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I will not go trough all posts sorry if already mentioned. Anyone noticed any performance increase in games? I only installed 2: Rusty Hearts which does not work and L4D2. I installed Win 8 on my laptop, no SSD in it, game load times are so much faster, since im on Windows 8 I always find myself loaded up 1st on new map a good 5 noticeable seconds ahead and it runs smoother too. Anyone else happy with game performance improvements? biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by MME1122 View Post

So I just installed the consumer preview on my netbook. I technically have 4 partitions: the system reserved partition, the recovery partition (for windows 7) that came with the netbook, a partition for the developer preview (which I shrank), and a new partition for the consumer preview.
I was planning on removing the developer preview and reinstalling windows 7 from the recovery partition, but I can't figure out how to boot to it. My boot device options are the hard drive and network boot, and when I boot to the hard drive, I get some kind of custom OS selection menu that I never had before. Am I dead in the water or can I boot to my recovery partition?
I just booted into windows 8 and double checked disk management, the recovery partition is still there.

Check your laptop manual,. there' s usually some F key you gotta hit right at bootup which triggers the restore partition bootup.
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Apart from the lack of a classick start orb/menu i am liking 8 so far. Installed it on my SSD and its as quick as ever. driver installations are ridiculously fast as well.
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how do I pull up favorites in the new Internet explore - thanks

    
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Anyone having issues w/ extremely slow internet speeds after install? I am crawling at 30kb/s for some reason. I am currently downloading(slowly) new drivers for my wi-fi card. This is on my Asus 1215B netbook, FYI. Not my internet because desktop speeds are OK.
    
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Anyone having issues w/ extremely slow internet speeds after install? I am crawling at 30kb/s for some reason. I am currently downloading(slowly) new drivers for my wi-fi card. This is on my Asus 1215B netbook, FYI. Not my internet because desktop speeds are OK.

Not myself, although I'm running on LAN and get my full download speeds and ping of 11 ms.

Can you report back once you install the new wi-fi drivers?
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Bump windows 8 is running epicly on my 2500k its much more smooth and fluid in opening programs smile.gif
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Anyone else having trouble setting Chrome as the default browser?

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Nope got mine loading chrome fine smile.gif

Just uninstall I.E and it auto defaults to chrome thumb.gif
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