View Poll Results: Will you jump to W10 and what are you using now.

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  • I like the way W10 is heading and will UPGRADE my present OS.

    33 39.29%
  • I like W10 but would ONLY consider a clean install.

    32 38.10%
  • It's been fun but I will not be using W10 as my main OS in the near future.

    9 10.71%
  • W10 is my favourite OS.

    11 13.10%
  • W8.1 is my favourite.

    13 15.48%
  • W8 is my favourite.

    1 1.19%
  • W7 is my favourite.

    24 28.57%
  • Vista is my favourite.

    0 0%
  • XP is my favourite.

    1 1.19%
  • Another such as OSX or Linux.

    3 3.57%
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  1.    12 Apr 2015 #11
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooly View Post
    We're racking up the votes... thanks all

    Fwiw I think W8.1 has turned out to be an excellent offering... it has never put a foot wrong really considering the things I use it for.



    Does that mean that you think only an upgrade will be freely available and that a free ISO option from MS will not be available ?
    Not sure to be honest.. I recall that MS posted an upgrade path and it showed that an ISO would be available but no mention of that since some time ago. If the ISO is available for free then I'll grab that.. if not then I'll purchase the DVD with the ISO on it.
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  2.    12 Apr 2015 #12
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,382
    W10 Pro, W10 Home

    I'm not sure yet, whether I will upgrade either my W7 or W8.1 installations, or just buy a new license of W10. If I do choose to upgrade, then it would be over W7, as I am currently using 8.1 for my everyday OS.
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  3.    12 Apr 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    UK
    Posts : 1,071
    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Not sure to be honest.. I recall that MS posted an upgrade path and it showed that an ISO would be available but no mention of that since some time ago. If the ISO is available for free then I'll grab that.. if not then I'll purchase the DVD with the ISO on it.
    That's pretty much how I feel about all tbh. It would have to be a clean install for me, otherwise I would stick with W8.1 which I personally think is terrific.

    Would I buy W10 software to get a clean install. I suspect not if I'm honest and would probably hold out to see what the next developments might be.
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  4.    12 Apr 2015 #14
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 91
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    I will probably upgrade from Windows 7, the only question is when.
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  5.    12 Apr 2015 #15
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 18,003
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Ok.. well for me, at least,, my plan is to first get the upgrade and then to get the full ISO from NewEgg/Amazon.

    And as for my favorite OS.. well.. it's far to early to make a decision on Win10. I really like it and the direction it's going but Win8.1.1 is a hard OS to beat. Why?? It's far more mature/developed OS and it shows. Will Win10 get there?? Yes, but that's going to be much later on this year or early next year.
    Remember when Windows 8 came out(American Microsoft Horror Story)- Screams! And then Windows 8.1- Humph! And then Windows 8.1 Update- Aaaaah! What I'm saying is, 8 had to mature also to be what it is today, a secure(safe boot root kit check), fast(uses less resources) Kick A$$ OS. Just give 10 the time and I bet it will surpass 8, or at the very least people'll get used to it(finger memory).
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  6.    12 Apr 2015 #16

    I never like upgrading inside an OS, so I'll be clean installing after formatting all my drives.
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  7.    12 Apr 2015 #17
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 709
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)

    Win 10 is just another OS to me, I neither love it nor hate it. I probably won't use it as my main OS on any machine until I build or buy a new machine. My current machines already run perfectly viable OSes (some Win 7 and some Win 8.1) so I see no need to switch any of them to a different OS at this time.

    Win 8.1 isn't much different from Win 7 and Win 10 isn't that much different than Win 8.1 so it really doesn't matter to me which of those OSes I run, they all get the job done equally.
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  8.    12 Apr 2015 #18
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,566
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    Depends


    I won't overwrite W7 with W10.

    If I get a new PC with W10 on it I'll keep it (as long as I can still dual boot Linux Mint).

    If I had got a PC with any of the W8 series on it, I would've imaged it, reformatted it and then installed W7.
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  9.    12 Apr 2015 #19
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,660
    Win 10 Pro x64

    I only have 3 machines. My main Win 7 pc, Win 8.1 HTPC and Win 8.1 10" ASUS Transformer tablet. I am thinking of getting a separate license for Win 10 to run on a separate SSD on my Win 7 PC or upgrade only the 10incher.
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  10.    12 Apr 2015 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 17,861
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Like Adam, I have decided to pursue with Windows 10 as my main OS - thus voted for upgrade.
    I dual boot with Mint - I can't answer which is my favourite OS as they each offer different pro's and con's...
    I confused the poll completely! I voted my favorite to be Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 because I like them all equally. Who'd a thunk I'd ever like Windows 8.1 all that much.
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