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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
  • 30% (275)
    Yes
  • 46% (428)
    No
  • 9% (87)
    Maybe (and I have tried it)
  • 13% (121)
    Maybe (and I HAVEN't tried it)
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post #361 of 711
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There are InjFX problems with shaders in Windows 8, the games I play use Injfx to some extent. The tile effect and hidden menus are not really for me...
Windows 8 doesn't at this stage prove to be an advantage,

Not sure what problems you are having but I use SweetFX on Windows 8 on 99% of my games and no issues at all.
     
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I installed W8 pro last week and ended up going back to W7.
I play mostly games and use a few CAD programs on my PC.
Steam was giving me problems.
CS source would not launch and my left mouse button would not work while entering a game in CS:GO.

Autocad 2010 and other engineering softwares are not compatible yet frown.gif
I'll most likely install dual boot and wait until more updates become available.
post #363 of 711
I've seen some benchmarks and everything I've seen is withing 0.0-2.0 fps difference going to Windows 8. So I really don't see the need to change unless a service pack comes along that gives better functionality.

Read it here:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/windows-8-gaming-performance,3331.html
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theres rumors that google is going to bring a chrome start icon to win 8 to be a start menu
post #365 of 711
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theres rumors that google is going to bring a chrome start icon to win 8 to be a start menu

What I really want is to get a youtube app... something like how the Netflix and Hulu apps look. I'd love to have all my subscriptions on page like that.
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Anyone know how I can get the 32bit version?
I bought the 64bit upgrade, but now I want to install it on my net-book instead of my Rig smile.gif
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What I really want is to get a youtube app... something like how the Netflix and Hulu apps look. I'd love to have all my subscriptions on page like that.

Just get Youtube+ or Youtube RT through the Windows store in "Music and Video" (both are paid though).
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Just get Youtube+ or Youtube RT through the Windows store in "Music and Video" (both are paid though).

Exactly the problem. wink.gif
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Anyone know how I can get the 32bit version?
I bought the 64bit upgrade, but now I want to install it on my net-book instead of my Rig smile.gif

I'm not sure how you'll be able to get one without buying it. Have you checked the M$ site for an ISO? I have both, but it was a retail package. Just remember that the Metro apps need a minimum vertical resolution of 768 pixels and some notebooks only support 600.
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Exactly the problem. wink.gif

There's also Youtube Player, but I don't know if it supports subscriptions, etc.
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