Excerpt: I bought the OEM builder disc to resurrect a good pc that had a catastrophic HD failure. The installation was simple - insert the disc, reboot and follow a few instructions. Even for me, a piece of cake. A real improvement over Windows 7, the software on the dead HD.
Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Navigate, Manages Software Collaboration Well, Powerful
Summary: First off I was scared of what I might get with Windows 8/8.1.. From the reviews I was reading at the time. People were saying it was horrible and it was basically optimized just for tablets.. I was terrified at the aspect of my Desktop turning into some kinda PC/tablet Hybrid..
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: 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: 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.