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  • Yes we did.  We ddn't bother re-imaging systems back down to 7, and we never, ever went back to XP.  All new rollouts now whenever possible are Windows 10 / Server 2016 unless there is a verifiable reason that those won't work.

    "Oh but I prefer..."
    No.

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  • My primary desktop at work is 8.1. I haven't bothered upgrading it to 10. My laptops (personal and work) are 10.

    We are definitely seeing issues with Windows 7, be it due to newer hardware not getting security updates, or the included RDP Client not supporting TLS 1.1.

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  • Only a hand full were ever on 8.1, and those were the first to get bumped up to Windows 10.

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  • I vastly prefer Windows 10 to Windows 8.1  I'm surprised you haven't upgraded it.

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  • Most of my Surface Pro 3s are running Windows 8.1.

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  • The first thing we did to windows 8 was install classic shell start menu. After this most users didn't even notice it wasn't windows 7. Did the same thing on Windows 2012r2

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  • Most of my clients went from Windows XP to Windows 7 then to Windows 10.  A select few hated 8 and 10 so much they went from Windows 7 to Mac.

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  • shaunmitchell2 wrote:

    The first thing we did to windows 8 was install classic shell start menu. After this most users didn't even notice it wasn't windows 7. Did the same thing on Windows 2012r2

    Classic shell got a lot of people through 8.  Not needed with 10 though.

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  • Actually we install classic shell start menu on most windows 10 systems as well.

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  • No. Windows 8/8.1 caused too many driver issues especially with printers. It broke a lot of things that third-party vendors didn’t have a fix for. Windows 7 -> Windows 10

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  • Never upgraded Windows 8.1 in our company. There were some clients with it but we did not upgrade, we had few VMs for testing but it was so buggy.

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  • Only the tablet users got 8.1. Everyone on desktop either got 7 or 10 since that's what Dell ships with now. We never had any problems with 8.1 breaking our stuff it just wasn't a priority at the time since our next hardware refresh started after Win10 dropped.

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  • We ended up with one 8.1 workstation and upgraded it to 10.

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