As information technology professionals, TechRepublic members spend a significant amount of time testing, installing, and configuring operating systems. But, given the choice, what operating system would these professionals choose for themselves? If we drop all the work-related considerations and just focus on your own personal computer needs and desires, which operating system would win out?
Of course, no matter your answer, we have to dig deeper and discuss why you would chose that operating system. Is it the user interface that sells your choice? Is it the applications you can run? Is it security, or the lack thereof, that drives your decision making? Join the associated discussion and share your thoughts.
Note: Either 32-bit or 64-bit for all the choices.
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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.