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What is better windows 7 or windows 8

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    The answers to this question will be extremely subjective, but I'll give it a shot. First, there are a number of conditions to consider. What device are you using? What do you intend to use the device for? Windows 8 was designed primarily with a touch-screen in mind, hence the "Live Tile" interface. It's better-suited to use on tablets. In my personal opinion, there are a number of unforgivable problems with Windows 8: -It fails to commit to the Metro design language. That is, the clean, geometric, colorful look that informs the Live Tile interface. Windows 8 feels like two systems running at the same time. If I open a web browser in the Metro interface and then switch to the desktop, it's as if that browser window is gone. -The Start Menu has been removed entirely, being replaced by the creative but unfortunately clunky Metro menus. -It's noticeably slower than Windows 7 without offering a whole lot more functionality. It may be prettier, but the fact that it doesn't stick to one style is weird. -All Microsoft apps have stopped using drop-down menus and have switched the the "ribbon" introduced in Office '07. It's a matter of personal preference but I hate it. This is all personal opinion, but Windows 8 feels sort of like an extra set of "features" tacked onto a perfectly good system. It simply isn't necessary. Just my two cents.

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    And then there are those of us who firmly believe that XP was the last great OS, and that everything which has followed is nothing but glitzy bloatware. :-)

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    linux ;)

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