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+ - Massive survey finds U.S. consumers don't want Windows 8->

Submitted by redkemper
redkemper (2621761) writes "PC security firm Avast recently polled 350,000 users of its PC antivirus software as part of a massive study that sought to investigate the public’s opinion of Windows 8. 135,329 respondents were Windows users based in the United States. According to the study, a healthy 60% of respondents were aware of Windows 8 one day ahead of its launch, indicating that Microsoft was off to a fantastic start in the early days in terms of using marketing and advertising to inform customers about its important new launch. That’s the good news. The bad news, unfortunately, is that only 9% of U.S. consumers said they wanted to buy a new Windows 8 PC soon after the platform’s release. The overwhelming majority — 70% — said they planned to stick with what they had..."
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Massive survey finds U.S. consumers don't want Windows 8

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