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Are you looking forward to Windows 11?

Are you looking forward to Windows 11?

  • I'm excited

    Votes: 3,259 19.2%
  • I'll wait a few months before upgrading

    Votes: 3,985 23.5%
  • I'd rather not upgrade but they'll force me

    Votes: 1,738 10.2%
  • I'll stay on Windows 10 for as long as I can

    Votes: 4,576 27.0%
  • I'm happy with Windows 7

    Votes: 1,623 9.6%
  • Using a Linux OS

    Votes: 1,798 10.6%

  • Total voters
    16,979
  • Poll closed .

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Microsoft has announced their new operating system version this week.

Besides visuals, it brings numerous improvements like DirectStorage, integrated Teams and more.

What are your plans for making the switch?
 
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I make very little use of Windows offerings in terms of added software. I mainly use my computer for streaming, gaming and web browsing (which is limited in terms of use from me - I've got about half a dozen sites I visit).

I'm not impressed with 10, too many headaches from all the updates breaking things.

Based on MS's track record with horrific forced updates on 10, I have zero interest in trying Windows 11 and I'm kind of horrified sticking with 10 because they're bound to screw things up again with updates.
 
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I was planning to upgrade but my PC doesn't meet the minimum requirement so I'm staying with Windows 10 until the end of support then switching to Linux
 
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There's not a vote for this but I plan to wait about a year to upgrade because I want to avoid all of the bugs that inevitably will come with the new Windows OS. Other than that I plan to upgrade to Win 11.
 
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Wait and see how this goes.give it a few months for some bug control.
 
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I am a little bit, but DX12 ultimate puts me off, only because vega64=no, and scalper pricing also = no.
 
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How come there's no Linux voting option in the poll? I'm an IT professional and I haven't touched Windows in 15 years.
 
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How come there's no Linux voting option in the poll? I'm an IT professional and I haven't touched Windows in 15 years.
Probably because the question is are you excited for 11, your covered by no.
Or would be with a no option.
Linux relevance =0.
 
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I embrace change so i will jump on it when it 1st comes out.
 
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I work for a company that serves thousands of gigantic companies, that pay us in millions of dollars a month. Our entire infrastructure runs on Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, SUSE Enterprise, we have data centers all over the world with over 100K server racks and counting. I know it sounds like bragging, but even Amazon, Google and EA are among our clients. That's right, your Google searches might go through our data centers, your online gaming session goes through our data centers if you play EA games in US, Asia and Europe, we're expanding in other places as well. Our entire portfolio of corporate products are Linux exclusive, you can't run them on Windows even if you wanted to because in the money making space Windows relevance = 0. Ever tried running Terraform on Windows, or Docker products or running anything remotely professional in the server space? Oh, that's right. Your perception of computing ends with the desktop space, so I'll tell you what Windows is good at still. Playing video games for people too scared to install Steam on Linux. And that's it. All of our developers use Linux flavors of their choosing, Manjaro, Arch, Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu, etc. All of our QAs are using it, our DevOps are all on Linux, and I swear I saw business side moving to Linux as well during the meetings. I forgot, we're adding Alpine Linux support for our Europe customers because telecoms demand it. Go on, please tell me some more how Linux relevance is zero.
 
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I embrace change so i will jump on it when it 1st comes out.
I was gonna say something similar. Always excited for anything new tech related!
 
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For sure there's no chance of me installing Windows 11 on its launch day later this year. Windows QA is too abysmal for me to consider such nonsense.

My guess is that I may attempt my first upgrade in Q2 2022 basically a year from now.

There are several PCs in the house including a currently unused build with no GPU. I'd probably grab my Radeon RX 580 in my Mac's eGPU and test Windows 11 in the latter system.

The last system I will upgrade will undoubtedly be my main gaming build maybe just before Microsoft releases their first major update to Windows 11.

No way am I going to poison my primary gaming computer with Redmond dogchow.

I have a cheap wimpy Windows mini-PC. Even if it is eligible to be upgraded to Windows 11, I might keep that box on Windows 10 anyhow.
 
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Go on, please tell me some more how Linux relevance is zero.

98 percent+ of humans don't know/care/wanttoknow/avoid/hate
butt-ugly Linux.

One freeware beats another freeware in the freeplace where freeware is tossed like cotton candy in a hurricane, yet Linux is dead last with adopters, then => Linux is the problem.
Freeware customers are always right.
 
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There should be an option in the Poll for, I'm happy with Windows 10.
 
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Hi,
Probably as exciting as going to see a proctologist
 
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Purchased my HP Pro x2 612 G2 tablet computer in March of 2019. They're saying it's not new enough for Windows 11? So...no, not looking forward to it at all. From what I've seen in the release videos. Not really impressed at all. Think it's a joke...at best.

My desktop pc primarily uses Ubuntu, but I'm switching to Debian as time allows.

Best,

LC
 
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I work for a company that serves thousands of gigantic companies, that pay us in millions of dollars a month. Our entire infrastructure runs on Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, SUSE Enterprise, we have data centers all over the world with over 100K server racks and counting. I know it sounds like bragging, but even Amazon, Google and EA are among our clients. That's right, your Google searches might go through our data centers, your online gaming session goes through our data centers if you play EA games in US, Asia and Europe, we're expanding in other places as well. Our entire portfolio of corporate products are Linux exclusive, you can't run them on Windows even if you wanted to because in the money making space Windows relevance = 0. Ever tried running Terraform on Windows, or Docker products or running anything remotely professional in the server space? Oh, that's right. Your perception of computing ends with the desktop space, so I'll tell you what Windows is good at still. Playing video games for people too scared to install Steam on Linux. And that's it. All of our developers use Linux flavors of their choosing, Manjaro, Arch, Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu, etc. All of our QAs are using it, our DevOps are all on Linux, and I swear I saw business side moving to Linux as well during the meetings. I forgot, we're adding Alpine Linux support for our Europe customers because telecoms demand it. Go on, please tell me some more how Linux relevance is zero.
Obviously you know what you are talking about, so I think you waste time when you debate against those who don't.
 
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I was planning to upgrade but my PC doesn't meet the minimum requirement so I'm staying with Windows 10 until the end of support then switching to Linux

there should have been an option in the voting "windows 11 is forcing me to switch to linux" also you might enjoy my thread here lol:

just a linux thread

Purchased my HP Pro x2 612 G2 tablet computer in March of 2019. They're saying it's not new enough for Windows 11? So...no, not looking forward to it at all. From what I've seen in the release videos. Not really impressed at all. Think it's a joke...at best.

My desktop pc primarily uses Ubuntu, but I'm switching to Debian as time allows.

Best,

LC

I think it's rather funny M$ is copying Mac for aesthetics...
 
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I'm excited for potential improvements to the OS and UI.

I'm sad that Microsoft are doubling down on their efforts to force users into Microsoft services, products, and datamining agreements that nobody wants and nobody asked for.

It'll never happen but I yearn for the days when Windows was primarily an OS instead of a datamining, advertising, and sales platform disguised as an OS.
 
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I have already installed windows 11. But sure enough I wont feel that direct storage yet and thats why I will see how it goes in next few months

Although my Main OS is now Linux :)
 
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If they gonna keep all of those stupid restrictions, I'm not downgrading for sure. TPM and other HW requirements are fine, I'm talking about Windows 11 itself.
 
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for laptop i may move to win 11 but at this time i prefer not since even they said it's safe enough i'm not too sure although it's promising
for my desktop, still 7
 
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