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View Poll Results: What Version of Windows are you running?
Windows 8 45 36.00%
Windows 7 65 52.00%
Windows Vista 3 2.40%
Windows XP. 12 9.60%
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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Default What Version of Windows are you running?

I believe I made a poll around the beginning of the year asking this. But as the year's winding down and with the release of Windows 8, I thought I'd ask again.

I'm still running Windows 7 on all of my machines but they'll be upgrading to Windows 8 soon. I seem to be one of the only people on earth that actually doesn't mind it. I may or may not still keep a Windows 7 machine around. If only because I still need to support it. We just rolled out Windows 7 earlier this year/late last year.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:47 PM   #2
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The poll does not allow me to tell the truth. I am running three computers: 1 XP Pro; 1 Win7; and 1 Win8. I guess the correct answer is "All of the above."
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:52 PM   #3
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The poll does not allow me to tell the truth. I am running three computers: 1 XP Pro; 1 Win7; and 1 Win8. I guess the correct answer is "All of the above."
Same here. + 98se and Vista in VM.


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Old 12-09-2012, 10:03 PM   #4
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I'm not really. I have Debian/Vista as a dual boot, but I haven't been in Vista in 3 years. I also have a broken XP install I haven't used since 2006, and Win8 consumer preview in a VM.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:21 AM   #5
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I retired my Windows 7 PC when i replaced it with Ubuntu and i kept Windows XP for my old games which i play offline.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:29 AM   #6
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My laptop and main rig is on 8, son's pc is still on 7. I don't mind 8 too much. Feels snappier and I like the look of 8 on the laptop.
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The poll does not allow me to tell the truth. I am running three computers: 1 XP Pro; 1 Win7; and 1 Win8. I guess the correct answer is "All of the above."
My thought exactly.

gmaster456, might it be better if you created a new thread with a multiple-choice poll, and we closed this one?
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Wow, I'm surprised by the amount of Win8 users and (so far) complete lack of Vista users. Win7 here. I'm in the same boat as other people as I have a Win2k3 server, Win7 home PC, WinXP laptop, and my wife's PC runs Vista, but I assumed the poll meant my main computer, and a Win8 VM.

I would have guessed that XP and Win8 would have a similar share, then Vista, then Win7 being the most popular.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:30 PM   #9
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Running 8 on my desktop and Windows 7 on the laptop.

The only thing stopping me putting windows 8 on my laptop is that there isn't a driver for my fingerprint reader yet.
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Wow, I'm surprised by the amount of Win8 users and (so far) complete lack of Vista users. Win7 here. I'm in the same boat as other people as I have a Win2k3 server, Win7 home PC, WinXP laptop, and my wife's PC runs Vista, but I assumed the poll meant my main computer, and a Win8 VM.

I would have guessed that XP and Win8 would have a similar share, then Vista, then Win7 being the most popular.
I was thinking the same thing about Windows 8, after all of the negative comments here and in the press i was expecting Windows 7 to be a long way ahead then i noticed that the poll was only created today. lol

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I was thinking the same thing about Windows 8, after all of the negative comments here and in the press i was expecting Windows 7 to be a long way ahead then i noticed that the poll was only created today. lol
Maybe all/most of the Win8-naysayers are still running it anyway, sucking on the teat of "newness"
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Installed Windows 8 the first day and never looked back.
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Gave up on windoze long ago.
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My thought exactly.

gmaster456, might it be better if you created a new thread with a multiple-choice poll, and we closed this one?
Is it too late with 47 votes?
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Windows 7 on laptop and desktop.

Desktop has Windows XP, Windows 8 and OS X Mountain Lion VMs.

Vista never existed.
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In current days i'm using window 7 for daily work.
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Win7 Pro on my work laptop. Home gaming rig dual boots Win8 Pro and OS X Mountain Lion
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laptop: dual boot Vista 32 (main OS), Win 8 32
desktop: dual boot Vista 32, Win 7 64 (main OS)
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4 machines on win 7 and lovin' it.
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Installed Win 8 on both my desktop and laptop on day 1 and haven't looked back since.
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Win 8 Pro + start menu on desktop.
Win 7 Pro on laptop. Don't feel like upgrading it right now.
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Win 7 Ultiamte at work
Win Vista at home (5 year old lap top)

(Wow i think i'm the only person who voted Vista!!! lol)
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