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How did you setup your Win 8 install?

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  • On a seperate test machine

    56 10.07%
  • As a Virtual Machine (VM) guest OS

    55 9.89%
  • Dual boot

    190 34.17%
  • As your main OS on your primary machine

    249 44.78%
  • On a tablet device

    6 1.08%
  1. #71

    Am I int the right place?
    Posts : 340
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview

    x64 on clean install to my primary computer

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #72

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,442
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    Installed the 64 bit version over (no dual boot) a fresh Windows 7 x64 install on my backup rig.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #73

    Posts : 1,396
    Windows 8 Developer 32 bit

    Salvaged junk machine....after all it is a prebeta.... so no matter how badly it may go, there is a dumpster at work....
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #74

    Installed 32-bit in Dual (actually triple) boot mode on old PC - unhappy with that (few Metro apps work) then in Virtualbox 64-bit on main machine - running nicely. Will wait for Beta before Dual (Quad) boot on main MC.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #75

    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Installed WDP 64-bit dual boot with Linuxmint 11 64-bit. Runs pretty good, except the annoying-uneasy shutdown.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #76

    New Delhi
    Posts : 44
    Windows 8 Pro Retail x64

    using Windows 8x64 DP in Dual boot..!!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #77

    Wanaka, New Zealand
    Posts : 74
    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

    I installed mine in a .vhd by extracting install.wim using imagex and running this simple command from system32 bcdboot.exe H:\Windows
    It skips half the installation process and bypasses the need for easybcd.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #78

    Posts : 7
    Windows Developer Preview Buid 8102

    I installed on my main Netbook , I am running Build 8102 Intel Atom
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9. #79

    I set mine up. Virtual Machine. Took awhile to get it running I had to enable virtual on my bios first.
    I can't set up a duel boot on this HP lap Top, wish I could.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  10. #80

    Clean install of the W8CP 64 bit on Toshiba M305-4828 Laptop just installed Office 2010 Pro Plus 64 bit no problem . I have also run it in a v ware install but it runs a little sluggish in that install.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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