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Doubt you can switch to another machine though I'm not certain. Even still, you can just buy another upgrade Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
and use the $25 promo to get it for $15
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post #702 of 841
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Doubt you can switch to another machine though I'm not certain. Even still, you can just buy another upgrade Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
and use the $25 promo to get it for $15
.

I actually have several copies of that, I just didn't want to use one that was for legit laptop upgrades for family members. I guess I can try it and see.
post #703 of 841
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Anyone try out XBOX smartglass yet or any other nifty XBMC integration? Just picked up a 360 again on trade after owning one for about a month when it first came out.
Edit: Also, should we try and make this thread official?
SmartGlass is a gimmick, at least for phones. The connection is a bit slow and laggy, only reason to use it is for show-off or for browsing (keyboard).
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SmartGlass is a gimmick, at least for phones. The connection is a bit slow and laggy, only reason to use it is for show-off or for browsing (keyboard).

Well I have it for my W8 Laptop so I'll have to test it out. I heard you can transfer your game play to the laptop screen (LAN only) if you need the TV for something else. Everything I hear about it is good and the android app has very good reviews so far. A couple reviews stated "better than expected" etc. I have high hopes for it.. maybe I shouldn't rolleyes.gif
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Anyone have the Nokia Lumia 920 as well as Windows 8? I'm wondering if they are well-integrated.
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Anyone got experience yet with Windows 8 in the Enterprise?? Does anyone know is Windows 8 works with Server 2008 group policy?
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I was very happy when I found the Screenshot shortcut WIN + PRT SC. that automatically takes a screenshot and saves it. I thought "wow I wont need to use Fraps, or it doesn't need to be a steam game!" to my surprize when I ran Planetside 2 and took a few screenshots it only took screenshots of my desktop... Sad day.. frown.gif
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Sorry if this was mentioned somewhere earlier, but what is the difference between the regular and the pro version? Anything major besides the downgrade rights?I was thinking of buying 8 pro while it's cheap, downgrading to 7 while the drivers for 8 are being fixed, then going back to 8.
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Ok, I can confirm the upgrade will only activate on one machine, I ended up using another key for this one.
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Sorry if this was mentioned somewhere earlier, but what is the difference between the regular and the pro version? Anything major besides the downgrade rights?I was thinking of buying 8 pro while it's cheap, downgrading to 7 while the drivers for 8 are being fixed, then going back to 8.
Buy it now for the deal, have it make the ISO and just don't use it until you are ready. Once you buy it there is no time limit to use it. Just sit on it if your are going to wait.
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