Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Has Anyone Noticed These Before??

  1. #1

    Posts : 288
    Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9

    Has Anyone Noticed These Before??

    OK, I had the Metro on my WDP disabled using Brink's tutorial, that made it somehow easier for me to use the normal, non-Metro Control Panel and then I saw there these.

    When I looked at the Programs and Features, then Turn Windows Features On or Off, there was apparently Hyper-V Support but it was disabled by default. I enabled it then it began to appear on the search bar when I looked for it. How do I use it? I did not even know it was included on WDP.

    There was also this 16-bit Application Support thingy. What 16 bit applications do I test with that?

    Click image for larger version

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    ya... i also noticed the hyper-V isnt FULLY functional... guess it will be available in the Consumer Preview...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    [QUOTE]There was also this 16-bit Application Support[/QUOT]

    I wonder why they added support for a dead tecnology !!!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Quote Originally Posted by vrosa View Post

    I wonder why they added support for a dead tecnology !!!

    i believe they want to add support for really ANCIENT computers with ancient software...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5

    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Is it possible they forgot to discard it during the compilation, who knows?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Build 8250

    Hyper-V is pretty much fully functional within Windows 8 DP (I've been testing/using Hyper-V in Win8 since September) ... however, it's disabled by default for a few reasons. I've found it doesn't play well with other virtualization technologies (VMware Workstation won't install if Hyper-V is enabled, for example). It also isn't necessary for the average user who will probably never need virtualization.

    The 16-bit app support, though it seems odd, is actually for businesses who still use 16-bit applications. It's weird, but they still do exist and being that Microsoft is huge in legacy support, they wanted to virtualize 16-bit support ... soon we'll see the same thing with 32-bit apps as well. Also, this 16-bit support won't be available in the 64-bit WDP, only the 32-bit (as long as Microsoft follows the same suit they did with Windows Server x64 and Windows x64). I'm guessing you are using 32-bit?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Has Anyone Noticed These Before??
Related Threads
HDD noise. Following on from this weeks updates I have a noticed a definite change in HDD activity and noise. Even when left displaying just the desktop there are constant bursts of HDD activity but while these are long lasting (a couple of minutes at a time) and seemingly pretty constant... an...
W8.1 seems to be way ahead of W7 for me on several things but these two stand out. SuperFetch... I use LibreOffice and daily update some files at around the same time each evening. I noticed with W7 that it was hit and miss as to whether the application would launch instantly (already preloaded...
Hello everyone :D this is my first post im making on this site. :) I've noticed some bugs on Windows 8.1 (+Update 1) that havent been fixed by microsoft yet. 1)Shortcut arrow Bug:Ever since i upgraded to 8.1 Some arrows on my shortcuts wont load(For sometime),others will,others will load then...
So.. something I just noticed with 8.1, you can actually run Metro apps on multiple screens now. Including split-screening each one. I have three monitors, and found I could drag metro apps to each screen and they would stay there, and run. On top of that, Metro apps no longer appear on...
Hello! I've got a question about windows 8.1, so I thought I would post it here. Yesterday I realized that my computer doesn't seem to know which edition of Windows its using. It's activated and seems to be working fine otherwise. Is this normal? :confused: 25788 don't see the folder icon change to show it's shared, like in Windows 7. Weird.
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook