Now I hadn't heard of that term before which I find amusing.
Nor did I know that you could locate the "charms" on the right side.
I wish I knew why my uninstall did not work as advertised as I followed your tutorial to the letter.
At the present, I don't have the time to sacrifice to make another run at it.
When I get the time, then I'll make a sys img backup, install, and try to uninstall again immediately...
Sure hope you made a system image backup of your Win 7 before installing Win 8.
I was lucky and had made one so I didn't lose much when the uninstall of Win 8 did not work "as advertised".
You will notice that Shawn's snapshots always show a 100 mb reserved partition.
Don't recall the details, but when rebooted I got a msg indicating that boot mgr or boot loader missing and upon boot the dual-icon screen showed up where one would chose Win 7 or Win 8. Of course, choosing Win 7 resulted in the error msg.
fortunately, I had a system image backup and a...
Agree. As said I think in ARS Technica, Window Everywhere is really Windows Nowhere.
An operating system can no be all things to all people.
Different user groups have different needs. If Win 8 designers continue to stick their heads in the sand, then that will be a god-send for all of the...
True. The vast majority of users just want to shutdown and how, what, where, and when is of no consequence whereas a developer would like and need to be able to easily shut off the kernel hibernation during certain testing.
A different title would certainly have been better.
My hope is that...
I think some misunderstanding exists here. This is about more than shutting down your computer.
In Savill's article, he gives the following link:
Delivering fast boot times in Windows 8 - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
For serious technical addicts, then I consider...