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does anyone have an issue where the windows 8 store gives you a purchase error for a free program? i want a few of the weather apps and such, but it keeps telling me theres been an error during purchase.

it just basically goes "something happened and your purchase cant be completed"
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Are you logged in (Windows + I + "Your Account")?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

I'm on windows 7, and I'm wondering, is it worth the jump? I do not mind the UI of metro, I like it slightly better than 7.

I find windows 8 pretty much great.
some learning curve but since yesterday its a much easier and works better for me than windows 7.
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navigation is pretty easy now, im not getting lost nearly as much. Its like version 2.0 to the vanilla desktop experience of win7. As for now im giving it a thumb.gif but reserve the right to take it back as I load my device software.

still early, apps can be better, hopefully tweaks comes to change tiles or such.

I am enjoying windows 8 though,biggrin.gif
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Are you logged in (Windows + I + "Your Account")?

yes thats the odd part
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I'm really enjoying the UI quite a bit. I much prefer the start screen to the start menu now and I hardly ever go to the desktop. Microsoft just needs to work out the bugs....
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

I'm really enjoying the UI quite a bit. I much prefer the start screen to the start menu now and I hardly ever go to the desktop. Microsoft just needs to work out the bugs....

Bugs are to be expected. In hindsight, I should probably have waited a bit, but now that I'm here, I'm not going back to W7. So, I'll just deal with the bugs as I get them.

Like my stupid system freezing randomly STILL. mad.gif

Even a repair installation didn't work. Everything checks out on the system end, the only error I get in my event logs is my network adapter disconnecting at times but that's not the problem. The errors don't line up with the freezes and I've updated those drivers to no avail. It also seems it's a more common issue.
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Yeah, naming the columns is a nice touch. I still think there is a whole lot of customization potential with metro and can't wait to see the custom start screens people come up with down the road...
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I installed the Enterprise Preview in a virtual box to give it one more test drive, but after installing guest additions my maximum resolution is 1152x864. Has anyone experienced this and found a way around it?
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