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Old 02-29-12, 12:57 AM   #1
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Well the Windows 8 consumer preview is available starting Feb 29. Anyone going to run it? Main OS/dual boot, VM? I might VM it or try it on my laptop for fun. I think the dl is supposed to be available at 6am PST
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Old 02-29-12, 02:11 AM   #2
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I will install it on VM and also on 7 years old Samsung Q1 UMPC to see how well it will run with 512MB RAM and 30GB hard drive.
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Gonna fire it up as primary OS. Later today.
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Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISOs now gone live.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso

Wow I am downloading x64 at full speed 1.2MB p/s. Now at 10%.
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Nice, thanks.
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Old 02-29-12, 09:06 AM   #7
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10 MB/sec
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Whoo download completed.

Now I am so excited to install it now.
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Post some screens when you get it up and running.
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Old 02-29-12, 11:06 AM   #10
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10 MB/sec
Same. Mine will be done in 4 minutes. I'll try it out on VMWare once I get it.
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Old 02-29-12, 11:29 AM   #11
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Installing on VMWare 8.
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Old 02-29-12, 11:59 AM   #12
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Hmm it's tied to your MS account now, including email and password. I hate Metro. I don't see what's new lol...
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