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I had to refresh because of a bad update or something else that went wrong (not a W8 problem, might be the hdd or just my horrible luck with windows). Because I'm kind of lazy, I just tried (unsuccessfully) moving all my program files from windows.old into the old folders and everything kind of works, but I'm going to probably have to start from scratch :\
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Well, so far, I love Windows 8 Pro but it does take getting used to. (To much muscle memory.) I have it installed on my Tablet, Laptop and Home desktop computer and it just works. I find myself using the Modern UI IE10 a lot since I am either typing a post like this or reading something and prefer to remain focused on it.

I just wish the laptop I have (HP DV7-4273us) had better graphics support. However, that is because AMD has ditched the 4200 series which my machine has along with a 6300 series discrete adapter.
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I just found my self having to reset my pc. Started when I restarted my PC to install a driver, I got a blue screen error Bad_Pool_Cleaner, after windows tried to repair its self I also got a SrtTrail.txe error, I then tried to start up in safemode to only have windows try to repair and fail its self again... After that I tried to refresh my PC but got a error stating it couldn't be done. As of typing this I'm resetting my PC for the first time loosing all my files... I'm quite up set I couldn't figure out what the issue was and I hope this doesn't happen again. Didn't back up anything either...

Always back up!

Edit: Apparently it's going to take 10+ hours to reset...
Edited by ANDMYGUN - 1/18/13 at 5:30pm
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Originally Posted by ANDMYGUN View Post

I just found my self having to reset my pc. Started when I restarted my PC to install a driver, I got a blue screen error Bad_Pool_Cleaner, after windows tried to repair its self I also got a SrtTrail.txe error, I then tried to start up in safemode to only have windows try to repair and fail its self again... After that I tried to refresh my PC but got a error stating it couldn't be done. As of typing this I'm resetting my PC for the first time loosing all my files... I'm quite up set I couldn't figure out what the issue was and I hope this doesn't happen again. Didn't back up anything either...

Always back up!

Edit: Apparently it's going to take 10+ hours to reset...

Couldn't you just use the install disk to fix it?
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Don't have a disk bought it via upgrade. Tried to repair but kept failing, not sure what else I could of tried.

Edit: Spelling error.
Edited by ANDMYGUN - 1/18/13 at 9:14pm
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Please add me. Thanks

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All done resetting, took about 4 hours and everything is back up and running. The only weird thing I encountered was I still had the same Wallpaper on my desktop.... Other than that all programs and settings deleted like it stated.
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Anyone here dislike the metro version of Skype?

I saw a tip somewhere that suggested installing the desktop version, and took the plunge yesterday. I often want to have multiple things open when skyping, so desktop version it is for me.
    
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Anyone here dislike the metro version of Skype?

I saw a tip somewhere that suggested installing the desktop version, and took the plunge yesterday. I often want to have multiple things open when skyping, so desktop version it is for me.

I like it just fine. I'm running two screens though so what I usually do is snap it all the way to the side of the screen I'm not gaming on so I have the rest of the real estate there for monitoring or whatever. I don't think it minumizes if you have it snapped. I could be wrong.
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Yeah, I'd be a lot more tolerant of it if I had two screens. biggrin.gif
    
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