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post #11 of 25
FYI - BF3 will NOT work.

Since Win8 is a beta, punkbuster doesnt support it. You will get disconnected from any server since it thinks you are cheating.

I installed it on a spare 110gb drive. No hangs, no issues. its very different and takes some getting used to that for sure. I cant get my exchange email to work properly. only partially syncs, and wont get the most recent emails. Not to mention, there are no real settings (like how far back to sync, etc). C'mon! even my iphone works with exchange better!

some live tiles dont want to work (like the people one doesnt work for me)
cant connect to facebook messaging - even though it tells me it connected.
very surprised there is no facebook app to play with (no big deal)

You cant run flash in the Metro IE. it makes you switch to the desktop (I really hope they fix that!!!)

there is no start button - and its hard to find all apps.


the list goes on...

overall, its very cool and it makes me want a windows phone.... but it needs a LOT of work before its ready for the market.
post #12 of 25
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cant connect to facebook messaging - even though it tells me it connected

It might be the same as the WP7 Facebook chat issue where you need to link your Facebook account to your Windows Live account and enable access to the Facebook Chat.
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it requested and i allowed (in win8) - i just checked and its listed in my apps, with full permission.

anyone else get it to work?
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Thx for the feedback, but I might wait so I can play BF3 then :/

I really hate Punkbuster....
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Nice find Slacker!
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Nice find Slacker!

Agreed, looks like I'm gonna be installing Win8 CP later >:]
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BF3 works fine on windows 8... I played all day yesterday and the day before. literally EVERYTHING works on windows 8, and its not even a beta yet. its what windows 7 should have been in my opinion. thumb.gif
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i might need to wipe my 500gb drive and start over.. installing just my fav items smile.gif
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BF3 works fine on windows 8... I played all day yesterday and the day before. literally EVERYTHING works on windows 8, and its not even a beta yet. its what windows 7 should have been in my opinion. thumb.gif

Because W8 is W7, with a different theme tongue.gif
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