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Windows 7: How many people on these forums have tried W8 !!! (I love W7 too)

09 Oct 2011   #11
Spice

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Metro UI is not that good, especially when you don't have a touch screen. Like essenbe said, it runs very smooth and is very stable for a beta release. One thing to note, Ribbon UI has made its way to everything including windows explorer. That said, I think they will lose a significant chunk of the business market because of the UI changes.


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10 Oct 2011   #12
Sprockett

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I installed it on an extra machine I use as a test bed so I haven't used it for any real work, just for playing around. I have to agree with the other posts here; the ribbon seems like a step backwards and I can't see how it would ever make things more efficient. The start interface could be a step in the right direction for a mobile device, but it's just eye candy that seems to get in the way on a non-touchscreen desktop.

I make a living creating audio media on my machines, and the thought of doing real work in the environment I have seen so far makes me sick to my stomach. I've decided to stop thinking about it. Put me down as another user sticking with 7 for a while longer.
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10 Oct 2011   #13
davehc
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

Installed but soon removed the Metro interface. I use the standard desktop, with the standard (Windows 7), menu. It is identical to Windows 7 in all functions. Why bother? Well, there is a slightly improved performance issue all round, which is worth experimenting with. I use the OS a good deal, and have installed a lot of my software without problems. I will probably keep it running until, at least, the Beta pops up, as a dual boot..
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10 Oct 2011   #14
Jerryw

Win 7 Ultimate sp-1 64 Bit+Vista Ultimate sp-2 64 Bit
 
 

Windows 8 just wate untill the RTM comes out it will = Windows ME
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10 Oct 2011   #15
unifex

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

I have not installed the preview myself for Windows 7 does everything I want it to do. However, there are a couple of issues with Windows 7 that the next system can improve. Mostly that's the file transfer speeds and the annoying "discovering items" situation. The folks at the Windows 8 Forums (well, same people as here, basically ), tell me that it's a bit faster. I think I will give the beta a try. However, if it does not perform faster than Windows 7 does, I will not be upgrading. The UI is not the point of the OS, imho. The performance is.
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10 Oct 2011   #16
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Clearly it's early, but it just seems like Microsoft took the regular desktop...then took a touch centric UI design (Metro) and just forced them together. In it's present incarnation, it just doesn't feel integrated, but rather clunky and awkward. The fact that I cannot seem to find any way to actually shut down a running application that I launched from the Metro GUI is just frustrating. For example, everytime I hit "Ink Pad", it just brings up what it suspended from before. I DO NOT NEED all running apps suspended until next use. I want to close them, stop them, put them away, not let them consume any type of resources...albeit very small amounts. And the fact that I cannot actually get multiple applications running on the same desktop and sized "the way I want", not however metro feels it should be done is just aggravating.

If Windows 8 looks anything like it does today at release, I won't feel any reason whatsoever to move to it. And I haven't taken the time to open an 8 forums account either because I have next to no interest to even talk about this new OS. A thread like this, here or there, is really all I can take.
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