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Windows 8 is nearing release. Who is excited for it? Will you get it?

http://windows.micro...release-preview

I'm going to get it when I get a new laptop. There is a deal where it is $14.99 if you buy a new computer with Windows 7 in the USA.

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Any estimates when? I'm looking forwards to it.
It seems like a median, I bet Windows 9 will get rid of the desktop and stuff and only keep the metro stuff.

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The Windows 8 release date has been confirmed as October 26th - http://www.t3.com/ne...med-for-october

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Cool, didn't know they set a date.
I was expecting them to release it before the school year started to catch on to more sales and revenue...

And I think it's silly of them to offer the "Buy a Windows 7 PC now and upgrade to Windows 8 for only $15" promotion...

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I use windows 7 and i am happy with it, so won't change to w 8 anytime soon.
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I use windows 7 and i am happy with it, so won't change to w 8 anytime soon.


Same. Might get it later on though, or when I buy a new PC.

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I think it's great on tablets, but as for PC's, I doubt I'll ever upgrade. I think it looks horrible, and I don't like the changes, such as getting rid of the Start Menu. I do like the support for different chips now, though! :D

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I think it's great on tablets, but as for PC's, I doubt I'll ever upgrade. I think it looks horrible, and I don't like the changes, such as getting rid of the Start Menu. I do like the support for different chips now, though! :D


Really? I think it looks great and has more functionality. I like the way the "Start" screen replaces the menu, it's more interactive and informative.
And the desktop is still there so you can still install Windows 7 based programs.




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