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Ok with my new build I reinstalled Win7 Pro x64 again. Now that I did that, I can't do any security updates. Windows Update barely seems to work, I have to run Windows Update Readiness Tool and Fix it tools all the time to get it to do anything. I have a few keys for Windows 8 that I have acquired, is there a horrible downside to going that way?
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Well, Windows 8 without classic shell/start8/etc. is pretty horrible, so there's that. But since you're having so many problems with 7, go ahead and try it.
    
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Originally Posted by Oedipus View Post

Well, Windows 8 without classic shell/start8/etc. is pretty horrible, so there's that. But since you're having so many problems with 7, go ahead and try it.

Yep, I am gonna do it. Burning the DVD now. biggrin.gif
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Good luck with one of the most fail OS in history. GL.
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Nope, not me 7 works just fine.
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Good luck with one of the most fail OS in history. GL.

Can you sustain your point? Why is it fail ?
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Can you sustain your point? Why is it fail ?
Troll. Windows 8 is in fact much better experience. It uses hardware, specially RAM efficiently like anything. It's basically a tweaked version of Windows 7 with a new GUI. The only thing you'd EVER miss is the transparency of Windows Vista/7.
post #8 of 20
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Can you sustain your point? Why is it fail ?

Nooooooooooooooo!

Don't feed one of these threads again.

OP: try both and see what you like, personal preference is the only thing that's important here smile.gif
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Nooooooooooooooo!

Don't feed one of these threads again.

OP: try both and see what you like, personal preference is the only thing that's important here smile.gif

You're right.
I just can't stand people who claim things w/o any proof.
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Still fighting with the install. Gpt FTL. That and corrupt downloads.
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