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Old 01-26-2013, 07:28 PM   #21 (permalink)
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We bought a PC with Windows 8, about three months ago, it was released in October 2012.

So far... I have nothing but good things to say about Windows 8. It has a store app on the main screen... where you can download a lot of free aps, ranging from news, entertainment, etc. You can easily move the newly installed apps around on the main screen.

Also, there's a desktop app to click on, which takes you to your icons and wallpaper, just like Windows 7 and XP that you're already used to.

All in all, Windows 8 is great. I wouldn't want to go back to XP or Windows 7.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:32 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I prefer personally windows 8.
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I didn't care for Windows 8 when I trialed it, but when it went on sale so cheap I decided to download a copy for keeps. I've been using it ever since on my laptop and can say I wouldn't want to switch back to 7. I'm really, really liking the security features, faster performance, stronger multiple monitor support, the less fussy styling outside of the start screen and even the much-maligned start screen itself. I've been won over. I even prefer it to OS X now (which runs on my desktop). The only drawback I've encountered has been getting to easily distracted by all the integrated social features and other time wasters.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:06 AM   #24 (permalink)
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A general rule of thumb I like to follow is wait a few years. The latest and "greatest" aint always so great. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, new to Win 8) which replaces BIOS seems like more trouble than it's worth, due in part because of its reliance on certificate authorities (It also breaks dual boots, unless you have a workaround). Apparently MS hasn't learned that CA's are not all that secure. Also, UEFI is bloated as fuck as it offers a shit ton of functionality, which could just lead to even more vulnerabilities. It just seems like another way to get the world singing MS's song. You can disable it, but still..
Other than that, I don't really have an opinion. Some friends say performance differences can't really be felt but it does appear to handle memory more efficiently.
But I say if it aint broke, don't fix it. You can always upgrade later on. And chances are, time will allow some of the glaring bugs to be ironed out, fixes to surface, etc.
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:35 PM   #25 (permalink)
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A general rule of thumb I like to follow is wait a few years. The latest and "greatest" aint always so great. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, new to Win 8) which replaces BIOS seems like more trouble than it's worth, due in part because of its reliance on certificate authorities (It also breaks dual boots, unless you have a workaround). Apparently MS hasn't learned that CA's are not all that secure. Also, UEFI is bloated as fuck as it offers a shit ton of functionality, which could just lead to even more vulnerabilities. It just seems like another way to get the world singing MS's song. You can disable it, but still..
Other than that, I don't really have an opinion. Some friends say performance differences can't really be felt but it does appear to handle memory more efficiently.
But I say if it aint broke, don't fix it. You can always upgrade later on. And chances are, time will allow some of the glaring bugs to be ironed out, fixes to surface, etc.
I haven't experienced any bugs and it already runs a whole lot smoother in it's early stages than Vista did.
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I prefer personally windows 7.
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I haven't experienced any bugs and it already runs a whole lot smoother in it's early stages than Vista did.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygree...rity-measures/

There are also reports of UEFI bricking certain Samsung machines that attempt dual booting.
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygree...rity-measures/

There are also reports of UEFI bricking certain Samsung machines that attempt dual booting.
sounds like that's a samsung problem...and hackers getting through windows security measures is an accomplishment that's news-worthy these days? It's kind of assumed that no mater how new the OS, windows' shit will be exploited in a matter of weeks/months.
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Windows 8 fucking sucks. I'm sticking with 7
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sounds like that's a samsung problem...and hackers getting through windows security measures is an accomplishment that's news-worthy these days? It's kind of assumed that no mater how new the OS, windows' shit will be exploited in a matter of weeks/months.
MS getting pwned isn't surprising in itself. How fast these (seemingly) useful features were compromised is. We also don't know how deep the hole goes.

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