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Have you downloaded the Windows 8 preview?   [Edit]

Survey period: 12 Mar 2012 to 19 Mar 2012

The Windows 8 consumer preview is out. Taken if for a test drive yet?

OptionVotes% 
Yes36134.28
Not yet, but I will29828.30
No, nor will I39437.42

Q2. Have you installed it?

OptionVotes% 
Yes30128.53
No, but I have downloaded it837.87
No, because I haven't yet downloaded it32630.90
No, and nor will I34532.70



 
GeneralRe: Tried it and didn't care for it Pin
Mike Hankey14-Mar-12 0:58
professionalMike Hankey14-Mar-12 0:58 
GeneralRe: Tried it and didn't care for it Pin
Nelek16-Mar-12 10:31
protectorNelek16-Mar-12 10:31 
GeneralRe: Tried it and didn't care for it Pin
Mike Hankey16-Mar-12 11:05
professionalMike Hankey16-Mar-12 11:05 
GeneralMetro Interaction with Desktop is Abysmal Pin
MicroImaging12-Mar-12 6:17
MemberMicroImaging12-Mar-12 6:17 
GeneralRe: Metro Interaction with Desktop is Abysmal Pin
Slacker00714-Mar-12 0:44
professionalSlacker00714-Mar-12 0:44 
GeneralLove it Pin
Marc A. Brown12-Mar-12 5:25
MemberMarc A. Brown12-Mar-12 5:25 
GeneralRe: Love it Pin
Slacker00712-Mar-12 6:18
professionalSlacker00712-Mar-12 6:18 
GeneralRe: Love it Pin
Marc A. Brown12-Mar-12 6:59
MemberMarc A. Brown12-Mar-12 6:59 
Slacker007 wrote:
What do you like most about Metro, just curious?

I like the look -- it's clean, simple, and functional. It's capable of providing a reasonable amount of information at a glance. It doesn't seem to be a resource hog. Now, I'm not sure how well some apps would translate to Metro (I'm thinking of stuff like MS Office, Visual Studio, and other large, complex applications), but for a lot of the things we do, I feel like it works rather well.
Keep in mind that I've been using Windows Phone since it came out and own a Zune HD (which is Metro-styled also). But I loved the look of Windows Phone when I saw the first screenshots, long before I could get my hands on one, and got excited about Windows 8 when I saw those first shots of the new Start screen.
In the case of both WP7 and Win8, the start screen and I just get along. It was comfortable from the first time I used it. I'm not sure if I'm really conveying anything useful there, but that's it.
GeneralNope... Pin
S Houghtelin12-Mar-12 3:22
professionalS Houghtelin12-Mar-12 3:22 
GeneralNot yet Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni12-Mar-12 2:51
MemberPrasad_Kulkarni12-Mar-12 2:51 
GeneralNo because I have work to do... Pin
AlexCode12-Mar-12 2:23
professionalAlexCode12-Mar-12 2:23 
GeneralRe: No because I have work to do... Pin
Ravi Sant13-Mar-12 21:40
MemberRavi Sant13-Mar-12 21:40 
GeneralRe: No because I have work to do... Pin
AmitGajjar14-Mar-12 21:20
professionalAmitGajjar14-Mar-12 21:20 
GeneralMetro PinPopular
RugbyLeague12-Mar-12 1:37
MemberRugbyLeague12-Mar-12 1:37 
GeneralI don't like the Metro and you can't make me like it Pin
Slacker00712-Mar-12 1:25
professionalSlacker00712-Mar-12 1:25 
GeneralWith enough alcohol, I can make you like anything. Pin
Michael Bergman13-Mar-12 5:25
MemberMichael Bergman13-Mar-12 5:25 
GeneralRe: With enough alcohol, I can make you like anything. Pin
Slacker00713-Mar-12 9:16
professionalSlacker00713-Mar-12 9:16 
GeneralVisual Studio 11 Pin
Davide Zaccanti12-Mar-12 0:24
MemberDavide Zaccanti12-Mar-12 0:24 
GeneralNope Pin
OriginalGriff11-Mar-12 23:33
mveOriginalGriff11-Mar-12 23:33 
GeneralI am happy... Pin
Rajeev Jayaram11-Mar-12 22:41
MemberRajeev Jayaram11-Mar-12 22:41 
GeneralRe: I am happy... Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni12-Mar-12 2:50
MemberPrasad_Kulkarni12-Mar-12 2:50 
GeneralNope Pin
Sander Rossel11-Mar-12 22:16
professionalSander Rossel11-Mar-12 22:16 
GeneralRe: Nope Pin
Stephen Hewitt11-Mar-12 23:57
MemberStephen Hewitt11-Mar-12 23:57 
GeneralDownloaded, but not Installed Pin
Ravi Sant11-Mar-12 21:43
MemberRavi Sant11-Mar-12 21:43 
GeneralRe: Downloaded, but not Installed Pin
John M. Drescher12-Mar-12 4:04
MemberJohn M. Drescher12-Mar-12 4:04 

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