Windows 8 Fact or Fiction ?

  sharpamat 08:44 05 Sep 2012
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If the latest news over Win 8 proves correct it seems to indicate to me that even Microsoft has doubts over their new operating system, as some posters are now asking in the forums

It does confirm my decision not to pay for Win 8 but stick to 7

http://www.windows8update.com/2012/09/04/microsoft-will-allow-windows-8-users-to-downgrade/?awtl=HaGAo&awtm=3c7NN9yu8_5gY18

Paying for first an upgrade, then a downgrade ( no doubt at a price ) Is a waste of time. As is buying a new system with Win 8 preinstalled, only then to downgrade to either 7 or even Vista is not to me a way foward but a way back.

I also wonder what system makers responce will be to this?

  woody 10:35 05 Sep 2012

As they can not stop us removing win8 and installing any OS we like on our own PC - are they saying - buy win8 and if you do not like it you can have win7 free?

  Zeppelyn 12:32 05 Sep 2012

I have no intention of moving to Win 8 and have 2 copies of Win 7 Pro tucked away should I buy new in the next year or so.

 

  G-telware 08:00 10 Sep 2012

You are right but Windows 7 is better than windows 8, could you elaborate me about the Window 8 ?

  ciscodisco 17:20 11 Sep 2012

Hello, I don’t see what’s different? They allowed users on Windows 7 the option to downgrade and there doing the same now. Like any new OS it’s a major leap for businesses and will introduce technical and management issues.

I believe it was free for Windows 7 to downgrade to XP and will probably be the same.

  G-telware 07:36 13 Sep 2012

Yes you are right thats what I am saying, Windows 7 is better option for users.

  nihao15 11:03 13 Sep 2012

Windows 7 is better option for users.

  rdave13 01:15 15 Sep 2012

I don't under stand this 'Windows 7 is better option for users' malarkey. I've not run Win 8 in any form so read other's thoughts and read of other's experience of actually running 8.

nihao15 and G-telware , have either of you actually run Win 8 on your PCs?

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