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Poll: Put your money where your month is (118 member(s) have cast votes)

Would you want to be sitting on Microsoft stock for the first 6 months after Windows 8 is released?

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#61 BajiRav

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  • OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 8
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Posted 06 August 2012 - 17:51

I think you're forgetting the Tablet PC. I'd also be interested to know what, in your mind, makes a 'fully functioning operating system' anyway?

I think that's when Microsoft didn't design the Windows UI for touchscreens. The tablet functionality wasn't fully baked in.


#62 PGHammer

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  • OS: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center x64

Posted 07 August 2012 - 03:03

I've owned Microsoft stock since Vista's Service Pack 1 - if anything, I'll be buying more (not less) when Windows 8 becomes available in retail, and especially if it dips in price.

Microsoft has this rather annoying habit (for a company much despised and reviled) of not staying down when it gets knocked down. No, it's not Apple, or Google - it just has this rather nasty habit of confounding its adversaries.

For that reason, Microsoft is THE company most like the United States.