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Originally Posted by bfromcolo View Post

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?

VirtualBox does not support Windows 8 atm.
 
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post #592 of 841
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post

Seems like http://win8tiles.com/ is down, any other alternatives for the new start screen icons? tongue.gif
Still missing some proper icons for some games like Medal of Honor Warfighter and GTA IV. thumb.gif

Dev of Win8tiles.com here. I'm working with Microsoft to figure out what's going on with the site. I hope to have it back up shortly, worse case scenario the CPU quota on the cloud will reset in about 5 hours. Working with the Azure team to find out what caused the CPU spike last night that took the site down. I hit 500% CPU Quota in about 4 hours last night, with very little site traffic.
post #593 of 841
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post

VirtualBox does not support Windows 8 atm.

Well Win 8 32 and 64 bit are both in the pull down menu when you select OS Type creating a new machine.

Seems to be working fine, just lost all but 2 resolution choices when I installed Guest Additions. I uninstalled Guest Additions and now I can go up to 1600 x 1200.
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post #594 of 841
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Dev of Win8tiles.com here. I'm working with Microsoft to figure out what's going on with the site. I hope to have it back up shortly, worse case scenario the CPU quota on the cloud will reset in about 5 hours. Working with the Azure team to find out what caused the CPU spike last night that took the site down. I hit 500% CPU Quota in about 4 hours last night, with very little site traffic.

Great site, I actually found out about it on r/windows someones doing a great job advertising it. Hope to see it up again, Good luck. biggrin.gif

Edit: and it's back up! thumb.gif
Edited by ANDMYGUN - 11/2/12 at 5:10pm
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Great site, I actually found out about it on r/windows someones doing a great job advertising it. Hope to see it up again, Good luck. biggrin.gif
Edit: and it's back up! thumb.gif

Thanks, trying my hardest to get the word out to wherever I can.

We found the issue in the code. I added some code to randomize the tiles displayed on the front-page, the problem was that I had a loop that was based on a byte size, so when we hit 256 tiles, it caused the loop to become infinite, chewing through our CPU Quota in about 4 hours last night (when I was sleeping...damn sleep always causing problems!). So after a bit of debugging on my local machine, I found the loop, patched it and we're back in business! Hopefully I won't have another issue like that. Now that we're in a stable state, I'll probably build myself a small dev testing server to make sure I don't tongue.gif
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Nice job on the tiles, some of us are 2560 x 1440 users. It is recommended to have 256 x 256 or higher tiles PNG.
 
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post #597 of 841
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Some may already knew this but I just found this out today... lol


lol nice found smile.gif
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post #598 of 841
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Anyone using the xbox companion in Windows 8? I'm not really sure what its supposed to do other than launch games from your PC on your XBOX but seen as I have both connected to the same monitor its pointless as you cant see what its doing!

Tested this out today. I too have my 360 connected to my main monitor so I booted SmartGlass on my laptop instead and tried out Forza Horizon. It's pretty cool, it acts as a full on GPS map screen so you can look at it, set filters, etc etc without having to bring up the in-game one. I haven't tried it with other games yet, but it seems like a neat feature.
 
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OMG I absolutely love the XBOX music player in Win8! Snapping it to the side is awesome with the album art and it just works great. Lots of new music to sample too! thumb.gif

Btw, if you're wondering what I'm listening to its "In Flames - Take This Life" Check it out!
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OMG I absolutely love the XBOX music player in Win8! Snapping it to the side is awesome with the album art and it just works great. Lots of new music to sample too! thumb.gif
Btw, if you're wondering what I'm listening to its "In Flames - Take This Life" Check it out!

I love it too. the only problem I have with it is it doesn't use shortcut keys. And the whole volume going lower when alt + tabbing some times. If that happens to you try closing some programs (helps when I close Steam)

Also I'm listening to the new Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind album. Great album thumb.gif
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