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so i installed chrome but why do i now have a desktop version and an apps version that are different? that seems silly
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Hey guys. I'm using the Skype App and I'm liking it a lot but when ever I Alt + Tab I can no longer talk to my friend. Any one having similar problems?
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so i installed chrome but why do i now have a desktop version and an apps version that are different? that seems silly

+1 Its ridiculous.

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so i installed chrome but why do i now have a desktop version and an apps version that are different? that seems silly

The Metro version is more optimised for touchscreens. In other words, you probably wouldn't want to use it.
    
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Has anyone found a work around for MSI Afterburner in Windows 8? It causes black screens in most games if you try and use the on screen display. Works just fine to overclock the card and minimise though

EVGA Precision X should work, it's basically a re-skinned MSI Afterburner and compatible with Win 8 (3.0.4).
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I'm trying to update to Windows 8 from Windows 7 and it doesn't give me the option to keep my files.  I have my OS and Program Files on my SSD and Program Data on my secondary HDD.  Is there any way to upgrade to Windows 8 while keeping my files and settings?

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so i installed chrome but why do i now have a desktop version and an apps version that are different? that seems silly

If you download Firefox it uses the same version for both the desktop and Metro.
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I'm trying to update to Windows 8 from Windows 7 and it doesn't give me the option to keep my files.  I have my OS and Program Files on my SSD and Program Data on my secondary HDD.  Is there any way to upgrade to Windows 8 while keeping my files and settings?

Are you using the download version from here? If so when you ran Download Upgrade Assistant did you select "Keep files and settings"? If not it'll only give you the options to make a ISO image or to keep nothing.
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so i installed chrome but why do i now have a desktop version and an apps version that are different? that seems silly

If you have a google account as I do, you can just log in and stay logged in on both so your history/favourites/commonly visited sites/chrome apps/everything is synced between the two.
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I tried the early release of win8 & DIDN'T like having to sign in with an email address so i dumped it. Is the retail version the same ?
Also , i was informed last night that Media centre is a paid for "addon" with win8, is this true. Had a quick scout around but figured this is the quickest source of fairdinkum answers. Thanks in advance for any help.
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