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Windows 8
« on: February 29, 2012, 07:33:38 PM »
I just downloaded Windows 8 and was wondering if any of you have it already? If so please share your opinions, tips etc.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2012, 07:37:53 PM »
I just downloaded Windows 8 and was wondering if any of you have it already? If so please share your opinions, tips etc.

I was just reading some reviews on it, have yet to download it.
What are your first thoughts?
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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012, 07:45:51 PM »
It is still in the early stages of development, so there are defiantly going to be some bugs. The start menu is really amazing and the way you open apps is cool. You can flick  apps around the screen and it is in general much more graphical the the previous windows. As far as the cons, I have only had it installed for a couple of hour so i will take me a couple of days to see.

It is also kinda different so i am still working my way around.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2012, 07:49:23 PM »
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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2012, 07:50:57 PM »
where can you download it from?
i was speaking to someone, he told me he will have it in 2 weeks

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2012, 07:52:46 PM »
where can you download it from?
i was speaking to someone, he told me he will have it in 2 weeks
You can downloade it here

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2012, 08:49:48 PM »
didn't try it out, but seems like they replace their desktop OS ecosystem 9the one thing they did right) with a mobile-type OS (an area where they're clearly behind the pack)
when PC software needs to go through an app store/marketplace, we're in trouble

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2012, 09:42:17 PM »
The desktop is the same as before! It's the start button that changed.
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Re: Re: Windows 8
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2012, 12:30:08 AM »
when PC software needs to go through an app store/marketplace, we're in trouble
why are we in trouble, u think there won't be any free software? Believe me nothing will change, hackers won't go bankrupt.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2012, 03:18:41 PM »
why are we in trouble, u think there won't be any free software? Believe me nothing will change, hackers won't go bankrupt.
the issue is not just free software, it muzzles software creation in general

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2012, 03:32:09 PM »
do you think its worth putting this beta version on my laptop instead of windows 7 ultimate? or just wait till the final version comes out

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2012, 12:36:53 PM »
do you think its worth putting this beta version on my laptop instead of windows 7 ultimate? or just wait till the final version comes out
First of all, its not the beta version it is the consumer review version. If you do install the Windows 8 be ready to experience bugs once in a while since its still in testing.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2012, 09:42:46 AM »
has anyone tried it? what are people saying?

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2012, 01:23:48 PM »
I see now that it has greatly diminished my battery life, as well as making my laptop heat up from working so much.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2012, 02:29:02 PM »
I see now that it has greatly diminished my battery life, as well as making my laptop heat up from working so much.
thats why i am waiting till the final version is out. im sure then itll be fine