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Do you like the Windows 8 Release Preview?

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  • Yes

    41 42.71%
  • No

    34 35.42%
  • Somewhat

    21 21.88%
  1. #11


    I love it!

    Using the classic desktop gives me a little more speed than Windows 7, and the Metro has a lot more interesting aps that I have installed.

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  2. #12


    Manchester CT
    Posts : 693
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit GA


    RP has the same "snappiness" feel of the DP. The CP felt sluggish and I thought it was a big step bass akwards. I am very relieved to find that Win8 got its mojo back!
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  3. #13


    Posts : 142
    Windows 8 Enterprise 64-bit (7 Ult, Vista & XP in V-Box)


    I have a lousy 8GB/month cap, and I don't like Win 8 enough to blow another
    fortnight's-worth of bandwidth on it.
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  4. #14


    Sofia
    Posts : 135
    XP, Win7, Win8_Eval


    During installation on an Acer laptop all devices were recognized.
    Release Preview seems faster and smoother.
    M$ could implement the start menu in Windows 8 so users would have a choice to use Metro or Desktop style interaction.

    Overall I think there is an improvement and M$ has still several month until final release.
    When I get used to Metro maybe I would like it.
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  5. #15


    Posts : 272
    windows 7


    Got to be honest I like it a lot more now...only used the CP for a week and then deleted it, can see myself using the RP more
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  6. #16


    England
    Posts : 44
    Windows 8 release preview


    At first its a bit confusing but once you get the hang of using it, it is great. Some of the new features I love like the changes made to the task manager and that you change startup programs using that, and the way you can choose the picture for the log in screen. Others are not as good such as if you want to add a program to the start up folder you have to navigate into the app data folder and find it from there and it gets confusing on where to find it.
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  7. #17


    Perth West Australia
    Posts : 128
    1st PC: Win7 Ultimate 64bit Retail. 2nd PC: Vista Ulimtate 32bit OEM


    Wouldn't waste my time and money.
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  8. #18


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    I'm running it as a dual boot with 7. I don't hate it per say, but I'm not feeling any love for it either. It's not intuitive, and this seemingly random switching back and forth between Metro and the desktop is wearing thin. If Metro would just go away on a non touch device I might buy into it. The way it is now I don't see ever ponying up any cash to upgrade from Windows 7.
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  9. #19


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8 RP x64


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I'm running it as a dual boot with 7. I don't hate it per say, but I'm not feeling any love for it either. It's not intuitive, and this seemingly random switching back and forth between Metro and the desktop is wearing thin. If Metro would just go away on a non touch device I might buy into it. The way it is now I don't see ever ponying up any cash to upgrade from Windows 7.
    Who is switching back and forth from Metro and Desktop? The only time I see Metro is after boot/restart.
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  10. #20


    When they shift the 0x0000005D idiocy then I'll probably like it - but at present it's minus two sales....
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