Excerpt: I was a big believer in sticking with 7 until 10 got released, but I needed an activation code for my newly built desktop and couldn't wait til midsummer. I did not use the disk because this build doesn't even have an optical drive, so again, I just bought this to get an activation code and clear...
Pros: Easy To Install, Quick Shipping, Safely Packaged
Excerpt: I was a little scheptical about Windows 8.1 but it is much improved over 8.0. Coming from Windows 7 it's a nice change of scenery. DirectX 10! Had to ISO this disc and install with flash drive.. CD drives are kind of extinct.
Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Navigate, Powerful, Useful Features
Excerpt: Use this product for home/work. Really enjoy navigating through the app style interface. Only made it four stars because I know a lot of folks don't like change. I'm always up for a new challenge so I love this product.
Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Navigate, Manages Software Collaboration Well, Powerful, Useful Features
Excerpt: Windows 8.1 is OK. The UI is not great but it is usable. On the positive, Win 8.1 is fast, boots fast, and has improved security. Overall, I'm glad I chose 8.1 vs 7. B&H fulfilled my orders super fast. I would definitely use B&H again.
Excerpt: Good price for this product. I finally decided to upgrade from Widows Vista to 8.1. The install went well, but locating saved files was tedious. Only negative was unable to upgrade, had to do a clean install.
Excerpt: I don't know enough about computers to know why I shouldn't like windows, but I know enough to know I don't like Macs. I use Lightroom, enter Windows. Remember to make a boot disc when you first get your computer, or you'll have to write a review of this or a similar product.
Excerpt: I've used 8.1 before, so no surprise here but I am very happy with the product. B & H gave me the best price available with no hassle on delivery, even though I live all the way in Houston. Thank you everybody involved!
Summary: I bought Windows 8 as a replacement to windows 7. My computer is about 4 years old now and i bought it from a close friend of mine. One that lives in the stone age and doesn't believe that anti-virus is necessary.