Microsoft says 40 million Windows 8 l...

Microsoft says 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in 1st month; doubts about system linger

There are 5 comments on the The Washington Post story from Nov 28, 2012, titled Microsoft says 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in 1st month; doubts about system linger. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Microsoft says the latest version of its Windows operating system is off to a great start.

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just sayin

Columbus, OH

#1 Nov 28, 2012
Out of those 40 million, 39,999,999 users reverted back to their previous operating system within the first week.
appleoranges

Harriman, TN

#3 Dec 9, 2012
just sayin wrote:
Out of those 40 million, 39,999,999 users reverted back to their previous operating system within the first week.
wonder why?
Idjit

Long Eddy, NY

#4 Dec 18, 2012
Windows 8 is shipping with all new machines. Here in NY State it is the only system available. All others have been pulled from the shelves.
People don't have a choice. That's why they are selling any.

I AM reverting back to XP.
I lasted exactly 2 weeks.
Windows 8 is NOT WHAT I NEED.
Windows 8 is a toy for teenagers.
I need outlook express back and I need total control of my system.
And, win 8 has ZERO privacy. None. It's optimized for data collection and advertisers.
Bob

Tenino, WA

#6 Jan 24, 2013
Windows 8 is so horrible. I will never buy it. The company I work for has over 100,000 employee's and we are not buying even one copy of windows 8. Windows 8 is 1000 times worse than Vista. Its Vista on steorids.

Windows 8 is a nightmare for any serious computer user, and even at $1.00 a copy , I would not use it. Windows 8 also has built in spyware apps. Windows 8 is an abomination. Its the worst OS I have ever used.

Windows 8 = Vista on steroids !
Yeah

Booneville, MS

#7 Aug 25, 2013
The article (which I did not read) probably failed to mention that 40M of the 40M licenses "sold" were simply new computers purchased that had Win8 preinstalled.

I don't know a single person that bought Win8 as a standalone product.

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