SonicHawk wrote:Not sure how anyone can think Windows 8 sucks. Better security, better kernel, faster, an attempt at a better user experience.
If you've used XP for 10 years I understand it may seem like a tough transition, but 8 is miles ahead.
The kernel is the same VMS/IBM OS/2 derived kernel they've used since the original Windows NT. It's hardly a leap forward from anything they have used in the past. Nothing more than iterative improvements, including support for stuff like USB 3.0. Big freakin' deal.
Windows 8 sucks from the standpoint of business or high end users who tune their Windows install to better suit their performance needs. The GUI is also complete crap.
Let's put it this way, if Windows 8 was so good, why is Microsoft releasing Windows 8.1?