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I hate Everything about Xbox Live. If they put that in my Machine and dont support XBOX Games i will delete the hell out of it. In short Stick to Windows 7.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Quantum Reality View Post

I have a spare 1 TB HD I'm going to test Win8 on this coming weekend. smile.gif

cool beans, hope you like it. biggrin.gif
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i'll enjoy Windows 8, specially when i get a touchscreen eventually biggrin.gif i like Metro UI it's not bad once you configure it for what you need biggrin.gif
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OKay I'm downloading now. Going to give it a try in virtual box thumb.gif
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OKay I'm downloading now. Going to give it a try in virtual box thumb.gif

This ought to be interesting, let me know how you fair...
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This ought to be interesting, let me know how you fair...

Okay just got it running in virtual box. Less then a minute of use and I can already tell this version is much more polished then the developer preview

if anyone would like to set up a virtual box read this article, it's a good step by step Tut

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/how_dual-boot_or_virtualize_windows_8_0313 thumb.gif
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it may be more polished, but still needs a lot of work.

Exchange email (the email app itself needs work) doesnt work properly.
it only synced 5 emails, tells me i have 2 unread, which i do, but the 2 unread are not showing.
it added sync folders which are not there in Outlook.
its not easy to add accounts either. you have to try with simple info...wait for it to fail, then you get to add more information (like domain, username etc... which should be available from the start!)

over all its cool... it makes me want a windows phone! lol - but i would never upgrade win7 until 8 is complete
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Whats this with XBOX? Does Win 8 play XBOX games?
 
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post #49 of 74
no.. you can hook into xbox live... and basically control the xbox with Win8 , but you cant play xbox games.


(why would they allow that? then you wouldnt have to buy an xbox! lol.. and the next xbox (720?) is being announced this year)
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Whats this with XBOX? Does Win 8 play XBOX games?

Nope but it does let you use your tablet as a remote/game pad for your xbox
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