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Beat you to it tongue.gif

lol.. Thanks! thumb.gif
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post #412 of 1104
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Originally Posted by ./Cy4n1d3\. View Post

I gave in and decided on a reinstall. Unfortunately, I decided to redownload in the computer lab, where it took like 15 minutes to download. However, I think the upgrade assistant decided to give me 32 bit version... So I'm going to have to reredownload and rereinstall.
I found a portable hard drive I can back up everything on, so I can safely move everything, delete all partitions, and start from scratch.

Our capped internet line was upgraded this month to 1 Mbps (from 384kbps). And I can't download large files from approx. 100MB as they're usually corrupt.
Edited by JKuhn - 10/30/12 at 3:53am
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post #413 of 1104
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Yea, there was a period of activity (100+ posts) when I was no longer paying attention to the thread. So when I came back tracking down all of the screens was a pain. Anyways welcome! thumb.gif
Added:
  • DJKAY
  • ElectroGeek007
  • TheByt3
  • JRuxGaming

Could you please add me? The required screenshot is on page 28, post 273.

EDIT: I see you did add me, you just didn't mention it.
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post #414 of 1104
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Attention people... Want a 64 bit version? Use a 64 bit version computer to download. I thought I would be smart and download in the computer lab, where download speeds were stupid fast, on 32 bit machines. Now, after several reinstalls, I am back. smile.gif

You know, those kids on campus that act like vendors in a bazaar, trying to show you Windows 8 and why you should buy it, are actually sometimes useful. My WindowsU representative had a 64 bit Pro on a flash drive so I installed with that. Right now, I am installing Dishonored, League of Legends, and World of Tank. smile.gif

I'm a fan of Windows 8... Just let me get some screen shots later.
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add me to the list!

You need to post a screenshot of your metro start screen with your ocn username, or winver (press win+r and type winver) with your ocn username in notepad.
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How do you change your name on the metro start screen?
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post #418 of 1104
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How do you change your name on the metro start screen?
Windows Charms -> Settings -> Control Panel -> User Accounts -> "Change your account name"
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post #419 of 1104
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Windows Charms -> Settings -> Control Panel -> User Accounts -> "Change your account name"

I've been trying to find a way to change my account name as well. In user accounts I don't have the choice of "Change your account name".
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post #420 of 1104
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I've been trying to find a way to change my account name as well. In user accounts I don't have the choice of "Change your account name".

Make sure you are using a local account instead of a Windows Live account.

PC Settings > Users > Switch to local account
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