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post #161 of 213
win7 should last most people another 5 years at least.

luckily although dx12 may be win 8 / 9 only (though doubt it) steam box is around the corner with OpenGL


Also for the person who said linux isnt viable, thats just nonsense. The driver compatibility is amazing these days, running a VM for windows programs or even just emulating is no great shakes either.

the added benefit is that you wont feel that your data is being mined by some big corporation who could easily sleep with big government organisations and pass on information. I think thats 'slightly' more important than getting BF3 to work
post #162 of 213
Here is a brief evolutionary timeline of Windows:

Dos is released: People are happy.
Windows 16 is released: People are happy.
Windows 95 is released: People complain about having to upgrade to expensive 32 bit hardware to stay current.
Windows 98 is released: People are happy.
Windows XP is released: People complain about how much slower it is than Windows 98.
Windows 2000 Professional is released: People are happy, but nobody uses it.
Windows Vista is released: People complain how it is worse than Windows XP SP2.
Windows 7 is released: People complain how it was only a fixed version of Windows Vista.
Windows 8 is released: People complain how it is visually worse than Windows 7.
Windows 9 is released: People complain that it is only a fixed version of Windows 8 Blue.
Windows 10: The world has ended. See: Windows 8 Blue Build 9364.
Edited by Interpolation - 4/3/13 at 3:24pm
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Well not sure about your info-but xp was a god send to most I know. And Vista was nothing but a pain in the ass period.
And yes windows 7 was the finished version of Vista, but with a lot more to offer and way less problems.
And as far as I,m concerned-windows 8 looks are not even close to my complaints.
They need to fix it period like vista, Amd like Vista it has soooo many problems with working nice with soooo many programs-lol.
    
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5 Days into Windows 8 using a 30 day Start 8 free trail as my crutch, so far it works OK, except for Detail Pane being to the right(instead of bottom) in Explorer. In the next two weeks I'll try to see if I can get used to Metro UI enough to throw away this Start 8 crutch.

Right now


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I really enjoy using Win8 because of the newness of metro. It's fun to use Windows in a new way after decades of the same basic formula. That's not to say that Win7 is bad because its also a fantastic OS (and probably better than Win8 for business use). But as a home/entertainment OS Win8 has really satisfied me so far (been using it since November).
post #166 of 213
Two parties when it comes to W8.

- It's too different. I hate it. If you like W8 you're crazy.
- It's different but it's better. You can do the same things as W7 if you customize it. If you hate W8 you're crazy.

How about ... I don't like Windows 8 because Windows 7 works and I don't want to spend money for an (essentially) lateral upgrade? Just because someone doesn't agree eye to eye with you doesn't mean they're any more right or wrong than you.

This whole site doesn't know what an opinion is -- using opinions to argue your point is just childish.

I think a lot of you forget the majority of computers out there are still running Windows XP.
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Originally Posted by The Pook View Post

Two parties when it comes to W8.

- It's too different. I hate it. If you like W8 you're crazy.
- It's different but it's better. You can do the same things as W7 if you customize it. If you hate W8 you're crazy.

How about ... I don't like Windows 8 because Windows 7 works and I don't want to spend money for an (essentially) lateral upgrade? Just because someone doesn't agree eye to eye with you doesn't mean they're any more right or wrong than you.

This whole site doesn't know what an opinion is -- using opinions to argue your point is just childish.

I think a lot of you forget the majority of computers out there are still running Windows XP.

Been saying this for the longest time.
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post #168 of 213
Almost thought the start screen for win8 was better than ol' start menu.

Till I got Xubuntu and found out what it's like to have everything ever installed less than 2 layers deep, without ever having to customize it. Even though I can customize to a completely different dimension than I ever could with windows.

Yup it's a fanboy.
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Why do they care so much about tablet IU , then Desktop , do they think everyone has touch screen on their Desktop
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Quote:
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Why do they care so much about tablet IU , then Desktop , do they think everyone has touch screen on their Desktop

That's why there's still the desktop interface.... rolleyes.gif . And, tablets are a big deal nowadays, I don't know if you're an ostrich or something but there's a lot of them out there now wink.gif.
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