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  1. Windows 7

    70.0%
  2. Windows 8

    12.2%
  3. Windows XP

    13.3%
  4. Windows Vista (pfft, ya right Vista running smoothly :P )

    4.4%
  1. jonthedit

    jonthedit GBAtemp Advanced Maniac
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    I'm well aware of what's in the video. It's a parody of Apple software but in my opinion Microsoft is taking that road with windows 8... Just like the new folder/explorer system... Blen
     
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    what new explorer? it's the same thing on 7, libraries you mean?
     
  3. GreatCrippler

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    Suppose I would have to agree. From time to time, I will still put an install of 2k on something newer just for fun. Drivers can be a pain this far ahead, but can usually manage something.
     
  4. Tsuteto

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    Using Vista, hate it, and haven't had much experience with 7, so I have to go with XP.
     
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  5. Originality

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    I voted Vista. Not because Vista runs any better or worse than 7, but because they all run just as well as each other on my system. Except 8 - that's just not ready for me.
     
  6. The Real Jdbye

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    2000 should be on the list, it's really the one that runs the best on bad hardware, and apps and drivers still support it to this day. I voted Windows 7, because it runs as fast as XP and doesn't have the huge memory footprint of Vista, plus it looks nice. On low-end hardware such as netbooks though, you'd probably still be better off with XP. However, there are a lot of people who use Win7 on their netbooks with no problems, it's a bad idea unless it has at least 2GB ram though.
     
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    This all very interesting, I'm glad we can all talk about these OS's calmly :) I love 8, sure there are some things that are a hit and miss with me, I love/hate the Metro UI I find it very convenient but at the same time something in my gut tells me to hate the new UI :P weird I know! So I can see where those that do and don't like 8 come from. I've gone back and forth between 7 and 8 these past 6 months deciding which I want on my Laptop and Desktop! in the end one has 7 and the other my laptop has 8! I think 8 has great potential and I think I may just tough it out and use my laptop as a Guinea pig test subject as Microsoft sends out the updates! I hope DAZ will release and or make a loader for 8 or add 8 activation support to his already awesome Activator soon :)
     
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  8. Mazor

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    ME runs pretty good. I mean you do get the occasional BSOD but only if you're doing out-of-the-ordinary stuff like connecting a USB device, increasing your volume with the volume up button on your keyboard or trying to print something.
     
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  9. Jamstruth

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    In terms of smooth running Windows 8 will definitely be the most streamlined and efficient of the lot.

    In terms of actually doing anything without giant icons in the way (I.e. metro) I vote for Win 7. I'm sure people will disagree with me but I just think Metro gets in the way more than it helps.
     
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  10. Attila13

    Attila13 Praise the Creep!
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    Windows 7 for me! ;)

    DOS. :rofl2:
     
  11. Daidude

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    Slightly off topic but as i was curious i just researched Daz's loader and finally upgraded my sister's windows 7 starter netbook to home premium genuine and will probably upgrade my laptop to ultimate so yeah, thanks :D :yay:

    On topic: I have been using Vista Home Premium for the last 4 years and prefer it over XP with the service packs installed but I may upgrade to windows 7 or 8 eventually when I get a new laptop around November. I do like Vista a lot though and try to convince people who hate it so much that it isn't actually that bad ;)
     
  12. Dingoo-fan 32

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    Voted in W7.
     
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