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What does 1 or 2 mean when booting WIN 8 ISO?

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    win 8 release preview

    What does 1 or 2 mean when booting WIN 8 ISO?


    Downloaded & burned ISO.
    Booted from DVD & all it showed was 1 or 2.
    No explanation or other text.
    I assume they are options, but what do they do?

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    Your downloaded copy might have been corrupted, it's better to burn the disk at a slower speed.
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    windows 7 windows 8


    is that after an install ? I got the same when I did a deletion and reinstallation of the consumer preview on the dual boot.

    The ISO file they hand out is a mess.. I had to go look as to how to make it actually bootable each time I got a new version. It would be a lot easier if you just had to copy the file over to DVD and do a restart with the ability to create a separate letter for the new version of Windows... ah the dream
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What does 1 or 2 mean when booting WIN 8 ISO?
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