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  1.    02 Dec 2015 #31
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    The word I used before was 'skins'. Microsoft should offer a gallery of 'skins' to choose from, even emulate (not plain copy, of course) Google and Apple 'skins' and get converts not only from previous Windows OSs but also from other camps
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  2.    04 Dec 2015 #32

    Hi here

    Horses are also the biggest losers since the invention of cheap cars.
    Ships are also a lot slower than flying -- so what's new there either.

    I'm not sure what your post is meant to say -- an older system will usually always be superceeded by a newer one.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  3.    04 Dec 2015 #33
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    dual boot win10/win7

    So PC Master Race is cutting into w7? OEM's are finally being released just before the Holidays. Hmm tablet or crappy OEM laptop, or spend big bucks: surface, ipad, a kazzilion android options.

    The OEM's should help out. But I do not personally see movement in the enterprise realm. And the tablet market is fierce. And there, people get comfortable and resist changing to a new OS.
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  4.    05 Dec 2015 #34

    Duplicate post (sorry )
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  5.    05 Dec 2015 #35

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi here

    Horses are also the biggest losers since the invention of cheap cars.
    Ships are also a lot slower than flying -- so what's new there either.

    I'm not sure what your post is meant to say -- an older system will usually always be superceeded by a newer one.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    But what's wrong with following the pace of decline of conventional systems (especially from the standpoint of following business trends). In the audio world, when CDs became established, I followed the trends of declining cassette and LP sales with great interest. Buying habits of cassettes for example didn't show nearly as much rapid decline for the first decade as vinyl.

    So perhaps (as an example), someone might want to see if the free upgrade process to Windows 10 kills off the market share of Windows 7 faster than the remaining Windows XP user base. See what I mean? It's a valid observation.
    Last edited by Jody Thornton; 05 Dec 2015 at 10:22.
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  6.    05 Dec 2015 #36
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    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    According to Ed Bott ...


    According to Ed Bott, W7 has taken minimal "damage" to its user base.

    From the article comments:
    Mac_PC_FenceSitter Nov 27, 2015
    Interesting that almost all share seems to have come from Windows 7? Not much change in the Win8 no.
    Ed Bott Contributor Nov 27, 2015
    @Mac_PC_FenceSitter That's not true at all. Calculate the drop as a percentage of the original number and you will see the flight from XP, Vista, and 8 has been staggering. A drop of about one-third, compared to a drop of about 10 percent for Windows 7. The fact that Windows 7 has the largest share means it also has the largest population of potential upgraders.
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  7.    07 Dec 2015 #37
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    Win 8.1

    Of course....
    And a lot of Government Agencies are going to be pleased when Windows 10 turns their hard drives raw or keeps rearranging desktops every time you turn the monitor off.

    I love the fact that there are bugs that still exist since Windows 7 that are present in Windows 10.
    Yes, businesses are ready to adopt 10 and get rid of what already works.
    I know IT guys in the Government that refuse to leave 7 and go to 8 much less 10. And they are in charge of yea or nay when it comes to adoption of patches, drivers or newer OS's.
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