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I installed the 32bit version in virtual box but the guest additions don't work. Anyone found a solution for that?
    
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It seems the system rating scores have increased to 9.9.
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what are the specs of this system?
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lol what's with the fish on this haha.
Do they mean to say that they have some of you 'hook line and sinker' lol

Or they're about to get eaten by penguins! biggrin.gif
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So... can metro be turned off? And how?
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scores on my PC look the same as on Windows 7, graphics are a bit lower I think, but I'm using the default driver,

Metro UI is part of the OS, you can use the "classic" desktop, but there is not start button, you press the "win" key on you keyboard and metro ui appears
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Wow, I was hoping the CP would be different to the DP, but it's worse. 

No way to get back to the CORRECT start menu, and now in the CP you can't get to safe mode by pressing F8. 

M$ have really screwed this OS up. I won't be buying this piece of crapware.

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Could someone try a GFWL game on their win 8 install please? didn't work on the dev preview.
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This Metro Thing is awful,i am very confused,the application that are not metro enabled look awfull in the start screen
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Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post

lol what's with the fish on this haha.
Do they mean to say that they have some of you 'hook line and sinker' lol

Betta fish for a Beta product tongue.gif They did something similar for Windows 7.

Anyway, VirtualBox works great with this. Not a fan of the new interface though frown.gif
Edited by tehmaggot - 2/29/12 at 10:33am
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Could someone who has finished downloading please create a torrent link?.... its so bogged down at the moment sad-smiley-002.gif

Also I am surprised they are still pushing an x86 edition? this war horse should have died a long time ago IMO
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