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Old 07-29-2013, 02:44 PM   #1
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Default Bought a new laptop

So yesterday the other half was looking at tablets (For what I don't know but I assume the Jones down the street have one) and I was glancing at laptops since mine is on it's last leg and I run my business off of it. Mine the plastic outer case is broken and I have it taped together but otherwise I love this thing. I usually buy the cheaper ones because they do everything I need.

So I picked up an Asus thing with no DVD Drive and windows 8, I have since realized I am old fashioned and hate new stuff and change, using this new PC is like using a phone. I am trying to like it but for now it can sit with my new Iphone in the "I don't like new technology box"


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Let me know what you think of Windows 8. I hear 60% of the customers don't like it.


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So far i don't like it, hopefully that will change.
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My wife was also in the market for a new desktop. She didn't want windows 8. To avoid windows we had to buy a reconditioned desktop with windows 7. All the new ones had windows 8. She is very happy with her new system which in turn make my life easier. For my needs I use a Samsung chromebook.
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I've tried windows 8. Move back to 7. It's superior, at least till they get the bugs worked out.
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I have had 7 for a few years now and love it, never had a problem. I here on 8 I can use the old theme and shut off all the extra popping up crap. I am on my old computer now because I like it more.
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Careful, doing that will only prolong the transition and make it more difficult.
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I know exactly how my parents and grandparents feel now.
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I do too, but that's mainly due to my going to bed early and eating soft foods. It's good for digestion.
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I was talking about the body pains and restroom time.


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