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I can live with the "metro" modern interface and really don't mind it all. I still, however, can't get over how ugly the new theming is. They really got rid of aero for this?
Since Windows 8's UI focused on tablets (from which consumers demand the best battery life possible), Microsoft seems to have found what I consider the best balance for keeping UI from eating up GPU resources (which would deplete the charge of a battery faster) while making it look more attractive than the Windows Classic interface by going with a basic color scheme. I would rather just use the Windows Classic UI as I'm not concerned about how pretty the UI looks as long as it's resource efficient and intuitive.
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You can reinstall off of the DVD that you make as many times as you want and your product key will always work as long as it's only being used on one computer at a time.

Gotcha.

I hope we'll get some decent updates for Windows 8 down the road too.
post #113 of 116
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Can someone fill me in on this so called key glitch.
I have the upgrade installed, from a clean install off the DVD. I also have a Media Centre key.
How does one make me a shiny Win 8 Pro FULL edition? biggrin.gif

google Mydigitallife.

Thats all im going to say, as its against the rules really. But yes, a WMC 8 key can activate windows 8 pro when done correctly... Its all about Morality though.
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I've actually reverted back to 7 after upgrading to 8, I actually miss it a lot, but I had massive instability issues, possibly due to my specific setup, but it kept corrupting (on 3 different drives and different install methods). So until it's matured for a month I'm going to have to leave it.
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I've actually reverted back to 7 after upgrading to 8, I actually miss it a lot, but I had massive instability issues, possibly due to my specific setup, but it kept corrupting (on 3 different drives and different install methods). So until it's matured for a month I'm going to have to leave it.
Well I had to roll back a driver to windows 7 driver for RST. Windows 8 automaticly updates some drivers but you can go into the device manager and roll them back. I'm completely stable after rolling back the RST driver. It even keep the drivers there since I used the standard upgrade and "keep all".

Question does this really deactivate the other windows 7 serial key that you update from ?
 
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post #116 of 116
Microsoft did this with Windows 7 too, to make up for all of what Vista was. Goes to show all of the Windows 8 bashers how wrong they were about Windows 8 being a failure.
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