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  1. #1601


    India
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint 14


    Welcome DMGrier

    Honestly speaking, I dual boot 7 & 8. Windows 7's boot time is WAY too slow even with decent hardware. Love W8

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  2. #1602


    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,385
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64


    Welcome to Eight Forums DMGrier. A Guy
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  3. #1603


    Hello everyone Nice to see some familiar names and some new ones too. Took the plunge and installed Windows 8 out of sheer boredom... and now I'm here. Wasn't expecting so much hate over here!
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  4. #1604


    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,385
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64


    Welcome to Eight Forums electrotune1200. Not so much hate as disappointment

    A Guy
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  5. #1605


    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 652
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Welcome to all the new members that have joined. OK I've been a member here for ages but haven't been here that much but that's about to change, should have my new laptop at the end of the week complete with Windows 8, I believe it's the Home Version but not sure what bit version it is, it's an Asus.

    See you all a bit more when it's here and I'm trying to sort out what to do, I never bothered with the beta.
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  6. #1606


    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Welcome to Eight Forums electrotune1200, it's alright, most of them are coming around
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  7. #1607


    Welcome electrotune 1200. Good to have you!

    I wasn't a member at 7F. Perhaps a little more "heated" discussions here?
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  8. #1608


    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,385
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64


    Good to see you Joan

    A Guy
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  9. #1609


    Hi there! Got myself a (legal, really!) copy of Windows 8 now it's dirt cheap.
    Quick and stable so far. Not disappointed. Tried some beta's and I figured they weren't all that brilliant.
    Took some more time to get used to Windows 8 now I actually paid for it and it seems Windows has broken it's awful tradition of good windows/bad windows (ME: Bad, XP: goood, Vista: Baaaad, 7: Gooood, 8....).

    Still there's a lot that doesn't seem to work quite right, especially when it comes to the apps.
    I can't, for instance, get my pop e-mail to work (it does work on Outlook.com) and I have some difficulties with several parts of the GUI that I reckon can be adjusted to my liking, but I can't seem to find out how.

    Anhow, in my daily life I run a dutch forum about vintage analog audio (tapdecks, vinyl etc.), I've got a cat and a beautiful girlfriend. So all is well .

    When it comes to computer knowledge I reckon I'm 'above average'. I help people out regularly with their computers, I don't mind building one and installing an OS with proper drivers isn't a problem either. I'm now working on a little project where I try to turn an apple eMac into a desktop PC. Before anyone gets me wrong; I want a Mac so I can help out other Mac users. I'm really very much a Windows person myself. Macs make me agressive in pretty much every way.

    I hope you're willing to help me out and I sure hope I can help you guys out when I get to know the OS myself.

    Thanks in advance!

    Stijn.
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  10. #1610


    Welcome to EightForums, stijnkraft. It's good to have you!

    So far as I know, pop accounts don't work in 8. I believe the option comes up, but it's really not an option. I don't understand why in the world they did it that way.
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