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User Info: Babyfur_Rigby

Babyfur_Rigby
4 years ago#1
I'm building a computer and for the OS I'm looking at spending a hundred bucks on Windows 7 (64bit iirc) and I can't help feeling like this isn't the best choice.

I just want something with widespread compatibility with software and has a simple UI/folder & files navigation. Windows 7 made sense for this, since I've never had problems with ether of these things when I've used it in the past, but there's probably an OS that does the same stuff with equal or superior efficiency and is cheaper (which is good because I really don't want to drop a Benjamin on an OS).
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User Info: TheFeshPince

TheFeshPince
4 years ago#2
Windows 8 is $90
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User Info: Babyfur_Rigby

Babyfur_Rigby
4 years ago#3
TheFeshPince posted...
Windows 8 is $90

I've found Windows 8 for as cheap as $88, but I don't want Windows 8 :(
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User Info: fatali

fatali
4 years ago#4
Get windows 8.
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User Info: Kaushad

Kaushad
4 years ago#5
alternate solution, spend 3 minutes getting classic shell or start 8(your choice) and installing it and save some money.

Or go with windows 7, literally no difference after start8/cs is installed.
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User Info: TheFeshPince

TheFeshPince
4 years ago#6
Linux is free.
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User Info: matu90rk

matu90rk
4 years ago#7
Windows 7.

User Info: KarnRX78

KarnRX78
4 years ago#8
I just got 7 for $80, cheaper than I could have gotten 8 for. I don't like 8.
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User Info: Jiblet98

Jiblet98
4 years ago#9
Win 95 is the best! :P

User Info: Snickleseed

Snickleseed
4 years ago#10
matu90rk posted...
Windows 7.
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