Windows 8 is almost here. We’re not recommending it yet for PCs. It’s designed for touch devices and we found the interface awkward to use with a mouse. If you plan on buying a traditional PC with no touchscreen, we recommend you purchase one with Windows 7. Microsoft will permit manufacturers to include Windows 7 on new PCs for two more years, and Microsoft will be supporting it with patches and other updates until 2020.
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