Will you use Windows 8 RTM as your main OS?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Q9650, Aug 14, 2012.

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How do you use or plan to use Windows 8 RTM?

  1. Primary OS

    59.3%
  2. Dual-boot

    17.2%
  3. Virtual Machine

    16.7%
  4. Other

    14.8%
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  1. Q9650

    Q9650 MDL Member

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    #1 Q9650, Aug 14, 2012
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2012
    I have started this thread/poll to see in general how windows 8 is being and will be used in the near future :biggrin:
     
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  2. qaj1shi

    qaj1shi MDL Senior Member

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    Yes I will!

    Just waiting to download the PRO Version x64 German :)
     
  3. Boyfriend

    Boyfriend MDL Senior Member

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    I will use Windows 8 Enterprise/Pro x64 (whichever has activation solution :p) as my main OS :)
     
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  4. ArdilesS

    ArdilesS MDL Novice

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    i think so... :)
     
  5. Alex59330

    Alex59330 MDL Novice

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    Yes! I'm using Win8 as main OS since CP and I've no reason to go back to 7! (I'm just waiting for activation working with Media Center, because there is no easy other way to get a great PVR without installing tons of stuff)
     
  6. Rock Hunter

    Rock Hunter MDL Senior Member

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    So far I have found some programs that won't install and/or won't run in Windows 8. One that installed but won't run is Acronis Backup. So I intend to use Windows 8 for as many things as I can, there are some that it can't do yet. That is why I will dual boot with Windows 7 until updates fix the incompatibility in Acronis and any other programs that need updating.
     
  7. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Dualboot...time wil tell :D
     
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  8. Garbellano

    Garbellano MDL Addicted

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    Virtual Machine
     
  9. CATALINZX

    CATALINZX MDL Novice

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  10. Deathlike

    Deathlike MDL Novice

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    I'll use it as my main operating system as soon as creative releases proper drivers for their soundcards...
     
  11. -=fantômas=-

    -=fantômas=- MDL Senior Member

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    Yes, from yesterday, with successfuly activated.
     
  12. nefarious

    nefarious MDL Novice

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    I haven't tested it yet. Will likely do vm for a bit and after it has been out a while will switch as primary OS.
     
  13. Myrrh

    Myrrh MDL Expert

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    Already there on my primary machine at work and home; several servers upgraded as well.
     
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  14. fedewt

    fedewt MDL Junior Member

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    Dual boot, because have some drivers issues.
    My asus xonar dg control panel refuse to run in win8.
    In notebook when install sd card reader, system crash and no boot anymore... :mad:
     
  15. Q9650

    Q9650 MDL Member

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    thank you for voting! :biggrin:
     
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  16. pominator

    pominator MDL Novice

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    Only when they will have good apps metro side. I don't stand switching metro and desktop all the time.
     
  17. free1975yuly

    free1975yuly MDL Expert

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    I gonna use this OS only in VM after I tried for many times to make it to normally run on mine laptop...
     
  18. AnarethoS

    AnarethoS MDL Expert

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    Will use it as my main os when :
    - Driver for my Dell Latitue E6420 will be available
    - A mini-kms solution will be available

    Until then, I won't even download it.
     
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  19. Inforplay

    Inforplay MDL Novice

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    I am seriously thinking to undo a RAID with Windows 7 and use it as the main system, but still no drivers for my HIS RADEON HD 4670, and it seems that there will be no drivers available for it. Also I can not make the EPU ENGINE function properly.
     
  20. waffess

    waffess MDL Novice

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    Yes, windows 8 working fine since 3 day ago