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84 percent say no thanks to Windows 7

Apr 15, 2009, 16:02 (4 Talkback[s])

"If this were not bad enough news for Microsoft, the survey also pointed towards 50 percent of those being questioned seriously considering a move to a non-Windows OS such as Linux or more probably the Mac OS, which 27 percent of those considering this option cited as the most likely contender. "The research shows that despite the early enthusiasm for Windows 7, organisations are still wary about adoption, demonstrating what could be described as an even overly cautious approach" said Diane Hagglund, senior research analyst for Dimensional Research and the survey's author. "Negative public perception of Vista seems to have helped build this layer of distrust with Windows 7.""

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