Laptops from day one were all touchscreen. Then along comes this new concept of a touch pad and even the ability to hook up an external mouse to your laptop. It would have been an instant hit and virtually rendered touchscreens on laptops obsolete from that point on.
I have an amusing story to tell that is apropos to the topic at hand. My 75 year old friend told me she was buying a new laptop in that she was tired of fighting with her husband over the use of their only machine. FYI, the current machine is running W7.
She knew I was a little savvy in that...
Neither option applied to me either. I did purchase the cheapie 8 Pro upgrades because of when I purchased my computers, and I think I probably would have spent 40 bucks to upgrade. However, I would not have spent over $100 for sure.
I did the same as Peterbata, purchased three (3) at $14.99. All you had to do was purchase your computer(s) during the pertinent period last summer/fall. One for mama, one for daughter & one for me!
I upgraded my 7/64 laptop to 8/64 Pro via the upgrade download (also burned the disk). I also installed the Media Center shortly after. If I were to attempt a "clean" install with my disk, do I use the original key that MS sent me in the email, or the new key that I acquired when I installed...
Try the compatibility troubleshooter. ukbadge mentioned it in another post and it appears to have straightened out my WLM. Until then It would have the same problem and I would have to reboot to get back to normal. Good luck.
Well, I'm very new here having just installed 8 a few days ago. I quickly found this is the premier Win 8 site and have been poking around for tips and tricks, which are plentiful.
Back to the subject at hand - I am no where near the skill caliber of most members here so that might make more...
To further clarify, I searched this forum for any mention of this program and could not find any. I actually joined here because I installed Win 8 recently and wanted a forum for tips and tricks. I have been a member of sevenforums for quite some time. I wanted to make you guys/gals aware of...