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Just installed the preview on my X220T, and boy does it boot fast! biggrin.gif Take a look! smile.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=B37ZDvAPz1E

Win 8 should be better for tablet and tablet convertibles, especially in slate mode. I think people just find it awkward for mice input.
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Re-installed Windows 7 about a half hour after installing Windows 8....thumb.gif


No sound on either soundcard, and the layout isn't very user friendly in my own opinion.
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My download only took about 30 minutes (was DL the 32 and 64 bit versions at the same time.

Not sure why I DL it, I don't really plan on using it.
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Win 8 should be better for tablet and tablet convertibles, especially in slate mode. I think people just find it awkward for mice input.

Yeah well, didn't want to turn the screen around, as I still aren't used to the onscreen shortcuts (change windows etc.)
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Win 8 should be better for tablet and tablet convertibles, especially in slate mode. I think people just find it awkward for mice input.

This!!
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Question.... will this set itself up to dual boot?

Sorry, I really have no clue redface.gif
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I would rather use Mac OS over Windows 8.
I honestly don't like the new interface and not strictly because it's new or different.

The interface is just clunky...
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Coming from Vista I love Windows 8, haven't tried doing any benchmarks yet. Only complaint is the lack of a start button and the metro UI is annoying as hell, maybe some day I will get use to it :/

If the lack of start button is annoying and the Metro UI is too, then just use Windows 7. Heck Windows 8 IS Windows 7 to a point with a tablety UI. Windows 7 is solid, Windows 8 uses the same core as far as I know.
Edited by jameschisholm - 2/29/12 at 2:23pm
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Question.... will this set itself up to dual boot?
Sorry, I really have no clue redface.gif

Yes it will smile.gif
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Re-installed Windows 7 about a half hour after installing Windows 8....thumb.gif
No sound on either soundcard, and the layout isn't very user friendly in my own opinion.


sound worked OK for me, I'm using a Realtek ALC662 with the default windows drivers,
I tested a few games and it was OK, the only thing that bothers me is that I can't access the catalyst control center, I tried installing the win7 driver but it didn't work..
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