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    Default Windows 9

    maybe its time for a new section to cover windows 9

    after reading all the internets best whispers and leaks it seems most agree on a sept 2014
    release for the preview version and prices vary from free to $20 if you have windows 8.

    also I have read some things users want to see in windows 9, what would you like to see
    appear in the new windows, apart from a start bar that is.

    also it seems it will install diff on a tablet than it will on a desktop, that's good imho as
    losing metro for a start bar on an 8 inch tablet would be a big disaster.

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    WTF so soon ? Really
    I suppose they want to quickly cover up the Windows 8 failure, personally have no problem with it but the masses clearly do

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    If it's anything like 8 then they can ram it.

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    Quote Originally Posted by 4me2 View Post
    If it's anything like 8 then they can ram it.
    Not a fan then - am pretty happy with Windows 8.1


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    Default Re: Windows 9

    Quote Originally Posted by 4me2 View Post
    If it's anything like 8 then they can ram it.
    In Win 8, Actually most things are more efficient than on 7 .
    its the GUI that we all hate .

    From xp to vista to 7 the GUI remained virtually unchanged .
    but vista was crap because of the indexing system made it run like mud

    win8 is faster than 7 on the same hardware
    The GUI in 8 ain't such a sore head to new users , ie anyone that's not been on windows from win95 .

    The 9 upgrade from 8.1 will be part of the blu project so I would imagine it won't be full price to upgrade .

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    The cynic in me suspects this will be their way of actually getting people onto Windows 8/9.

    At the moment everyone I know prefers 7 and I haven't met a single person face to face who prefers (or even happily tolerates) 8. However once 7 has been superceeded twice, apps will start coming out that don't work on 7. When that starts happening people will be forced to move over.

    In the past I used to always look forward to new versions of Windows and run them as beta's as soon as available. After they just tried to turn my computer into a smart phone, I can't even be arsed reading about Win 9 and I doubt I will see it until someone buys a Win9 machine, breaks it, then brings it to me.

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    Don't get me wrong guys I hate it with a passion .
    but iv seen kids/noobs that can navigate it without thinking .
    and you can skin 8 to be like win7 without tiled front end if you want
    x64 win8 is faster than win7 x64 , by a shitty mile ...

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    Default Re: Windows 9

    yeah scrap that title,

    they are calling it windows 10.

    go figure.
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    Default Re: Windows 9

    For a user it may be better but as a tech it is much much worse. Getting to safe mode is a bitch if you can't boot to the OS, making the advanced boot menu so hard to access was a stupid move. But if they stay true to leapfrogging form this will be a decent OS, will run in a VM to test out.


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    Default Re: Windows 9

    Quote Originally Posted by wakadoo View Post
    yeah scrap that title,

    they are calling it windows 10.

    go figure.
    Microsoft can't even count to 10.
    Since when was Windows 8.1, Windows 9. F'Idiots!


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    Default Re: Windows 9

    Quote Originally Posted by DejaVu View Post
    Microsoft can't even count to 10.
    Since when was Windows 8.1, Windows 9. F'Idiots!
    Well obviously 8+1 =9.
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