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  1. Urthboundmisfit

    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8

    No %SystemRoot%\Logs\DISM\dism.log either :( Screenshot: Dialogue box message:
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    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8

    Slllllooooowwww... Same problem here. Fresh install of 8.1 Pro in VM, 2.5gb RAM 2 cores, fully patched, default programs. I started disk cleanup @ 6:58 pm; it found 18mb to remove... I left it running & checked every 15 mins or so. At 8:25 PM with the progress bar @ 50% or so & CPU @ 99%...
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    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8

    Thank you for confirming, Shawn. This was the initial scan after fresh install & about 80 or so updates, I imagine subsequent cleanups should be speedier, no? I have 7 installed on my SSD & I am testing Win 8.1 on the (slower 5400 rpm) HDD that came with the laptop, eventually will dual boot 7...
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    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8

    Hello Shawn, I have a couple of questions/issues regarding WU cleanup on Win 8.1 - in Windows 7 there is a way to check for & see what packages are queued for deletion/cleanup in a log called "deepclean.log" as described here by UsernameIssues... there appears to be no such log in 8.1 nor is...
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    Start Menu Toolbar - Create on Windows 8 Taskbar

    Worked like a charm Shawn, thanks! Additionally, I was able to rt click the Control Panel Category View Shortcut and pin it to the Taskbar.
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    Start Menu Toolbar - Create on Windows 8 Taskbar

    Clicking "Control Panel" in "new" start menu is unresponsive, no folder icon... :sad:
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    Reset Windows 8

    Nice tut Shawn, bookmarked.
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    Windows 8 - What do you think?

    Ditto. Works for me, YMMV.
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    Blue Screen of Death Lives On in Windows 8

    BSOD: Extreme Makeover Edition :p
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    Windows 8 Build 7955 not install in Virtualbox.

    Worked for me in Workstation 8.
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    Solved up n running..but mouse movement sucks!!

    Works in Workstation 8. Everything seems more stable than V-Box, IMHO.
  12. Urthboundmisfit

    Windows 8 Developer Preview release

    Dowloaded VM Workstation 8 30 day trial, installing...so far...:eek: I'm in...:grin:
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    which ISO file version should I choose

    Blleeeeccchhh...64 bit installed: Downloading the 32 bit as I type. hopefully I 'll get better performance.
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    which ISO file version should I choose

    Thanks Shawn, I should have known that. I did attempt it in VMware (it didn't work) and subsequently dl'd & installed the 64 bit ISO in V-Box using your tutorial. I haven't played with it yet, life is getting in the way, lol. My already underwhelming graphics on my cheap lappy will probably...
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    Windows 8 Developer Preview release

    TY, already installing (as we speak) in V-Box...
  16. Urthboundmisfit

    Windows 8 Developer Preview release

    Me neither...
  17. Urthboundmisfit

    VirtualBox - Install Windows 8

    FWIW, didn't work in VMware Player..... I'm off to d/l VirtualBox...:grin: ...
  18. Urthboundmisfit

    Windows 8 Developer Preview release

    65 kb/s??? 17 hours left??? Thanks, but no thanks...
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    which ISO file version should I choose

    :dance: Thanks, Shawn. ETA: Noob questions if I may? I plan on "playing" with this in VMware Player despite not having a touch-capable machine...which ISO file version should I choose?
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    Windows 8 Developer Preview release

    :grin: You're the BEST Shawn!
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