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post #31 of 52
I upgraded to windows 8 because of the boot times : I went from 16 to 8 seconds. I actually never use the metro interface and it never gets in my way. Also, The OS feels is much easier to use than windows 7 thanks to the charm bar and search and it also feels like everything is united in the OS (feels more user friendly). At first i had many doubts about Windows 8 but after using it for a while im very satisfied with it.
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post #32 of 52
I like having things opened in my desktop view, through things like google chrome, legacy software, etc.... Then I like switching over to the metro interface and using tue apps/IE10. Its like switching between monitors. Gives me more options smile.gif
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post #33 of 52
$15 is a hard bargain to pass up even if I don't like the Start Screen. I can get used to it. thumb.gif
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It's great.
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post #35 of 52
I jumped on it because of the upgrade price. I think it's pretty awesome too. I love working with VS 2012. It' should be pretty mature. Windows Vista = Windows 6, Windows 7 = Windows 6.1, Windows 8 = Windows 6.2. The kernel has been pretty similar for awhile now.
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post #36 of 52
I am using it because my new laptop came with it:)
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post #37 of 52
I like change and use fresh things, can't stand using something for so long.

I feels fresh and clean, I like it personally
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post #38 of 52
I've got my system setup just the way I like it....I can't see any reason to upgrade yet. Only reason I would, is if in the future I need to reinstall my OS, I would go ahead and start fresh with Win8.
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Originally Posted by nooboc2012 View Post

I've never understood why some people switch so early. I always wondered the same thing when Windows Vista and 7 came out. I can't think of a reason of switching to Windows 8 at least not at this time, so I was wondering why some have.

Was part of the ewwww Metreeeew group.

RAID 0 died.

Decided to try Windows 8.

Consumer preview ended and I didn't want to go back to Windows 7.

I guess that's pretty much it for me.
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Because I can,it's new and exciting....................thumb.gif
    
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