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I have a question. I have followed Seans guide for Windows 7, and moved all of my libraries over to a secondary HDD, but I am wondering if that will mess up the Windows 8 Upgrade option, because I don't want to lose all of my files. Does anyone know?
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I have a question. I have followed Seans guide for Windows 7, and moved all of my libraries over to a secondary HDD, but I am wondering if that will mess up the Windows 8 Upgrade option, because I don't want to lose all of my files. Does anyone know?
why would that do anythign? They are on a separate disk. They will not be affected.
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I got a little problem with my motherboard. If I disable hibernation PC will not shutdown or restart, turns off monitor and stays on black screen, no disc activity. Only happens if shut down from settings menu, all normal if I press the power button. (Windows 8 Pro, release preview did not have this issue)
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TRIM is enabled in WIndows 8 by default.
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I got a little problem with my motherboard. If I disable hibernation PC will not shutdown or restart, turns off monitor and stays on black screen, no disc activity. Only happens if shut down from settings menu, all normal if I press the power button. (Windows 8 Pro, release preview did not have this issue)
I'd just leave hibernation enabled then. Possibly make a thread in the Windows section on it cause idk.

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TRIM is enabled in WIndows 8 by default.
yes it is as it was with windows 7 when the a drive with a rotational speed of 0 is detected.
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Hey guys,
I am having an issue with my install of Windows 8.
It hangs on the blue Windows 8 logo for around 30 seconds, then boots into the OS just fine.
This issue is present when the network cable is disconnected as well.
Any help?
Cheers!
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Hey guys,
I am having an issue with my install of Windows 8.
It hangs on the blue Windows 8 logo for around 30 seconds, then boots into the OS just fine.
This issue is present when the network cable is disconnected as well.
Any help?
Cheers!
rootbeer999
Any USB devices connected besides keyboard and mouse?
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i have windows 8 installed on an SSD. it's only 128GB and i'd like to clear some space. in regards to the tip on moving the Users folder to a secondary HDD, would it hurt performance by moving the entire Users folder off the SSD? do programs need to access the app data in the Users folder frequently, or is it just used for storage?

also, what about the other folders inside the Users folder (Default and Public)? i'm the only one who uses the PC.
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Samsung 840 Pro 256 & VelociRaptor incoming. Going through preparations while awaiting shipment. Keeping fingers crossed all goes well but have one main question.

I've got to first install Windows 7 before using Windows 8 Pro upgrade registration key. I'm going to assume I should follow the other Windows 7 guide instead and then move into this one after installation is complete to optimize my SSD?
     
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another start menu alternative you can add to the guide if you want sean

http://retroui.com/


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