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WHAT!!!! New York ??????

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WHAT!!!! New York ??????
Installed mines at around 11 PM biggrin.gif New York as well.
post #43 of 99
Anyone know if you can setup the download as a dual boot so I don't lose Win 7 if I decide I don't like Win 8?
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post #44 of 99
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Anyone know if you can setup the download as a dual boot so I don't lose Win 7 if I decide I don't like Win 8?
Why don't you just download the 90 day evaluation copy and set it as your dual boot? Try it....
Use Start8/ClassicShell/Pokki + Windows 8.
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Originally Posted by zephiK View Post

What!? I thought you had to buy a qualifying PC. Did you just do this within the hour and got your promo code or what?
edit: confirmed it works

I just got my promo code too, is this not gonna check your machine, ask for proof somehow?
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post #46 of 99
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Sad thing, Windows 8 can't be bought in digital download version frown.gif Sad thing, only in the OEM disk version frown.gif( Both the Pro and Non-Pro editions.
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Originally Posted by CalinTM View Post

Sad thing, Windows 8 can't be bought in digital download version frown.gif Sad thing, only in the OEM disk version frown.gif( Both the Pro and Non-Pro editions.

I downloaded the update and installed it on a separate partition (dual boot) and it never asked for proof of a previous version. According to the website it would have to be installed on a partition that already had a previous version installed. Doesn't seem to be the case...

So far it seems pretty good, works with the games I've tried so far (borderlands 2 & Blacklight Retribution, as well with Steam (brought the shortcut over from the Win 7 install). The metro system's driving me a little up the wall, but that's a given that I'm not used to it.
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post #48 of 99
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Originally Posted by CalinTM View Post

Sad thing, Windows 8 can't be bought in digital download version frown.gif Sad thing, only in the OEM disk version frown.gif( Both the Pro and Non-Pro editions.

Give it a day or so and .iso of the oem will be online.
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You sure about this ? One of the MVP's of some microsoft answers site, told me that Windows 8 OEM is not in the digital download version, and i need to purchase it on the disk version, if i want windows 8...

Any info about the digital version ? Any MS that i can ask about it ?
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post #50 of 99
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I just got my promo code too, is this not gonna check your machine, ask for proof somehow?
Before you quoted me, I edited my post. It does work.
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