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post #561 of 711
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Originally Posted by deafboy View Post

Use it on the secondary rig.... not planning on putting in on my sig rig.

Just not a fan of how it deals with multiple screens among a lot of other things.

In what way? I'm genuinely curious as I have it on my sig rig which runs 4 monitors and it runs the same as it did when I had 7 on it.
 
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post #562 of 711
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Originally Posted by Marafice Eye View Post

In what way? I'm genuinely curious as I have it on my sig rig which runs 4 monitors and it runs the same as it did when I had 7 on it.

In terms of the multiple monitor thing?

Corners, taskbar, what's considered the main display, etc...
 
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post #563 of 711
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Originally Posted by deafboy View Post

In terms of the multiple monitor thing?

Corners, taskbar, what's considered the main display, etc...

Yeah, was just wondering what you were having issues with on 8 compared to 7. The taskbar is set to only be on my main display, I was able to set my main display just as in 7. The window swap corner is only on my main display. the 'gems bar' or w/e the heck they call it will pop up if I go to the lower right on any screen, but unless I actively try to make it come up, it never happens when I don't want it to.

I have my 4 set sort of like a pyramid, 3 across the bottom, 1 up top that's wall-mounted (main display)
 
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post #564 of 711
Yeah, not a big deal for most. It just bugs me. lol.
 
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post #565 of 711
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Yeah, not a big deal for most. It just bugs me. lol.

What still bugs me is when a file opens with a default Win 8 App and I have to go set another default option. Rarely happens now since I've done it for pretty much everything, but still annoys me when it pops up. I too was of the mindset of not installing it on my desktop for a while but a harddrive failure and purchase of a new SSD made me say "eh, why not?" lol.
 
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I'd love to install it as I have a free key from MS but the upgrade fails and I can't be bothered to do a full install....
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post #567 of 711
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Originally Posted by deafboy View Post

In terms of the multiple monitor thing?

Corners, taskbar, what's considered the main display, etc...

it''s just like win 7 in surround. there is no issues with corners, you setup what is main in nvidia control panel just like everything else. only issue is nvidia hasn't gotten the taskbar centered in drivers. it currently stretches across all 3. other than that works fine and normal
post #568 of 711
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In terms of the multiple monitor thing?

Corners, taskbar, what's considered the main display, etc...

I agree it's not so good when running NVidia surround redface.gif
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post #569 of 711
I tried to use windows 8 for some time, in the end i had to go back to 7. Windows 8 hated my overclock. I would get BSOD's lots of TDR's, black screens and random reboots. I went back to 7 and all is perfect now.
post #570 of 711
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I tried to use windows 8 for some time, in the end i had to go back to 7. Windows 8 hated my overclock. I would get BSOD's lots of TDR's, black screens and random reboots. I went back to 7 and all is perfect now.

Did you upgrade, or do a clean install over your old OS? Upgrades are prone to having issues if you used the old OS for a long time.
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