Does we need Windows Ultimate version back?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by jul12, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. jul12

    jul12 MDL Member

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    How you all think does we need Windows Ultimate back for 8.1 and future versions of Windows?
    I think that normally Ultimate version is for enthusiasts and Enterprise is for Enterprise customers and it is normally that Hardware testers, IT magazines hardware testers is using Ultimate version for testing.

    Can we ask back Windows Ultimate version?

    Any comments?
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  2. redroad

    redroad MDL Guru

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    Since they made media center an "app" now Windows 8 Pro with media center is as close as we're going to get is my thinking :biggrin:
     
  3. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    PRO version is like Ultimate (WMC is the item which gets it to the closest). Enterprise is not available for general user and Core is standard version. perfect selection, isn't it?
     
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  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    IMHO, Microsoft doesn't set OS SKUs on users' requests.

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  5. bk109

    bk109 MDL Senior Member

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    #5 bk109, Jul 30, 2013
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    Yeah and it's unlikely that MS killed a successful SKU just for s**ts and giggles (Hell,I bet that 90+ percent of 'Ultimate' users perma-borrowed it from the internet ;)).
     
  6. eydee

    eydee Guest

    Not really. Ultimate is like Apple stuff. Paying extra money for a name. The features that make ultimate "more" than home premium or professional are things that people never use.
     
  7. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Now I feel special. I bought it. :eek:
     
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  8. mohamedkamel

    mohamedkamel MDL Addicted

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    Can't agree more :) And this is really my point of view in this matter :good3:
     
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  9. Shrdlu

    Shrdlu MDL Novice

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    #10 Shrdlu, Aug 4, 2013
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    I use SANDRA for diagnostics and benchmarking, it flags 8 Pro w/WMC as 'Windows 8 Ultimate'.

    Yes, I know it's tehnically not, but... ;)