Hands up for a perfect world!
When Apple installed Dual Booting to Windows, they knew that their OS was more stable, user friendly and had a more consistent User Interface. It worked in their favour and allowed many fence sitters to buy the hardware, knowing that if they hated OSX, they could still use what they previously had.
It gained many converts as they realised it was easier to learn the new OS than to gain control over their old one.
With year on year drop in PC sales of 12% the last few years, the need for Windows is a shrinking market and the Windows Mobile OS has never grabbed the population's imagination. The Windows Desktop has always had issues with memory caps, disc size caps, multiple versions to confuse the end-users and change for the sake of change rather than convenience breakthrough. Windows 3.1 was the first regarded as stable and XP the next held in such esteem. There is a long string of lack lustre releases that promised more than they delivered.
I recognise two varieties of Windows users; those who reinstall twice a month and those who buy a new machine when it all grinds to a halt about the time the warranty on the hardware expires.
The only reason you would want Windows on an Android machine is for that 'one feature' in a Windows program, not yet offered in a comparable Android program, otherwise Android does all the stuff you need. I believe this will work against Windows as people will realise they are buying into an expensive, proprietary system that more often than not fails to deliver on promises, tries to lock people in to complicated licensing agreements, is geared towards hardware upgrades and incompatible paths to merge from one system to the next.
Every empire has it's day and I think Microsoft has come to the end of the road on Operating Systems. They started with an outright purchase of "Quick & Dirty DOS" and made money, so they have never thought about innovating to the advantage of the end-user, only themselves.
Android possibly has the opposite problem where there are so many forks that there is no consistent upgrade path, but that's another story.
There are of course the haters and fan-boys in each camp and there are some gem applications on every platform that you have never seen improved elsewhere. If you could get what you wanted, it would be a perfect world, and we all know how unlikely that is!
I run a variety of OS'es, but I could happily exist with one. Just depends on whether I like to fiddle, or just want it to work!
I believe the dual boot option will work against Windows as people realise the OS has so few advantages. I expect Windows will go the way of DOS eventually. This is the 21st Century. That doesn't mean fancy graphics, it means convenience, stability, performance, compatibility, low cost, easy upgrades, simple to use, and the wow factor should be all the things you DONT have to think about, not all those that you DO have to think about.
Therefore I see no need to buy a dual boot Windows-Android platform for anything other than curiosity and collecting operating systems as a hobby.
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