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

Voters
84. This poll is closed
  • 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. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       13 Apr 2015 #31

    adamf said: View Post
    I already upgraded to W10 as my main OS. All your poll choices are future tense whereas I upgraded last October and have no intention of reverting to any earlier version.
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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       13 Apr 2015 #32

    paulsalter said: View Post
    Cant really answer the poll as it is assuming that you only have 1 device that will use win 10

    From the latest versions I am almost certain that my laptop will be upgrade to 10, starting to like the look of it now
    My tablet however is the total opposite, currently this will be sticking with 8.1 unless big improvements are made on the touch side
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       13 Apr 2015 #33

    Mooly said: View Post
    The phrase 'you can't please everybody' comes to mind Fair comment though.

    If you are already using W10 as a main OS then perhaps by inference that means you wont be going back to anything else.
    If you only have one device then there is nothing to stop you imaging your current set up.......

    It will all get very interesting, that much is for sure. For every one person that knows something about W10 there must be tens (or hundreds) of thousands using 7/8/8.1 that have no idea what is coming. How that is handled... that could be a good thread in its own right
    . . ."What ?". . .Boy oh boy that went flying over my head. . . albeit that is nothing new now a days. . .
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       13 Apr 2015 #34

    I will upgrade from Windows 7, Medicare doesn't cover this.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,707
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       13 Apr 2015 #35

    Winuser said: View Post
    I'm sure MS will have a way for system builders to legally install Windows 10 on a new computer without the need to install a older version of Windows first.
    Sure they will . . . it's called money. I'm pretty sure system builders have plenty of ways to get the update for their clients.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       13 Apr 2015 #36

    Since Windows 7 is still supported one can build a new system using it and then upgrade .
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  7. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,461
    Windows 10 Pro
       13 Apr 2015 #37

    Wynona said: View Post
    Sure they will . . . it's called money. I'm pretty sure system builders have plenty of ways to get the update for their clients.
    Then they will have to release a retail version. The real question should be how much will it cost.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       13 Apr 2015 #38

    Since they are giving free upgrades to Win 8, 8.1 and 7 users it may cost allot. MS has to make up the money in some way , other than the app store.
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  9. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,461
    Windows 10 Pro
       13 Apr 2015 #39

    Gary said: View Post
    Since they are giving free upgrades to Win 8, 8.1 and 7 users it may cost allot. MS has to make up the money in some way , other than the app store.
    I'm sure MS has something up their sleeve.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,707
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       13 Apr 2015 #40

    Winuser said: View Post
    Then they will have to release a retail version. The real question should be how much will it cost.
    Yep, especially since there're a lot of folks still on Windows XP and MS has said no free upgrade for them. There will also be many folks whose systems will croak on them, if not sooner, then later. If they can't build their own, they'll need to buy a new one with an OEM copy of Windows 10.

    I don't know how many large system builders are out there, but offhand I can think of HP, Toshiba, Lenovo, Dell. And then there're the small "mom and pop" companies . . .

    Microsoft seems to be doing its best to do away with all hardware media and going to download only, but although I have tried to figure out a way they can do that, it just won't quite compute. The more I think about it, the more I believe there will just have to be some type of media to at least install Windows with.

    There are just too many folks who still don't have a fast Internet service. Also, there are more and smaller laptops that will come without a DVD drive. Tablets don't have DVD drives, do they? Certainly mine don't, but then they're 'droids. So . . . I'm back at square one, wondering what the next computers will be like.
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