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Windows 7: Windows 8 in 2012?

24 May 2011   #1
Nemix

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Windows 8 in 2012?

DailyTech - Ballmer: Windows 8 Will Land in 2012, Pop up in Tablets

So apparently Windows 8 will be released sometime in 2012, I'm not too crazy about the release looks more like a SP of Windows 7 then a full blown change plus W7 was just released for a couple years and it's running very stable on my machine. Only if the price is right, I mean a lot cheaper than Windows 7 like by 50% or more then I may look into upgrading providing that 6GB ram on Windows 8 runs like 4GB ram on Windows 7 or better and Windows 8 performance is better than Windows 7 overall (games included).

Crazy Microsoft this is either going to be fail or major fail IMO.

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24 May 2011   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Usually covered at eightforums.com.
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24 May 2011   #3
Nemix

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Oh, LOL...they have one already?
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24 May 2011   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

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Yes there is, c'mon over and join the wait for Eight.


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24 May 2011   #5
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

They are going to have to do something pretty impressive to get my upgrade. I went from XP to 7...and only dealt with Vista on work machines and my wife's laptop. I've been very happy and satisfied with 7. Don't have any urgency to get to anything else.
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24 May 2011   #6
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nemix77 View Post
Oh, LOL...they have one already?
We've had the EF site up for almost 2 years already.
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25 May 2011   #7
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nemix77 View Post
Oh, LOL...they have one already?
We've had the EF site up for almost 2 years already.
Only two more to go!
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25 May 2011   #8
Athene

 

I wonder what Windows will be like in 2020?...
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25 May 2011   #9
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nemix77 View Post
Oh, LOL...they have one already?
We've had the EF site up for almost 2 years already.
Only two more to go!

Two? Try one.
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25 May 2011   #10
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PallasAthene View Post
I wonder what Windows will be like in 2020?...
Not sure, but MS will probably still be trying to kill off XP.
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