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Considering the CP was my main OS, this comes as a much appreciated update smile.gif.

I actually like the new buttons and colors on everything
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Considering the CP was my main OS, this comes as a much appreciated update smile.gif.
I actually like the new buttons and colors on everything

Me too! biggrin.gif

I've been going around the house installing it on every machine and still cannot get over how fast installation is. This is going to be a breeze for deployment.
    
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It's been almost 24 hours since RP came out, what does everyone think of it so far?
Personally, I'm loving it even more then the CP with the added touch of metro to the desktop UI so that it does feel more uniform throughout the entire GUI. On top of that, the start menu and charms panel being accessible on every monitor/taskbar available is absolutely fantastic. Oh I also get a bit better boot times now that I actually took the time to record the boot times I get in each preview.
I'm running it on my sig rig and it runs fine, better then Windows Vista/7. The only problem I have with 8 so far is the built in antivirus system Microsoft incorporated into the OS. Tho im sure I can figure out how to disable it somehow. tongue.gif
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Considering the CP was my main OS, this comes as a much appreciated update smile.gif.
I actually like the new buttons and colors on everything
The visual improvements are what I like best too. They fit better with the feel of the operating system. The only thing I don't like visually is the messagebox icons. They look cheap and basic.
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I've just installed it installed the release preview in a VM located on one of my hard drives.
It doesn't really feel as snappy as Windows 7 but that's probably due to using a RAM disk, SSD and more memory (VM is using 2GB) in Windows 7.
The Metro UI...i'm not too sure at the moment, i aim to use the VM as much as possible to see if i can get used to it.
Edited by Kieran - 6/1/12 at 1:26pm
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Here's to hoping the Release Preview has a juicy bunch of updates and features wink.gif I love seeing things change.
Also, could you put me on the list ? smile.gif
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WOW i do love the task manager...so clean you could eat off it.
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If you want to disable the lock screen follow the instructions linked to below

http://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-disable-the-lock-screen-in-windows-8-consumer-preview/

These instructions show you how to boot straight to the desktop, bypassing the metro start screen when you log on.

http://www.howtogeek.com/108349/how-to-boot-to-the-desktop-skip-metro-in-windows-8/
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Count me in! Nothing fancy here. Windows Server 8 is as barebones as you get but the speed is great.

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Does anyone else seem to get better temps on windows 8 ceterus paribus?
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Count me in! Nothing fancy here. Windows Server 8 is as barebones as you get but the speed is great.
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I might have to give server edition a try. thinking.gif Welcome! thumb.gif
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