WML Cloud Writes - The final build of Windows 8 is finally available for download.
Download your copy of Vista now :)
Nice try at trolling... Vista w/SP2 = Windows 7, so it's actually a good OS. Windows 8 is an expanded version of 7 with a new start screen.
keep telling your self that.
Don't need to keep stating a fact. Ignorance is bliss.
Ill come back here in a years time, just to laugh at how well windows 8 is doing :)
sarcasm meter is off the charts! .. I agree.
Dont worry, theres ppl still out there who still use the 3 wheeled car and say its the best. Who are the 4 wheel car owners to argue.
Lemme guess, another Mac head who hasn't even tried Windows 7...
Windows 98 - Win Windows Me - Fail Windows XP - Win Vista - Fail Windows 7 - Win Windows 8 - Fail
I wouldn't call Win 98 "win", although it was a big step forward from Win 95 (big fail) Win XP was imho the first decent version.
It's a known fact that the previous windows version before the good windows versions are terrible and will fail...win98 was great but win95 sucked, winxp was great but winme sucked, win7 was great but vista sucked, so basically win8 will suck but microsoft will soon release win9 which probably would be great too!
Can't wait for windows 9
Screw that... Windows 11 bitches. I saw VR stills and holograms of it - juuuuust you wait.
Giving this a try just to have some spare oses lying around.
Windows 8 gets performance and searching right. Nothing else.
windows 8 is not compatible with anything.... it wasn't compatible with my core i3 laptop's wireless driver WTF? it told me to uninstall it because it wasn't compatible with windows 8, so i did. started the installation and it failed... this never happened to me with any other windows OS not even vista....
No...just no. Typical Microsoft fashion = one step forward, two steps backwards.
I'll hold off till Windows 9.
Windows 8 is just getting in on the tablet craze and trying to make everyone convert.
Indeed W8 was built for tablets first and computers second. This will hurt MS with this release in the long run its like a console game ported to pc not the other way around people hate it and its never done well.
Windows 8 is about as useful as a condom with a hole in it.
I'm only going to get it for my tablet PC. That seems to be the main selling point of Windows 8.
Not even worth the bandwidth.
At first I hated Windows 8, but after a while it sort of grows on you. It's simple after you learn it a little bit, not to mention very fast. Most users will love it, but once you start trying to really dig in and mess with stuff, things get hard to get to. That's my only pet peeve here. Overall, it really is pretty slick, if a little forced. Still, I think I'd prefer to have my same ol Windows 7 interface with some tweaks.
I feel the same way. After having used it for a while, I don't think I can go back to windows 7. I love the performance upgrades and the start screen is actually very useful when I'm on the road and don't want to open the browser and look up stuff on there. The live tiles really do help. Personally, I love it.
Indeed. There are certainly some high points to it. Seeing live updates on your desktop for things like mail and facebook are nice. I hope that they continue to work on the interface through future Windows Updates however. A few small tweaks to allow for better productivity would be welcomed.
You do not have to use the metro UI
I sincerely hope that they remove the infantile UI from Windows 9.
I don't understand all the hate Windows Vista is getting? Why? I'm a simple graphic designer who uses photoshop, illustrator, indesign and flash and I've never really ran into any problems with my vista. Oddly enough, four years ago, Norton Anti Virus expired and i haven't had any antivirus programs on my pc since. I know I'm taking a huge risk but, quite frankly, I did the same thing with my old windows XP and that sucker just crapped out from all the viruses it got because i didn't bother getting an anti virus program in a month. But my Windows Vista hasn't given me any problems, it runs smooth, no slow downs, nothing weird going on. Now that I see windows 8, I really don't see what the big deal about it is.
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