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A deeper dive into Windows 8: can Microsoft's big bet pay off?

  1. #11

    Aye, it will be interesting to see the outcome of this OS, but I really hope x86-64 stays around. I'm keeping my older devices as long as I can.

    I'm just not ready to trust the tablet market yet.

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  2. #12

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    Windows 7 x64

    This could be the bigest change since Windows 95.
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  3. #13

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    Quote Originally Posted by adntech View Post

    And when did aem lose his bet?
    MS isn't going to ditch Metro for non-tablets, they're just tweaking it. If they wanted to scrap Metro they would have done so long before the DP. The whole point of 8 is integration. You can't tell everyone now - ah, forget it. We're talking about the most significant OS change in years from the biggest OS producer on the planet. The point of no return passed long ago.
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    Windows 7 x64

    It's reminds me when the "Dock" came out for Mac. No one liked it and not no one can live without it. All it takes is a little time.
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  5. #15

    I'm just saying when you click on the Start button you will not get to what you see currently.
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