Compare Windows 10 vs Windows 8

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comparison of Windows 10 vs. Windows 8
based on data from user reviews. Windows 10 rates 4.2/5 stars with 335 reviews. Windows 8 rates 3.3/5 stars with 119 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
9.0
(Based on 300 reviews)
7.7
(Based on 101 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.7
(Based on 301 reviews)
6.7
(Based on 103 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.5
(Based on 86 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 36 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
8.3
(Based on 84 reviews)
6.6
(Based on 34 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
7.9
(Based on 248 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 82 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
8.0
(Based on 75 reviews)
6.6
(Based on 25 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
8.5
(Based on 300 reviews)
5.9
(Based on 108 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
37.7%
34.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.4%
40.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
33.8%
25.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
 
Higher Education
9.3%
Computer Software
9.6%
 
Computer Software
8.0%
Higher Education
4.8%
 
Education Management
4.0%
Internet
4.0%
 
Internet
3.0%
Education Management
4.0%
 
Other
64.8%
Other
57.6%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Retail

The return of the start menu along with streamlined windows.

G2 Crowd User in Internet

I like that 8 is more aesthetically pleasing and has moved toward the visual appeal for users like myself. The text heavy Windows 7 was a turn off for me.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Joe C.
Administrator in Government Administration

Needs improving with software compatibility on programs and hardware. They need to have more stable graphics that are compatible with software. Also make it compatible friendly with printers. Needs improvements with IE. Needs more security in network and...

Sam M.
User in Computer Software

This would encompass a book, but I'll keep it to the main points. The main thing I disliked was the updated interface. I understand what Microsoft was attempting and if implemented better, it may have had a better solution. But, as it was released, Windows...

 
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