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U.S. consumers hesitant to make switch to Windows 8

  1. #11


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    I don't know what planet you are from.

    Your friends and relatives seem to be completely different from everyone else's.


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    ...hesitant because I don't know if I'll be able to meet the demands of friends, friends of friends and relatives for Windows 8!!


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  2. #12


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    his friend are the ones who pass their week-end at BB with him
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  3. #13


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    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    ...hesitant because I don't know if I'll be able to meet the demands of friends, friends of friends and relatives for Windows 8!!

    What are you trying to say with this post?. I'm not following you at all.
    No, I'm just screwing around just because. I didn't actually think anyone would REALLY think, someone like me, would be hesitant to upgrade to Windows 8. Please, I upgraded to Windows 8 as my main OS with the Developer Preview! POSH!
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  4. #14


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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    I don't know what planet you are from.

    Your friends and relatives seem to be completely different from everyone else's.


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    ...hesitant because I don't know if I'll be able to meet the demands of friends, friends of friends and relatives for Windows 8!!

    I'm guessing we must have some good water here or I might be doing something wrong if I like Windows 8, along with the others that I know that do...

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  5. #15


    Of course consumers would be hesitant windows 8 offers mostly a touch based improvement. I don't feel there are any remarkable differences on the desktop. Visually there is too much clashing within the desktop and between metro and desktop environments. The only possible good changes is adding the ribbon(and this is only for people that liked ribbon to begin with) there are a few things I would have liked for them to improve on for ease of access and probably other things that would have benefited the user. Most people don't purchase the actual windows upgrade anyway. They buy the computer that already has it installed. With the price that the "best" version of windows go for you might as well buy a computer with it already installed. The only real good reason this time around is that it's discounted if only it wasn't limited and possibly a bit lower.
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  6. #16


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    LOL. Maybe it is something in the water.


    You are not doing anything wrong - you are entitled to love win8.

    The odd bit is all you friends and relatives seem gung ho about it too.

    That is different from my experience - and of most others as far as I can gather.


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    I don't know what planet you are from.

    Your friends and relatives seem to be completely different from everyone else's.


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    ...hesitant because I don't know if I'll be able to meet the demands of friends, friends of friends and relatives for Windows 8!!

    I'm guessing we must have some good water here or I might be doing something wrong if I like Windows 8, along with the others that I know that do...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    LOL. Maybe it is something in the water.


    You are not doing anything wrong - you are entitled to love win8.

    The odd bit is all you friends and relatives seem gung ho about it too.

    That is different from my experience - and of most others as far as I can gather.


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    I don't know what planet you are from.

    Your friends and relatives seem to be completely different from everyone else's.

    I'm guessing we must have some good water here or I might be doing something wrong if I like Windows 8, along with the others that I know that do...

    You're telling me. I was expecting more iffy and restiveness and hesitation based off the feelings and notions of some here on this forum, but it I've yet to come across it in real life. My experience with showing people Windows 8 and having them use it has been real interesting. Most of the times people are more oogling at it, other times time people find it to be "cool" and a few times it completely has blown minds away.
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    My experience with showing people Windows 8
    That's why.

    Your unbounded enthusiasm and total lack of objectivity is infecting them. Love is blind.

    You could sell snow to the eskimo.
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  9. #19


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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    My experience with showing people Windows 8
    That's why.

    Your unbounded enthusiasm and total lack of objectivity is infecting them. Love is blind.

    You could sell snow to the eskimo.
    I really don't make a presentation of it, I just go through the basics how I would normally show people how to do anything. I'm not freaking out saying that they HAVE to have it as this is the future and is going to blow your mind everyday and you'll love it even more and more. I just show the Charms, app navigation, apps, tiles, colors, and the Desktop. Just those mundane things. Maybe THEY just get enthused from seeing it?

    And if I could sell snow to eskimos, I REALLY should pursue a career of salesmanship.
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  10. #20


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    We should all send an email to Microsoft to name COKE Microsoft Ambassador and MS should give him a Surface-Pro and a Phone

    I rise my hat COKE, you never drop it, I enjoy every one of your posts, even if I don't think the same
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