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Discussion in 'Reviews' started by W1zzard, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. H82LUZ73

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    You don`t have too,When i had my iPod 32 gig it was the same as a iphone4.All my IPod needed was a bios flash to make it a phone....Microsoft sees this and is doing the same thing,And all who use Win7 are H8ting on that fact.Fact of the matter is I seen all The Vista users here Bitch Win7 was a refresh why bother,Imagine What would have happened if Win8 was just a refresh?????

    1,Apple 622.45 Billion made (Also beats Microsoft's best year 99)
    2,Microsoft 534.42 Billion made

    Wonder Why Apple has an upper hand these days???? They have one Os for everything mobile And there mac-os X .That`s Less money spent is more money saved and earned.

    Boy now I can not wait for Win9 to come out and see all these START Button guys complain even more.What gets me is they don`t even realize all them Win7 updates the other day are from Win8.....Go figure why we installed a More Secure OS.

    Oh And Whizz Thanks for the great review.:)
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    Microsoft is in fact still the most valuable company in the world. Their 1999-record 616 billion translates to 850 billion in 2012 usd, when considering inflation.
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    I agree with everyone except for the word 'soon.'

    I give it 4 years before it is mainstream, even among non business. Business might switch in 10 years, or never because of the UI.
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    that is an interesting point you make. for businesses productivity is important and no matter how good something is on paper, training people in the new system costs time and money.
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    I think it depends on the adoption rate of tablets among the masses. One positive thing I can say about MS is they don't break old OS's via "updates" to force you to upgrade to the new OS. I hope they don't start with Windows 8.
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    Yup, that's right. Just like I loaded WinME and Vista on all my PC's.....
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    thanks for the review
    i dont need to upgrade my ms$ win7 on my pc
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    yeah, i installed windows xp last week and was surprised that windows update still worked fine
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    Yea business don't upgrade like consumers.. Most municipalities are still running on XP..

    PS: I have to LOL at those of you who take this soo serious..
    Win 8 is the future!!! ooooh scarrryy..lol..
    Yea win 8 is the future.... and oompa loompas make chocolate milk..
    Keep dreaming.. Win 8 is a footnote, that is all.
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    Indeed there is another OS maker that's famous for breaking older OS's via updates to make you upgrade. This is one thing I have always respected about MS. They support things for YEARS. On a side note I used XP about a month ago.....It was painful to look at :laugh:

    Yes I'm sure that after all this investment MS is gonna bring back the start button. Never mind market trends! START BUTTON FOREVER. :rolleyes: Let it go bro. It had a good run.
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    Only if steam ran native in Linux then Id have no need for a windows OS.

    After Vista which I consider windows ME Version 2 which was SPOS. (Steaming Pile of S...)
    Me and more of my friends moved away from Microsoft.

    So I congratulate MS for pissing more people off and I hope they explore other operating systems... Good luck...
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Windows XP needs to go away. I know there are lots of good reasons for companies to stick with it, but still.

    And it's too early to say it's gonna fail. But mailman is right about MS having spent so much resources on this they will likely not just give it up. They are trying something new (Windows Everywhere), and that require some sort of leap. Feelings will be hurt etc, but I hope they pull it off.
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    Yes, because a single button to easily access anything you need is just horrible. HORRIBLE! If there's one thing that has made me go crazy from Win95 through Windows 7 is that damn intuitive button.

    I'm changing my cat's name from Mr. Buttons to Mr. Metro in defiance of buttons!!!
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    Ive worked for years and made a lot of money without a start button. Windows 8 just turned the start menu into a start SCREEN. I have no idea what the big deal is with the start button. I mean really people only dislike this OS because it fits into the established "Good OS, Bad OS" stereotype. This OS could be the most epic upgrade of all time and people would still dislike it. Sheep gotta be sheep. G-d forbid anyone try an learn anything new.

    Anyway I'm done. Ill let all the shallow justifications continue for close mindedness.
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    No way man, do you know how much legacy crap still depends on XP? There are programs in the medical field that just refuse to work with 7, or if they do its 32-bit 7 and you have to disable all the added features.

    I hope they come out with something like ALFRED for windows. I use it on the mac and its better than the start menu and the dock combined. An intelligent search that opens files/programs/runs custom macros/ etc. Like suri but alot faster and less annoying, and much cleaner than the windows run command.

    Check out the features if yous still have a mac:

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    http://www.alfredapp.com/
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    Case in point, we are still on XP. 8th largest water company in the USA and there are 1k PC's with XP on it. :slap:

    Being remotely associated with the helpdesk (my group receives these calls after hours, thankfully only for PW resets in most cases), we have to deal with people and boy oh boy you would not believe the people that are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooofoaking lost on doing ANYTHING on a PC :shadedshu. So making the change to from XP to 7 is a lot for some. The difference in the GUI from 7 to 8 is monumental for a lot of people.

    That said, Im peer described (TMM) as shallow. I dislike the new UI and was thankful in the beta that you could get back to a more 'classic' menu structure. That is now gone. :shadedshu
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    That is indeed what it is like (which is why I said that there are a lot of good reasons for people/corporations/whatever to stay on it), but I like to dream. :(
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    Hi Sexy (Windows 7) you ain't going anywhere anytime soon.
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    Way to say it! :cool:

    I believe it, twice over. I work in tech support and see this many times every day. Sometimes it's funny, but many times I just lose the will to live, especially when they start being rude, arguing and obstructing me when I'm trying to help them. Morons. :slap:
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    certain medical equipment use xp still
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    I'm not sure you meant your comment for me? :confused:
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    Only the start screen has less functionality but perhaps " looks better" to some.

    Not worth it :laugh:
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    that is because it is still used in VM in Windows7 and still gets updates.Now with Windows8 they do not have VM just VCHD and you can run it in that as a virtual drive and install to it.
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    I was agreeing with you about corps having upgrade limitations and issues
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    Cheers matey. :toast:

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