Windows 8 RTM coming first week of August, general availability in October 26th

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  1. xscess

    xscess MDL Senior Member

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    kocoman MDL Senior Member

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    From the history of Windows 7 RTM, will there be leaks for this one in the 1st week of August? thanks
     
  3. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Is Daz ready? :p
     
  4. SOCRATE_MMXII

    SOCRATE_MMXII MDL Expert

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    I guess Daz will skip Win8. :D
     
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  5. HALIKUS

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    I don't want to speak on behalf of Daz, but from his comments (hatred of Win8) and the new licensing scenario, i think he may very well skip Win8.

    If anyone really needs him to work on it, i'd suggest donating him a tablet :)
     
  6. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    I don't know guys if you really are aware of what has to be done to ride the ball? You are sitt'n around and talkin' BS about stuff which you hardly can imagine. When the entrance is open, you can smile, but to get it open, is a long road. In terms of skipping 8, I were not so amused as this is a challenge for guys like DAZ etcetera, to show their ability. This has nothing to do with an OS that somebody doesn't like. Think ahead ...
     
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  7. biju

    biju MDL Novice

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    daz..great person...
     
  8. Timerle

    Timerle MDL Novice

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    is this his twitter acc? :D
     
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    Daz MDL Developer / Admin
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    I may put Windows 8 onto a virtual machine, but if I will attempt to activate it is a whole different story because simply put, I don't like Windows 8. I don't like it's theme, I don't like it's start menu, I don't like how applications can communicate with each other and I don't like the cloud feel about the operating system.

    Sure, I have ideas and special tools to give me an advantage so maybe I could come up with something if I had enough time, but I don't have the hardware to run all of the tests (UEFI) and I may not have the time anymore either.

    The way I see it right now is that if people like the OS then buy it while its cheap and support the changes MS have made. However, if you don't like it then stick with Windows 7 which is going to receive updates until at least 2015. Maybe then Microsoft's next operating system would be better if they listened to the public instead of their made up figures and data which has been gathered from Windows enthusiasts that are mostly tech savvy anyway o_O
     
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  11. steven4554

    steven4554 MDL Addicted

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    Windows 7 will recieve updates until January 14th, 2020.

    Less than 8 years of support to go.:cool:
     
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  12. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    2020, I probably run W11 or such stuff or its derivate. :D
     
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  13. ipkonfig

    ipkonfig MDL Junior Member

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    Thanks for the info ..
     
  14. bchat

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    Me too, if I ain't dead by then...;)
     
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  15. FaiKee

    FaiKee Misinformation spreader

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    You can say that after you survive the Mayan Doomsday. :haha:
     
  16. bchat

    bchat MDL Smart Azz

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    MD will never happen, my ex-wives and their lawyers have already filed an injunction to stop it. They are not gonna let me out of the alimony deals for ANYTHING!..:eek:

    This post submitted with respect to ex-wives anywhere/everywhere.
     
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    #18 roirraW "edor" ehT, Jul 11, 2012
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    ROFL!!!!!!!!!!! <- I typed in caps and it lowered them all without this extra sentence! :) Must be an all-caps detector/preventer.

    Actually, I like the sound of that "Windows MDE" - Mayan Doomsday Edition. Please, no obvious jokes about W8. :|
     
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