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anything thing that is totally wrong with 8 is the sudden forced auto restart when ever you update/install something and you lose everything that is unsaved
I think that is an APP issue not an OS issue. It wouldnt be fair to blame Newegg because the products they sell break.

I have been running Windows 7 ever since it came out and before it came out. I love it and its my favorite OS. That being said I currently run Windows 8 and I see no issues with it. I personally dont care that it takes 3 additional clicks to shut down (i can just push the power button no clicks), and dont care that Metro is there to greet me when the system boots up. As a sys admin for a small computer company I can say that it has caused no issues for the software I use currently to manage all my servers. I can also still play games on it.

In the end Windows 8 is just like Windows 7 except without a start button and Metro. I see no reason to hate on it.
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In short, people don't hate it as much as Vista, but it's no Windows 7.

This.
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I tried it for a very short time on my 2nd rig (realized I had bought an upgrade copy instead of retail --thanks best buy noobs) and other than the horrible metro interface I really don't need an app store in my windows. I clicked on games or whatever and it was like the windows app store...it lasted about 20 minutes.
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If we count the 1 & 2 stars ratings as dislike, they 40% of the people surveyed don't like Windows 8, that's pretty bad imo. I tried and hated Windows 8, for all the people that talks about better performance in games. Benchmarks shows that Win8 is maybe 1-3% better in certain games, are our rigs so bad that we really need to squeeze out that few percent? The added aggravation when you encounter a game that doesn't work in Win8 really makes Win8 not worth it.
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