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2 years ago#1
Since it's been a while, which OS do you prefer now? - Results (186 votes)
Windows 7
65.05% (121 votes)
121
Windows 8
34.95% (65 votes)
65
This poll is now closed.
Honestly I think Windows 8 is a damn good upgrade now that it has been out for a while.

I understand people who still run 7, but you can't deny that 8 is the better OS. It's just not worth upgrading to if you are still using 7.
2 years ago#2
I don't understand what's so great about Windows 8, other than faster boot times and a different UI there is nothing significantly different from previous versions of windows. You can't even run windows 8 on a netbook because it's so bloated. Many netbooks offer Ubuntu instead because it's more lighter.

Windows 8 is not light like running a linux distro using the xfce or lxde gui.
2 years ago#3
Windows 7 is the best!
2 years ago#4
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.
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2 years ago#5
mess98 posted...
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.


Or we tried it and hated it. Had it installed on a laptop and regretted it. Now my current laptop has 7.
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2 years ago#6
datopgamer posted...
mess98 posted...
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.


Or we tried it and hated it. Had it installed on a laptop and regretted it. Now my current laptop has 7.


...exactly my point. You irrationally hate something because it's "new".
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Windows 8.1.Core i7 4770.Geforce GTX 660 Ti.8GB Ram.
2 years ago#7
mess98 posted...
datopgamer posted...
mess98 posted...
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.


Or we tried it and hated it. Had it installed on a laptop and regretted it. Now my current laptop has 7.


...exactly my point. You irrationally hate something because it's "new".


You haven't demonstrated at all why it's functionally better than Win7.

Being "new" doesn't mean it's better either, you realize this, right?
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Skillz Ferguson
2 years ago#8
mess98 posted...
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.


its more like people who refuse to get rid of paper money
2 years ago#9
urtv posted...
mess98 posted...
The people who refuse to upgrade to Windows 8 are the same type of people who refuse to get rid of the US $1 bill.

And that's not a compliment.


its more like people who refuse to get rid of paper money


Kinda hard to make it rain at the skrip club with your debt card.
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Skillz Ferguson
2 years ago#10
Look at all these W8 fanboys. MS intentionally made every more difficult to get to.
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