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so i decided to install this newest M$ baby on my pc to go along with windows 7 on a different hdd and i have to say its freking awesome.

I read so many different opinions about its only beta and really not so functional but so far all of newes games works faultlessly as well as all the drivers and more. New interface is makeing my dreams come true :pimp:

Reason I make this topic is I want to know if anyone else tried Windows 8 Technical Preview for them self and what they think about it.
Im not talking about virtual machine (because its so, sooo slooow), i want to know opinions from people that really installed W8TP on their HDDs
 

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yeah i got to play with my neighbors Windows 8 tablet. its a laptop thats folds into a tablet with a multi touch screen. (they work in the kernal for windows 8) and it was incredible. next year Windows 8 slates are going to be the shit!
 
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Where can we get this download for WIN 8 x64?

I did the same with Windows 7, where MS e-mailed me a direct link, several years before Win 7 went to retail.
 
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How stable is the current windows 8 build?

And is their any speed improvements over win 7?
 

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How stable is the current windows 8 build?
Actually it is rather stable.

And is their any speed improvements over win 7?
Ran it myself for a couple weeks, I did notice a small overall bump in "feel".It also does boot a little quicker. Needed to also mention, it picked up my array AT INSTALLATION meaning the drivers were there.

@ad3k

Where did you get a technical build 8102?! I would like to try it. All I see is a developer preview
 
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How stable is the current windows 8 build?

And is their any speed improvements over win 7?
Uses like 20% less ram. Only turns on services when needed instead of letting them run all the time. No more need for tweaking it. Great for netbooks. Supposedly it juggles cores better but haven't seen benchmarks. Def. moving on to 8, has a lot of basic UI and functionality changes I was expecting to appear in 7. Even the taskmanager looks great.
 
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I won't move to 8 anytime soon just because i don't want to go all over the tweaking and training again , it took half a year for Win7 (from XP) and well 8 is just not any major upgrade in whole design but i still would take me a week to make all settings, registery tweaks and workaround.

I was thinkering of making some kind of how to for quick tweaking since i rely currently on my own mind to recall me "what else i need to tweak before i do other stuff" ...

because there's a point , tweaks need to be done before you start to use PC, stuff like full row select, resets all folder settings when needing to disable so better do it at fresh install.
 
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Uses like 20% less ram. Only turns on services when needed instead of letting them run all the time. No more need for tweaking it. Great for netbooks. Supposedly it juggles cores better but haven't seen benchmarks. Def. moving on to 8, has a lot of basic UI and functionality changes I was expecting to appear in 7. Even the taskmanager looks great.


Might install it on my parents pc :laugh:
 
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I might install Win 8 x64, on another partition within my drive. We shall see.
 

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Still no links on a technical preview? I have the developer preview unless the OP worded it wrong.
 
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Has anyone tried BF3 beta on win 8?
 
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Also note that if you downloaded the first build and updated through Windows update it will be the 8102 build. I checked my system last night (downloaded the original preview) and sure as the world it shows 8102.
 

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Thanks guys. Did not know that.
 
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Uses like 20% less ram. Only turns on services when needed instead of letting them run all the time. No more need for tweaking it. Great for netbooks. Supposedly it juggles cores better but haven't seen benchmarks. Def. moving on to 8, has a lot of basic UI and functionality changes I was expecting to appear in 7. Even the taskmanager looks great.
There is a tweak for 7 to fix core parking that is useful for laptops and the like. Maybe they added the fix.
 
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i cant get any chat programs to work so far >_< but Warcraft is running flawlessly :D
 
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