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Which is going to be your main desktop OS for 2013?

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#1 +Frank B.

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:22

Which is going to be your main desktop OS for 2013?

For me it's going to be Windows 7. Stable, tried and tested. I've tried Windows 8 and see no compelling reason to upgrade to it. A Mac would have been an option, alas I wasn't willing to pay the Apple tax when choosing a laptop; and I'm not going to bother to mess with OSx86.

Linux/*BSD/etc aren't main OS options for me at all, sorry.


#2 Detection

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:53

Same, tried 8, reinstalled 7, keeping 7 for the foreseeable future

#3 spikey_richie

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:55

7 for the foreseeable future.

#4 +MikeChipshop

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:58

Finally upgraded everything in the house and office to 8. So 8 it will be then! :p

#5 Nick H.

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:00

At home it'll probably continue to be OS X (Snow Leopard). In the office it will hopefully become Windows 7 sometime in the next few months.

Voted OS X - Snow Leopard.

#6 0nyX

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:16

Windows 8

#7 LUTZIFER

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:29

I voted for Windows 7. I don't plan on downgrading to Windows 8,

#8 aberg

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:39

Windows 8, with Start8 it is actually better than Windows 7.

#9 cork1958

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:41

Windows 7 all the way on all 8 machines, even if all 8 can handle Window 8.

I can handle Windows 8 myself, but that new desktop amongst other things is just totally ignorant, IMO.

#10 Nashy

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:42

7 and WP8.

#11 hamslammer

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:43

Same, tried 8, reinstalled 7, keeping 7 for the foreseeable future


Same here as well.

#12 ashpowell

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:43

Tried Windows 8.. Went back to 7.

#13 mps69

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:44

Just switched to Linux Mint, and can't see me changing that anytime soon.
Using Windows 7 on my works laptop, and that won't change, we just got upgrading this year so goodness knows how long it will take to get to Windows 8, if it even happens.

#14 Nashy

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:45

Windows 8, with Start8 it is actually better than Windows 7.


I dunno. I prefer to not have to modify my operating system to get basic functionality that I want.

#15 +MikeChipshop

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:51

Why are people so obsessed with trying to put down other operating systems and people that use them.
OK well done if you think another operating system is crap but this thread really doesn't need to turn in to another troll fest.

Maybe just tell us why you use the one you do use. No need to real off a thousand reasons why you find another unrelated OS bad and if you want to do that, there are lots of threads already around.