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What does it do if you launch another program while the Skype app is running? I would imagine it just runs in the background and you have to mouse to the upper left corner to get the window back.
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post #842 of 1104
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Originally Posted by Cavey00 View Post

What does it do if you launch another program while the Skype app is running? I would imagine it just runs in the background and you have to mouse to the upper left corner to get the window back.

That's right, but then I miss the little video window of my callee.
    
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Anyone else get a peculiar problem with Windows creating you a temporary account to login to. Then, telling you that you can log out and log back in to access you normal account. Which then repeats the same process.mad.gif
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Sign me in. I love my windows 8.
post #845 of 1104
Made the move to Windows 8 64bit Pro at the weekend thoroughly enjoying it.

Installed Start Bar and Windows Gadgets and i must say there is a huge speed increase in just general day to day tasks you don't realize how slow windows 7 is until you make the move.biggrin.gif
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Also installed Windows 8 over the weekent on my dual booting machine (W8 and Mac OS). Windows 8 install seriously took what looked like the best of pretty much forever biggrin.gif

Question: first installed W7, then inserted my W8 upgrade DVD I had done previously. I'd like to do a clean install, but I'm definitely not going through the process of installing everything again. Will I have to re-activate if I use the "Reset" feature? I'm just afraid it'll tell me my license is for an upgrade only and blah blah blah.

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Also installed Windows 8 over the weekent on my dual booting machine (W8 and Mac OS). Windows 8 install seriously took what looked like the best of pretty much forever biggrin.gif

Question: first installed W7, then inserted my W8 upgrade DVD I had done previously. I'd like to do a clean install, but I'm definitely not going through the process of installing everything again. Will I have to re-activate if I use the "Reset" feature? I'm just afraid it'll tell me my license is for an upgrade only and blah blah blah.

TIA

I'm not sure, but it shouldn't be a problem. If you have performance or stability problems, you might be able to fix it by refreshing your windows. Someone else already did that without issues.
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Anyone know any fixes to a error I keep getting. I keep getting failed to configure updates and it restarts I can't install updates? I'm so confused
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post #849 of 1104
Add me please, I love Win 8, I don't know why all the complains and hate, it´s realy fast and lightweight, all my programs that I used in Win 7 still working in Win 8.
I made a clean install, for the comments that I have read and update/upgrade instalations only cause problems. I always recommend a clean install, maybe you lost time reinstallig all your programs but at least you don't get a lot of problems with the upgrade. biggrin.gif



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post #850 of 1104
How did you proceed with the clean install? Did you have a full license or the upgrade one?
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