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post #111 of 198
Think I'll wait for the second Service Pack.
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you don't actually use windows 8 eh? in order to access bios when using windows 8 you have to boot to windows first then go to advance reboot options, reboot to bios.

you can't access bios the usual way with windows 8, pretty stupid thing if you ask me, whoever did this needs to die.

What computer are you using? The inability to access the bios in most Windows 8 computers is due to the enabling of the Fast Boot feature. Clearing the CMOS should reset the bios into disabling Fast Boot.
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What computer are you using? The inability to access the bios in most Windows 8 computers is due to the enabling of the Fast Boot feature. Clearing the CMOS should reset the bios into disabling Fast Boot.

that worked! thanks!
post #114 of 198
Never understood how people can hate 8 so much. If you have it set up right you see Metro only when you need to start a program, and it's fulfilling the exact same use as the start menu. When you use the start menu you're not using the rest of the screen anyway, so I see no reason why a fullscreen start menu should be such a problem.

It's mostly a bunch of people who can't see all the good for a single, minor inconvenience.
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In addition, you will be able to change what each of the screen’s corners will do.

Please tell me this means I can make them do nothing. I'm tired of them stealing my mouse clicks when my cursor ends up too close to the corner.
    
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Please tell me this means I can make them do nothing. I'm tired of them stealing my mouse clicks when my cursor ends up too close to the corner.

I really can't recommend startisback enough redface.gif

It has options to disable all corners! tongue.gif

post #117 of 198
most important feature=boot to desktop. i rarely use the start button anyway, mainly just to get to the control panel
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i'm sure windows is the cause, just do google search of windows 8, bios, boot menu.

No, if you don't have the MB post, it has nothing to do with win8. That's definitely a hardware issue.
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post #119 of 198
Win 8.1 pics leaked. It seems start button won't work as a start button. It will open metro.

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http://www.guru3d.com/news_story/windows_8_1_start_buttons_leakslooks_familiar.html
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Win 8.1 pics leaked. It seems start button won't work as a start button. It will open metro.

source:

http://www.guru3d.com/news_story/windows_8_1_start_buttons_leakslooks_familiar.html

Of course, you didn't really think that they would go back to the old menu, did you? Never gonna happen IMO
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