
 
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post #27 of 52
I'm not moving away from Windows 7 until I see for myself that W8 is better (for me). I'm about to test it out on another drive, thus preserving my main W7 OS. It was a cheap purchase ($30 for the upgrade disk), so I consider it an investment for the future, if I ever need it or if I have to sell a computer with a clean OS install and legitimately activated.

Why bother? Because it's fun to learn new things smile.gif
   
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post #28 of 52
$15 to upgrade my laptop. It's ok, hard to feel ripped off for 15 bucks. It seems less of an upgrade then a preference.
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post #29 of 52
Got it for 15$.
Hard to whine with and frankly, it's just as easy to use as windows 8.
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post #30 of 52
ive had it on my main rig for a while now, once you put in some effort into learnung how to use it. and some of the shortcuts its awesome, much quicker to navigate between things. also gonna be awesome when i eventually get a win8 phone smile.gif ps if you fresh install onto an ssd it detects the ssd and automatically optimises itself for use with it smile.gif
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