There’s no more succinct way to communicate how I feel about Windows 8. I h8 it 🙂 (get it?)
I hated it when I loaded the Developer’s Preview version last Sept. Hated it when I loaded the Consumer Preview version earlier in February. Hated it when loaded the Release Preview in June. But when I loaded a 30 day trial of the final version of Windows 8 Enterprise edition… you guessed it. I still hated it. Perhaps this operating system is geared towards Generation Z? If so, being as it is that I’m not from that generation, it doesn’t appeal to me.
It sort of seems there is a pattern with Microsoft operating systems. Every other operating system they get it right. Going backwards, Windows 8, hate it, Windows 7, love it, Windows Vista, hate it, Windows XP, love it, Windows ME, hate it, Windows 98, love it, and so forth.
Windows 8’s final version is about to be released in a few days. My advice: If you’re still operating on XP, migrate to Windows 7, but don’t bother with Windows 8, especially for traditional computers (Windows 8 stresses touch screen features such as what can be found in tablets etc.).
Windows 8 will flop.