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Considering Installing Windows 8, What do I need to know before my install?

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Alright guys, Here's the deal. I'm fascinated by windows 8 and I feel it might be worth giving it a try.

So I've a spare laptop I barely use and a SSD on it, I've got my backup older HDD so I figured I'll swap out the SSD and plop in the HDD and install win8 on that. What should I know before hand when Installing windows 8? Anyone have some good advice and tips for installing it?

(and no flame hate for me wanting to try windows 8. I know there's a ton of people on here that think windows 8 is the devil. I understand your concerns and I'd still like to try it. If I don't like it, wow no big deal, just swap my SSD back in with win 7 on it and done deal. I want to try it for myself and come to my own conclusion)

Tips? Tricks? Anything that'd help me install it I'm open for it. I'd like to know everyone's experience installing it. thumb.gif
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That you are making a mistake biggrin.gif

Edit: I love trying software, I've installed and used everything from msdos 6.0 to every windows and hardcore linux(not ubuntu crap) and one bsd system, windows 8 is not worthy for anything other than phones (love my lumia) or maybe tablets.
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Not really understanding what you mean by "tips" for installation...all you have to do is follow the on-screen procedures as you would any other OS install.
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