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December 28, 2012, 01:29 PM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: GTA, Ontario
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I was talking to the guys in the local computer shops the week before Christmas. In the last couple of months they have Win7 10:1 over Win 8 for either custom builds or as separate buys. Microsoft may feel the final vote at the bottom line - which is really about the only way to get their attention.
Right now I have Windows 8 Enterprise Edition newly installed (2 days ago). Never had such a flawless install experience...just had to get one driver to install (Fresco Logic USB 3.0 driver...found it in 2 seconds). Found and installed my Canon wireless printer as well, and joined my Homegroup without me having to input the password. This makes two Windows 8 machines, plus a Win7 machine here on my network now.
BUT (and folks won't like this I'm sure) I did promptly install Start8 and I did pay the $5 for my laptop. I will report if I ever have any issues, as this is now on my laptop which I use often.
So far a positive experience, aside from having to use Start8. All my programs seem to work fine so far.
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My System Specs
Main(Blackie) Asus Rampage III Formula //
Blackie: i7 970 @4.0GHZ Heatkiller 3.0// Foldy: i7 970 @4.0GHZ EK Supreme
Blackie: Corsair Vengeance 12GB 1600mhz // Foldy: Mushkin 1600MHZ 6GB
Blackie: Evga GTX 580 1.5GB Koolance WB Foldy: Zotac GTX 460 768MB
Blackie: OCZ Vertex 2 240GB, Seagate 3TB, WD Black 2TB, WD Black 1TB Foldy: Intel X25-M 80GB Gen2, WB Black 500GB Externals: WD Green 1.5TB, WD Green 1TB
Blackie: Corsair AX1200w // Foldy: Enermax Revo85+ 1050W
Blackie: Corsair 800D // Foldy: CM HAF 932
Blackie: X-fi Titanium Pro
Blackie: LG Blu-ray writer // Foldy: LG Blu-ray rom
Blackie: Samsung 2693HM 25.5in // Foldy: Acer H213HBMID 21.5in
Blackie: W7 Ultimate 64-bit // Foldy: W7 Pro 64-bit
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