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[RP] Windows 8 to Include Separate UI’s and Boot Management

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As Microsoft continues to work on the next generation Windows OS (aka Windows 8), we got some more information for you to check out.

Separate User Interfaces

Source

Excited about boot option
post #2 of 41
O.o I like that boot management feature.
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Interesting...
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You can also expect to see Windows Phone 7 alike tiles integrated into Windows 8
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I think this should be in the Rumor section. It IS from Rumorpedia...

If any of it's true, it's pretty cool smile.gif
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post #5 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by K10;12269178 
I think this should be in the Rumor section. It IS from Rumorpedia...

If any of it's true, it's pretty cool smile.gif

That's what I thought, too, but they did provide a couple of sources to back themselves up, so I'm leaving it here.
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post #6 of 41
i got excited for a minute thinking boot manager ala grub or lilo but nooooo. that was to optimistic.
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Windows 8 has its own virtual drive to mount ISO files in early M1 builds.

I wonder how that will interact with some of the more draconian DRM schemes (if it makes it into the retail version, anyway).
 
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post #8 of 41
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Originally Posted by Mr. Mojo;12269958 
I wonder how that will interact with some of the more draconian DRM schemes (if it makes it into the retail version, anyway).

Maybe it'll stop companies from using stupid DRM on their games if everyone cant play them on Microsoft's newest OS.

Interesting news, will be interesting to see how this progresses.
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post #9 of 41
I'm interested to see what 8 will be like. I'm a Linux user, of course, but always interested to see cool new features.
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post #10 of 41
The mounting tool integrated in Windows will surely not emulate any DRM...
Why should they risk doing that?
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