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Win 8 Consumer Preview

Discussion in 'Gadgets / Electronics / Laptops' started by kaps, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Jotinder

    Jotinder Regolare

    New Delhi
    Linea 1.3
    Why do a dual boot configuration, better way is through VM workstation. No hassle to uninstall or clear your boot files and boot loader incase you dont like it.
  2. vIjAy_kHaSa

    vIjAy_kHaSa Esperto

    Don't you guys feel that Windows 8 is wasted without a touch enabled monitor.
    Boot speed is fantastic though even better than linux distributions.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2012
  3. kaps

    kaps Superiore

    New Delhi
    New Delhi
    Linea 1.4
    Agree Jotinder, I wanted to test it on full system. For example, consumer preview had driver support for my PC's mainboard, release preview doesn't accept win7 drivers. In virtual machine, the feeling of being restricted is always there with restricted resources.
    It would be fantastic on a touch enabled monitor, but only for Metro environment. For working in other productivity linked applications a keyboard will be still required. A 6" or 7" tablet will be a great experience though. It is not just the boot speed, the speed with which apps launch is also great.
  4. sidd

    sidd Amatore

    used it for an hour on a non touch screen laptop, hated it, it was frustrating as hell i nearly through the laptop

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