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um....have you not heard of pinning IE to the task bar? Right click it and open new window. anyway you should be using chrome tongue.gif

In my version, IE was pre-pinned to the taskbar. But I did not know about that trick for pinned programs.
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What practical difference would there be, anyway?

Ok, gonna try it by myself rolleyes.gif
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Loaded it up on my laptop again last night to give it another try. Even after saying I wouldn't. LOL
Organizing things the way I like, and getting rid of things I don't want, and creating short cuts to make things simpler have given me a better outlook on Windows 8! Going to keep it for awhile. By the way, I've managed to create and pin a shutdown short cut in the task bar, and on the metro UI. Much easier this way.thumb.gif
 
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I've been using Windows 8 64-bit on a VM for the past couple of days.

I have now decided to give it a proper test run on a separate partition, dual booting with windows 7.

Now that Windows 8 has full use of my PC's resources, let's hope it grows on me.
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hey guys is there a way to install this to like a 32gb SD card and boot it up in a laptop? also if this does work would it be fast enough?
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hey guys is there a way to install this to like a 32gb SD card and boot it up in a laptop? also if this does work would it be fast enough?

If your laptop can boot from SD then yes, but SD cards are slower then a regular laptop hard drive.
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It seems I may have found a problem with mkvmerge. It doesn't seem to play well with Windows 8. Some files will run through fine, and some give error messages. The ones that do run through, don't seem to want to play on my WDTV box. On windows 7 I run everything through mkvmerge before I play it in the box, and it works fine every time.redface.gif
 
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So far all applications run fine for me. Have you tried compatibility mode?
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um....have you not heard of pinning IE to the task bar? Right click it and open new window. anyway you should be using chrome tongue.gif
........
Just use ALT + F4 to shut down???!
I think people who are struggling are just those who don't explore and know the short cuts for a lot of stuff.
That's the problem I think these days, Microsoft has done spoiled everyone with a shortcut-less environment with start menu's etc all being in perfect mouse click sync. That people don't even know more then 3 Windows keyboard shortcuts. Now when Microsoft introduces a desktop environment where keyboard shortcuts play a big role in functionality, people reject it. Maybe Microsoft could recall all of its products and people could use linux a little bit, and understand the keyboard plays just as much a role as the mouse. tongue.gif
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hey guys is there a way to install this to like a 32gb SD card and boot it up in a laptop? also if this does work would it be fast enough?
It would be like booting from any other removable media, slow but works, no seek time on memory makes up for a little bit of the huge performance decrease over a hard drive. But I have read somewhere that Windows 8 will be completely capable of running off a USB drive, something no other Windows is capable of without modification. Everything installed, saved, or downloaded is stored directly to the USB drive. So your capable of bringing Windows 8 with you and booting your own desktop environment from your own drive just by popping it in a computer and rebooting.
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So far all applications run fine for me. Have you tried compatibility mode?

Will give it a try!
 
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