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I'm still annoyed by the fact that I can't set Chrome as the default browser.

What do you mean by that? I've been using chrome to open all urls within windows by default since day one and all html files I've set to open with Chrome too. Did you try going through chrome's settings or did you do it through windows' settings for default programs?

 

In Chrome settings itself, where the button usually is to set as default browser, it's not there :/

 

So any links I click form IRC, Skype, Mumble chats open in IE.

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I love the new metro UI despite all the hate going on.

By the way will I be able to upgrade to the real deal from Release client? I know I can't from the consumer preview.
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I love the new metro UI despite all the hate going on.

By the way will I be able to upgrade to the real deal from Release client? I know I can't from the consumer preview.

 

Nope, no upgrading between candidates.

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Nope, no upgrading between candidates.

Too bad.

Thanks for the info
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Have you tried going into Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Set Default Programs?
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Have you tried going into Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Set Default Programs?

 

I'll have to give that a try tonight.

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I'm still annoyed by the fact that I can't set Chrome as the default browser.
Yea, its really bugging me too...
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What do you mean by that? I've been using chrome to open all urls within windows by default since day one and all html files I've set to open with Chrome too. Did you try going through chrome's settings or did you do it through windows' settings for default programs?
Yep both, doesn't work.
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In Chrome settings itself, where the button usually is to set as default browser, it's not there :/

So any links I click form IRC, Skype, Mumble chats open in IE.
The button is there for me but says "chrome is already default browser", yet IE is still the default. I think this has to do with how hacky chromes installer is. Notice how it installs without UAC, it bypasses all that. Hopefully Google will get it fixed by the release preview. It should be popping up "New browser found, select which you would like to use" just like it does with USB drives and CD's and all that. I got it to do that one time but forgot how...
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Have you tried going into Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Set Default Programs?
Yea, its not even in the default programs list. Stupid chrome... sozo.gif
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Yea, its really bugging me too...
Yep both, doesn't work.
The button is there for me but says "chrome is already default browser", yet IE is still the default. I think this has to do with how hacky chromes installer is. Notice how it installs without UAC, it bypasses all that. Hopefully Google will get it fixed by the release preview. It should be popping up "New browser found, select which you would like to use" just like it does with USB drives and CD's and all that. I got it to do that one time but forgot how...
Yea, its not even in the default programs list. Stupid chrome... sozo.gif

hmm how unusual...the only thing i can think of is to reinstall/update chrome but even that might or might not work...Shouldn't be a big deal since Release Candidate should be coming out soon right? biggrin.gif
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Well, it is still a beta biggrin.gif
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Would like to join

Have been using Windows 8 for a while now. I just love it. It is my main OS also. Play my games and all from it.

Benchmarking is very similar to Win 7. Some scores are higher and some lower. In games though for me my minimum and average frames are higher in general. Also the games feels smoother.

I had a Bulldozer and there was a slight performance increase but this could be placebo. (sold my bully).

Also looking forward to release preview early in June. It is said you can upgrade but they advise a clean install due to changes of dll's
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