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post #31 of 93
Man, wasn't Windows 7 just released 1 year ago. What's wrong with these people.

Windows 7 is fine for me for the next 2-3 years.
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post #32 of 93
I'm fine with Windows 7, but if it turns out great I'll pick it up at school.
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post #33 of 93
The big, new "features" of Windows 8 I keep hearing about will probably keep me away. I have no interest in an "App Store" being integrated. I have no particular interest in cloud based systems either. The only things I have heard about are mostly just visual features with the one nice thing being native PDF support. Windows 7 is stable and things are running well right now, so I really don't expect to transition to Windows 8 unless I absolutely have to.
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post #34 of 93
i could be wrong, but isn't windows 8 slated to be a "all in one" OS? sorta a unifying UI/OS across everything from phones to servers and including different architectures, well at least support for arm and x86.
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post #35 of 93
Absolutely not.
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post #36 of 93
I haven't read into win8, but considering win7 is still very new, I have no interest at all to get win8 at this point. If the OS was cheaper then I would consider it. But paying $200 something brand new after spending $200 something on my current OS does not seem like a smart investment. Its bad enough spending big money on new hardware, but buying a brand new OS when the current one is amazing just does not make sense to me.
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post #37 of 93
Absolutely not hyped.

Microsoft are playing wrong cards releasing Windows 8 early.
post #38 of 93
Nope, not at all. Not interested in 8 in the least. I'm pretty sure I don't want any extra built in DRM (a.k.a. M$ $pyware), nor a cloud interface unless I choose the cloud personally. I am not a fan of having some corporation/government/person looking over my shoulder treating me like an errant 4 yr. old, thanks.

Besides which, being based on Blackcomb/Vienna architecture. I wouldn't imagine it being to long after it's launched that either M$, or some dedicated soul ports DX12 to 7. Not that it will be much of a difference being how long it's taken game devs to hop on the DX11 train.
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post #39 of 93
Nothing I've heard about it has interested me thus far.
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post #40 of 93
Not really, I'm far more hyped about Gnome3's release.
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