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Windows 8 Pro runs great on a netbook !

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    Windows 8 Pro runs great on a netbook !


    Hi all

    I will be upgrading my main system to windows 8 next week as I am very impressed at how it runs on a netbook. It is a million times better than windows 7. I had to hack the screen res to get metro apps to work but its great and very speedy It runs like it has 5x the computing power that a netbook has
    Ashley

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    Just installed on my Ferrari One netbook, running good- everything working so far without any magic by me.
    BTW, filled out the email for the free media center key...... still hasn't shown up, hear I'm not alone in that regard.
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    lol my bad, I just upgraded to the media centre pack for 7.99
    didn't know there was a free key lol
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    I doubt it would be that fast. If you upped the RAM to 2GB and installed an SSD, maybe but I doubt it. Atoms are just too slow for basic tasks.
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    Im being serious it has really changed my netbook
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    Quote Originally Posted by ash30000 View Post
    lol my bad, I just upgraded to the media centre pack for 7.99
    didn't know there was a free key lol
    Ya, if you go to the windows 8 downloads, then pick add ons they are offering media center for free for a short time also... oops.
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    I'm planning on updating my wife's Aspire One (C-60, 8GB RAM, 80GB Intel 320 series SSD) to Windows 8 within the next few days. Hers has a resolution of 1366x768, so I shouldn't have any issues there. Windows 7 is pretty damn fast on it, so I expect Windows 8 to run exceptionally well.
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    Windows 8 is defiantly a lot fast than windows 7, yet there is still a lot of people saying that it is the next Vista. I don't think so
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kebero View Post
    I'm planning on updating my wife's Aspire One (C-60, 8GB RAM, 80GB Intel 320 series SSD) to Windows 8 within the next few days. Hers has a resolution of 1366x768, so I shouldn't have any issues there. Windows 7 is pretty damn fast on it, so I expect Windows 8 to run exceptionally well.
    My resolution is the same, it was fine. Seems pretty fast for me also(64bit, 4gb memory)

    Oh..... media center key just showed up in my email that I applied for yesterday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pyrate View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Kebero View Post
    I'm planning on updating my wife's Aspire One (C-60, 8GB RAM, 80GB Intel 320 series SSD) to Windows 8 within the next few days. Hers has a resolution of 1366x768, so I shouldn't have any issues there. Windows 7 is pretty damn fast on it, so I expect Windows 8 to run exceptionally well.
    My resolution is the same, it was fine. Seems pretty fast for me also(64bit, 4gb memory)

    Oh..... media center key just showed up in my email that I applied for yesterday.
    Lucky you, I paid for mine
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