Windows 8 Consumer Preview is out

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  1. KoalaRimjob

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    Didn't you post a thread like this a couple months ago?

    I'm experiencing deja vu.
     
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    No i posted DP last time this is CP
     
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    I will have to install once they get a decent release candidate out.

    I was thinking of removing my Windows 7 install so I could half the partition size, because as is right now 96% of my laptop's hard drive is tied up in one install of Windows 7 (480GB). I have been using my Windows partition as mounted storage for the most part, as I use Linux most of the time.

    That might be my project for today, delete, repartition and reinstall Windows 7 on my laptop to make room for Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12 prereleases :)
     
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    Ah.

    Do you(or anybody else) know what font is used for the time? It's so modern and clean; I must see if I have it. Could it be a type of serif?
     
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    Segoe UI probibly
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Abandon your silly mac ripoff OS, and come to the camp of the greatest OS ever made. Give yourself over to windows zigger.
     
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    Virtualize ALL the things.

    I'll mess with this tonight D:
     
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    Yeah. I'm gonna grab some 40s and make a night of this. Chicks dig bad OSs.
     
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    Did you not read where I said that 96% of my hdd is Windows 7?
     
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    Whenever I get a decent-paying job, I'm getting a new laptop and it might end up having Windows 8.

    My Toshiba is going to be three years old, in september; I'll have to get a more powerful computer, if I want to play the latest games. This one can only handle Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on minimum settings because of my graphics card.
     
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    This is hideous, and I could make something that looks identical in Ubuntu... 2 years ago.
     
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    "Consumer preview" my ass, why not just call it an open beta? Either way, I expect that once it hits shelves it will be just as buggy and terrible as Vista and ME.
     
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    The new control panel , remote desktop &, task manager applications are decent. You can sign in with an office 365 account, getting it to join a domain is fucking torture like finding a needle in a haystack.

    The worst thing at the moment is the glaring omission of a fucking start menu & button while in the desktop mode.

    Default userpic needs to go too.

    The video program looks very promising for large collections.
     
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    I've forgotten about Microsoft and bugs. Just like when the Xbox 360 came out in 2005, brand new computers with Windows 8 pre-installed will be a HOT topic for months/years to come.

    1)Turn power on.
    2)Touch Start.
    3)Get fire extinguisher.
    4)RUN LIKE FUCK!
    5)Call fire department.
    6)Suffocate on fire extinguishing powder for being a dumbfuck.
     
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    oh and it still cant index a fucking network share jeez vista could do that :hitler2:
     
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    I read the part where you even keep any amount of your HDD in filthy loonix hacker land.
     
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    The design is genius.
     
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    Sometimes I suspect that koalarimjob may be a super advanced spambot,set up here by Bill Gates himself,to flood EDF with ads for windows products.
     
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    actually I heard from the old D&D fanatic who teaches my networking class that the Windows 8 Beta has problems with multiboot. don't remember what the problem was exactly though.
     
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    Yeah its the new bootloader
     
  23. I_Cant

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    ah, figured it would be something like that.

    I just hope they (or someone anyway) fix all this stuff before it becomes the only version they service.
     
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    I wouldn't use the Windows bootloader anyways.
     
  25. I_Cant

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    ah, guess that solves that problem