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Windows 7: worth buying window 7?

10 Oct 2009   #1
Khanster786

vista
 
 
worth buying window 7?

Right now i am running vista on my computer but I have been wondering if it is even worth buying windows 7? Should i upgrade to 7 or just wait for now till they have worked some of the bugs out of it? I would like some opinions thanks


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10 Oct 2009   #2
krs7272

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Simple answer YES.
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10 Oct 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Really simple answer absolutely dont wait.
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10 Oct 2009   #4
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think it really depends. I really am happy with Windows 7 and I just built a machine in July and Windows 7 64-bit is exactly what I planned to put on it.

My wife has an HP laptop with Vista Home Premium 32-bit on it, and it's running perfectly fine. No problems, good performance and we have the super easy system restore utility from HP to snap back in the event that a major problem comes up. I simply see no reason to spend any money to move this from Vista to 7 on this machine. Therefore, this one is staying as Vista.
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10 Oct 2009   #5
njnitehawk

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

no doubt get 7 you will be amazed
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10 Oct 2009   #6
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

But the real question is if a $119 retail upgrade or $199 retail full install going to impress him enough to justify the cost? That's my issue. I absolutely love Windows 7 and will run it without question on my new build that needed an OS....but I cannot justify $119 to move my wife's laptop to Windows 7...it just wouldn't be worth the $119.
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10 Oct 2009   #7
stew2

 

If you are happy with Vista, you should stay with Vista unless you can get windows 7 professional or ultimate for under £30.

If you are going to have to pay more than that, then dont bother.
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10 Oct 2009   #8
WindowsInformer

Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Simple, YES.

Why? Just look at the windows website, and you'll immedietly see why.
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10 Oct 2009   #9
Khanster786

vista
 
 

well seeing how as I am a current college student with a email I believe I can get it for 30 bucks just the basic version. Windows 7 US Online Store - Student Registration
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10 Oct 2009   #10
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well, it's hard to argue that it isn't worth $30. I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $30. Worst case scenario, you try it, don't like it..you can resell it and get at least your $30 back.
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