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billreilly
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billreilly,
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9/29/2012 | 2:09:08 PM
re: Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8?
If you read the survey itself, you'll see that:

- only 26% of the survey participants had actually ever used Windows 8
- 25% of the participants preferred Windows 8

Which means that 96% of the participants who have used Windows 8 prefer Windows 8 over all other versions of Windows... but that's not what you are trying to insinuate in this article...

This article is just a big lie, rewording the survey results to mislead people... what a joke, and something the author should be ashamed of...

SURVEY URL:
http://www.forumswindows8.com/...
CalBear
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9/28/2012 | 5:02:10 PM
re: Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8?
One click or key tap and you are on the Desktop with everything the power user could want except the Start button which you really don't need. However, third party vendors will provide that if you wish. If the Metro screens were only for tablet/touch you would never get the opportunity to try/use/love/hate the new applications that work quite well with keyboard and mouse.
aart12
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9/28/2012 | 4:04:03 PM
re: Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8?
Ya think???! Yeah, you think that maybe the counter-productive UI could be a leading contributor to the lack-luster reception of Windows 8? MS would probably have a better reception and MUCH more success if they SIMPLY made the installation tailor itself to the use. 'Metro' UI for tablet/touch, 'Traditional' UI for PC/Mouse-Keyboard/Power-User configuration options at setup. This would go a LONG way to help MS avoid this fiasco and trying to force-feed an inappropriate UI metaphore on non-touch/PC/power-users.


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