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XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
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Graw-_@,
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1/11/2013 | 5:54:44 PM
re: XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
"Windows 8 offers new and improved features like Secure Boot security "

I wouldn't call this an improved feature. This is one reason why I'll never use windows 8. I like being able to do what I wish with my computer.
dlevi481
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dlevi481,
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10/25/2012 | 2:00:08 PM
re: XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
fool me once (98, NT) shame on you; fool me twice (Vista) shame on me; fool me thrice (Win8)...lock me up!
jimbo0117
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10/23/2012 | 7:50:25 PM
re: XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
As I recall, all of the industry Microsoft haters were predicting the exact same thing about adoption of XP when it was first introduced. A lot they know!
jvanbeek
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10/22/2012 | 8:21:11 PM
re: XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
"One thing is certain. Whether they choose Windows 7 or Windows 8, enterprises need to get off XP as quickly as possible. Microsoft will discontinue support for the decade-old OS in 2014." That sounds wrong. It says take your time. You have over a year before you need to worry about this!
AustinIT
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10/22/2012 | 5:12:16 PM
re: XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
Well written article indeed.


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