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post #21 of 76
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I posted the download link in the OP...

(Here it is again)

Windows 8 ISO Download

Windows Vista & Windows 7 Can both burn the ISO to a DVD for you..
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post #22 of 76
downloading and will be installing on my hp slate.
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post #23 of 76
Think i could throw the iso onto a bootable usb drive...i dont have a dvd drive lol
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post #24 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fullmetalaj0 View Post

Think i could throw the iso onto a bootable usb drive...i dont have a dvd drive lol

That's how I'll be installing it smile.gif
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post #25 of 76
Gonna definitely dual boot and try this out. smile.gif
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post #26 of 76
Quote:
Metro style applications have a minimum of 1024x768 screen resolution, and 1366x768 for the snap feature.

Why? The Metro UI runs on a smartphone, but won't work on my netbook (1024x600).
Is this how the final release will be also? If so, Windows 8 is a fail.
Edited by blupupher - 2/29/12 at 11:07am
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post #27 of 76
Tried 8 already and just couldn't get into the Metro thing. I suppose it's because I don't twit, book, or do any of that other social media crap that dominated the space. I like my rainmeter setup and not sure what is in 8 that would make me leave 7.
   
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Metro is not meant for traditional desktop/laptop, it's obviously meant for touch screens.
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post #29 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by blupupher View Post

Quote:
Metro style applications have a minimum of 1024x768 screen resolution, and 1366x768 for the snap feature.
Why? The Metro UI runs on a smartphone, but won't work on my netbook (800x600).
Is this how the final release will be also? If so, Windows 8 is a fail.

Microsoft is aware of the 5 million netbook owners currently running Windows 7 they are screwing over and simply doesn't care.
    
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post #30 of 76
is this the same build as the "old" developer preview or a newer version? confused.gif
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