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Will you jump to get Windows 7

Will you jump to get Windows 7 when it comes out?

  • Yes

    Votes: 54 56.8%
  • No

    Votes: 20 21.1%
  • Maybe

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#1
Having tried out the Windows 7 beta, are you gonna jump to get it when it come out?

EDIT: To clarify, I'm talking about the retail/OEM version when it's released, not any beta copies.
 

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#3
Yes,
 

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#4
I might do. I've not been able to burn a successful copy yet to try it out as my burner keeps creating coasters. :banghead:

I'm gonna troubleshoot it soon and get this fixed.
 
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I'm fairly optimistic about it, but I will probably wait 6+ months after release to get it. One thing I was happy with about it was that when I installed it on an old HP P4 1.3ghz 512mb RAM it did not run so bad, I think if I tried to install Vista on that computer it would be unusable.
 
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Yes, me like very much:)
 
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#8
I already moved all my rigs to the beta so yea :)
 
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#9
i killed off vista on my system 3 days ago windows 7 all the way, i would use windows 7 with bugs than use that shity os called vista, and ill buy it for sure when its out
 
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#10
Sounds promising already ,considering its a beta as well its even more impressive!!

Im far to lazy to bother DL a beta and sorting out a key etc ,so ill w8 and see how it goes with other ppl before i try it.
 
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#11
As soon as I get it done downloading I will use it.
 

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#12
i am on it right now
 

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#13
When retail hits the shelves, I don't think I'll be as hesitant as I was with Vista...though on launch day I was excited for Vista and then it was a long, hard battle to SP1 and then me switching to x64 where it seems Vista really shined for me. But 7 Beta 1 seems to be doing soooo well I am hoping they release it in a couple of months dammit! We're used to patches! Make the Gadgets show with UAC off, a couple of other fit n' finish/polishes of other little things and making Punkbuster support 7 and I'd be ready to buy it right now!

:toast:
 
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When retail hits the shelves, I don't think I'll be as hesitant as I was with Vista...though on launch day I was excited for Vista and then it was a long, hard battle to SP1 and then me switching to x64 where it seems Vista really shined for me. But 7 Beta 1 seems to be doing soooo well I am hoping they release it in a couple of months dammit! We're used to patches! Make the Gadgets show with UAC off, a couple of other fit n' finish/polishes of other little things and making Punkbuster support 7 and I'd be ready to buy it right now!

:toast:
i wondered why my gadgets wouldnt work :laugh:
 
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I've been happy with the other builds so hell yeah!
 
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Installin' it on my desktop tomorow.
 
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Yes!!!! I want the full retail now! :D
Am typing on it as I speak, loving it!
 
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#18
What major improvements are there. My friend just says "it looks just like Vista". I just tell him he is wrong lol.
 
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So is windows 7 supposed to be an updated vista? Or what? I have not heard much about it
 
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As long as they keep it the way they say they are going to, then probably.
 

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#21
So is windows 7 supposed to be an updated vista? Or what? I have not heard much about it
Damn, hard to miss news about this os, do some searching in google for sure man! Yes it's based on Vista, but feels very "tuned". It operates very smooth and fast, crisp, easy to work with and get around, but it uses the Vista Glass, icons, etc. The most major change aside from performance seems to be the new Taskbar which is very nice to use, and worth price of admission.

Here's a link with a little info to getcha started: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7

:toast:
 
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#22
I'm fairly optimistic about it, but I will probably wait 6+ months after release to get it. One thing I was happy with about it was that when I installed it on an old HP P4 1.3ghz 512mb RAM it did not run so bad, I think if I tried to install Vista on that computer it would be unusable.
if it ran good for u on that, it should run good on my p4 3ghz laptop
 
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#23
Damn, hard to miss news about this os, do some searching in google for sure man! Yes it's based on Vista, but feels very "tuned". It operates very smooth and fast, crisp, easy to work with and get around, but it uses the Vista Glass, icons, etc. The most major change aside from performance seems to be the new Taskbar which is very nice to use, and worth price of admission.

Here's a link with a little info to getcha started: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7 cool thanks
 

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#24
i gotta say i still really dont like Vista and dont run it on any of my 3 PCs or laptop. But this new Windows 7 im impressed with so far. It makes the whole concept of having to install drivers mute which is great. Id be willing to give Microsoft some of my money for this new OS when it comes out. It just seems to run so much faster than XP or Vista.

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#25
Drivers concept?

i gotta say i still really dont like Vista and dont run it on any of my 3 PCs or laptop. But this new Windows 7 im impressed with so far. It makes the whole concept of having to install drivers mute which is great. Id be willing to give Microsoft some of my money for this new OS when it comes out. It just seems to run so much faster than XP or Vista.

Core 2 E8400, 4 GB Corsair DHX DDR2-8500, Evga 680i, BFG 8800 GTS 512mb
I've just installed 64-bit 7 and I'm posting this while using it. I have to admit that the initial impression is instantly favourable and it certainly does feel very snappy. I like the new Aero features, especially.

I don't understand what you mean about the drivers concept being mute, though. I'm currently running with my 8800 GTX and while it recognized it ok, it didn't change screen mode properly - my CRT display went fuzzy in the same way an LCD monitor does when run below its native resolution. It was sharp before changing resolution. The only way I could get rid of this problem was to install the latest nvidia driver. It hasn't recognized my Creative X-Fi card either. I'll have to install the driver for that, too.