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What graphics chipset is it using?

Its an M14x so that would be integrated and a GT 555M
    
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Okay I see now. I'm liking it. I mean basically it seems like a bit quicker running win7 with a fancy start menu haha. But i find it kind of stupid how they do all that work with the flat color theme and what not, which I think looks really nice. Then you go to your desktop and that theme is not carried over one bit and you still have all the old lame effects. I'd be happy just to see some nice new transitions. I mean we have beastly GPUs in our desktops compared to mobile devices and they get all the flashy effects?
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Its an M14x so that would be integrated and a GT 555M

Have you tried manually installing the Windows 7 driver?
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I like the pretty new effects but it seems they made it more difficult for desktop users... I don't know hwo to close the "apps" besides alt+f4. And since there is no windows media player there is only this music app... How would I make the music app recognize the music on another hard drive? I could with WMP..

If the app has focus, move your mouse to the very top of the screen, click and drag it down to the bottom.

when it gets smaller at the bottom, just let go of it.

If it isn't in focus, mouse over to the top left corner and drag the cursor down and when the mouse is over the one you want to close just right-click and click close.

The metro apps suspend themselves when you exit them unless they are specifically doing something like playing music or one of the other supported scenarios and they don't use much memory, but they have given you the ability to close them when you're done with them.
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This is a good idea and also stupid... I use dual monitors the secondary is on my left. So I have to take a minute to try to get my mouse positioned perfectly in the corner without it going over -.- This is pretty freakin stupid... But I still enjoy most of it so far seems abit quicker.

They probably should have done "How do use your windows" like android does when it's first installed...
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What am I supposed to use for antivirus?
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I had mse on mine if it won't auto install run it in compatibilty mode (win 7)
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Ok guys, im already overdue for a reformat. Ive got the ISO for the Consumer Preview, Should i go ahead and try it out?
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I wonder if this would run well on a netbook? Would rather not format my SSD yet again for a beta product though lol.
    
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Have you tried manually installing the Windows 7 driver?

Which drivers are these? like my GPU ones (nividia)? if so then yes I have tried to install them...
    
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